Usmon Toshev

Usmon Qudratovich Toshev is an Uzbekistani professional football coach and former player. From November 2018 he is the head coach of the Tajikistan national football team and Tajikistan Olympic national football team.

Usmon Toshev
Personal information
Date of birth (1965-09-23) 23 September 1965 (age 55)
Place of birth Bukhara, Uzbekistan SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1987 Zarafshan 52 (2)
1988 Pakhtakor 12 (0)
1989–1991 Nurafshon 73 (14)
1992 Atommash 8 (0)
1992 Nurafshon 11 (0)
1992–1993 Szolnoki 28 (2)
1994–1998 Bukhara 114 (10)
1998 Keratsini 16 (1)
1999 Bukhara 29 (1)
National team
1994 Uzbekistan 2 (0)
Teams managed
2000–2008 Bukhara
2006 Uzbekistan (assistant)
2008 Nasaf (interim)
2008 Shurtan
2009–2011 Spartak Tashkent
2011 Nasaf (director)
2012 Nasaf
2009–2011 Spartak Bukhara
2014–2015 De Maiwand Atalan
2017 Andijan
2018 Uzbekistan (U-17)
2018– Tajikistan
2018– Tajikistan (U-23)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only



He played for the youth team of the Bukhara "Yoshkuch". From 1985 to 1987, he played for the "Zarafshan". In 1987 he graduated from Bukhara University with a degree in sports education. In 1988, he played for the "Pakhtakor". In 1989–1991, he played for the Bukhara "Nurafshon".

In 1992, he played for the Russian "Atommash" from Volgodonsk. In the same year, he also played again for "Nurafshon". In 1992–1993 he played for the Hungarian club "Szolnok". In 1994–1998 he was a player in the "Bukhara" club. In 1998, he also played for the Greek club "Keratsini". In 1999 he completed his playing career at "Bukhara".


In 1994 he played two matches for the national team of Uzbekistan, in matches against teams of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.


After completing his career as a footballer, in 2000 he was appointed head coach of the "Bukhara", which he headed until 2008. Under the leadership of Toshev, "Bukhara" was one of the "middle peasants" in the Highest League of Uzbekistan. In 2002, in parallel, he was the head coach of the national team of the Bukhara Region in football in the national student games “Universiade 2002”, which took place in Bukhara, and in which the national team of the Bukhara region became the champion.

In 2005 he received a coaching license PRO. In 2006, he worked for a while at the coaching staff of the national team of Uzbekistan under the leadership of Russian coach Valery Nepomnyashchy. In 2008 he was temporarily the head coach of the "Nasaf". In 2009, he headed the "Shurtan".

In 2009–2011 he was the head coach of the "Spartak Tashkent". In 2011, he worked as a manager and sports director at "Nasaf", and from May to November 2012 he headed this club. In 2013, he headed the "Spartak Bukhara".

In 2014–2015, he was the head coach of the Afghan club De Maiwand Atalan, which participates in the Afghan Premier League. In 2017, he headed the "Andijan" club, which then participated in the First League of Uzbekistan, and at the end of the season, took 3rd place in this league.

In 2018, for some time he headed the junior national team of Uzbekistan under 16 years old, with which he won the youth tournament of the CAFA. In the second half of 2018, he headed the Afghan club Tufan Herirud, with which he won the Afghan Premier League 2018.


On 15 November 2018, Toshev was appointed as manager of the Tajikistan national under-23 football team,[1] and several days later, in parallel, he was appointed as the head coach Tajikistan.

Career statisticsEdit


Uzbekistan national team
Year Apps Goals
1994 2 0
Total 17 3

Statistics accurate as of matches played in 1994[2]


  1. ^ "УСМОН ТОШЕВ – ГЛАВНЫЙ ТРЕНЕР ОЛИМПИЙСКОЙ СБОРНОЙ ТАДЖИКИСТАНА (U-23)". (in Russian). Football Federation Tajikistan. 15 November 2018. Retrieved 5 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Usmon Toshev". Retrieved 5 April 2019.

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