Uzbekistan Football Association

The Uzbekistan Football Association (Uzbek: Oʻzbekiston futbol assotsiatsiyasi, Russian: Футбольная ассоциация Узбекистана) is the governing body of soccer in Uzbekistan, controlling the Uzbekistan national team.

Uzbekistan Football Association
AFC
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Founded1946
HeadquartersTashkent
FIFA affiliation1994
AFC affiliation1993 (Associate member)[1] 1994
CAFA affiliation2015
PresidentAchilbay Ramatov
Websitehttp://www.ufa.uz/oz
Logo of the Uzbekistan Football Federation from the middle of the 2000s to 2017

HistoryEdit

Uzbekistan Football Federation was founded in 1946,[citation needed] while Uzbekistan was still under Soviet rule, and has been a member of FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation since 1994.

On 7 January 2013, at a ceremony in Zurich, Switzerland, Uzbekistan football federation was awarded the prize FIFA Fair Play Award from FIFA. Uzbekistan Football Federation took also first place in points for the "Fair Play" among the AFC in 2012.

The federation organizes the Uzbek League, the second level Uzbekistan First League, Uzbekistan Second League, Uzbek Cup, UzPFL Cup and the Uzbek women's football championship.

The federation changed its nomenclature to Football Association in 2017.

PresidentsEdit

Period President
1992–1994 Elmar Aminov
1995–2005 Zakir Almatov
2006–2017 Mirabror Usmanov
2017–2018 Umid Ahmadjonov
2018–present Achilbay Ramatov

Association staffEdit

Name Position Source
  Abdulsalom Azizov President [2][3]
  Ravshan Irmatov Senior Vice President [4][5]
  Mukhiddin Juraev 2nd Vice President [6][7]
  Kholmatov Shaakram 3rd Vice President [8][9]
  Avaz Maksumov General Secretary [10][11]
  Olim Salikhov Treasurer [12]
n/a Technical Director
  Vadim Abramov Team Coach (Men's) [13][14]
  Bakhrom Norsafarov Team Coach (Women's) [15][16]
  Zokhirjon Akramkhonov Media/Communications Manager [17]
  Alisher Muminov Futsal Coordinator [18]
n/a Referee Coordinator

CompetitionsEdit

Men'sEdit

Level Division
1 Uzbekistan Super League
2 Uzbekistan Pro League
3 Uzbekistan Pro-B League
4 Uzbekistan Second League

Women'sEdit

Level Division
1 Uzbek Women's Football Championship

Current title holdersEdit

Competition Year Champions Title Runners-up Next edition
Senior (Men's)
Uzbekistan Super League 2020 2021
Uzbekistan Pro League 2020 2021
Uzbekistan Pro-B League 2020 2021
Youth (Men's)
Senior (Women's)
Uzbek women's football championship 2020 2021
Youth (Women's)

AwardsEdit

The Uzbekistan Football Association Awards Gala is an award ceremony hosted by The Football Association. The inaugural ceremony take place in December, in February or March before 2018. The 2015 Award ceremony took place on 20 February 2013.[19] The 2015 Award ceremony was held on 4 March 2016.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AFC membership reaches 44". 30 April 1993.
  2. ^ FIFA.com. "Member Association - Uzbekistan - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  3. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  4. ^ FIFA.com. "Member Association - Uzbekistan - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  5. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  6. ^ FIFA.com. "Member Association - Uzbekistan - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  7. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  8. ^ FIFA.com. "Member Association - Uzbekistan - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  9. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  10. ^ FIFA.com. "Member Association - Uzbekistan - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  11. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  12. ^ FIFA.com. "Member Association - Uzbekistan - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  13. ^ FIFA.com. "Member Association - Uzbekistan - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  14. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  15. ^ FIFA.com. "Member Association - Uzbekistan - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  16. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  17. ^ FIFA.com. "Member Association - Uzbekistan - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  18. ^ FIFA.com. "Member Association - Uzbekistan - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  19. ^ a b c ФФУ наградила лауреатов 2012 года (in Russian). UFF. 2013-01-21.
  20. ^ "UFF announced the best of the year" (in Uzbek). Championat.asia. 2017-12-14.
  21. ^ "Марат Бикмаев — лучший футболист года в Узбекистане" (in Russian). Gazeta.uz. 2017-12-15.
  22. ^ "Эльдор Шомуродов признан лучшим футболистом Узбекистана" (in Russian). Gazeta.uz. 2019-12-25.
  23. ^ "Ўзбекистоннинг 2019 йилдаги энг яхши футболчиси аниқланди" (in Uzbek). Stadion.uz. 2019-12-24.
  24. ^ "UFF announced the best of the year" (in Uzbek). Championat.asia. 2017-12-14.
  25. ^ Марат Бикмаев — лучший футболист года в Узбекистане (in Russian). Gazeta.uz. 2017-12-15.
  26. ^ Объявлены лауреаты 2011 года the-uff.com, 23 Декабря 2011, (in Russian)

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