The line-up for the AFC Final Round Qualifying for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games was completed on a thrilling final day of second stage qualifiers with Australia, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Syria, Bahrain and Qatar confirming their spots on Wednesday.
Uzbekistan former national team captain Mirdjalol Kasimov will play his final match in professional football on 2 June against a combined team of European and Asian stars.
She’s 6-foot-3, so the coach of Uzbekistan’s national basketball team keeps trying to recruit her. Akgul Amanmuradova is sticking with tennis instead, and the tallest woman on tour is in the French Open’s second round.
The draws for the AFC Champions League 2007 and AFC Cup 2007 knockout stages as well as the AFC Final Round for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games will take place on June 13, 2007, in Kuala Lumpur at AFC House.
The top two teams in the Uzbekistan League changed positions after the 11th round with Pakhtakor going top after a 3-0 defeat of Nasaf.
Top-seeded Amelie Mauresmo of France beat Varvara Lepchenko of Uzbekistan 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the Strasbourg International.
Bahrain’s Al Najma will take on AGMK of Uzbekistan in the opening Group ’A’ match of the 2007 Asian Clubs Men’s Volleyball Championship which gets underway on June 1 at the Juffair Youth Centre.
Iyad Mando proved the hero for Al Karama as the Syrians qualified for the quarter-finals of the AFC Champions League thanks to a 2-0 victory over Neftchi in their final Group C match at Khaled Ibn Al Waleed Stadium on Wednesday.