The news that the Russian national football team will take part in the first championship of the Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) among men's teams caused a mixed reaction among both football players and sports fans. And not only in Russia, but also abroad.
The coaching staff headed by Mergen Orazov announced the composition of the players for the training camp, which will be held from March 25 to March 30 in the UAE. However, before that, the national team will have a debut meeting with the Malaysian players for the newly minted coach, which will take place on March 23 in Johor.
The youth national team of Uzbekistan won the Asian U-20 Cup for the first time in history, defeating the Iraqi team in the final. The match, held at the Bunyodkor Stadium in Tashkent, ended with a minimum score of 1-0.