Uzbekistan beats Iraq 1:0

by Anonymous on 7/19/2004

After the European Football Championship 2004 in Portugal, interested football fans could follow the Asian Cup 2004 in China. The Uzbek team started the Cup with a victory over Iraq 1:0 thanks to an excellent free-kick by Mirjalol Qosimov. Uzbekistan is in Group C together with Turkmenistan, Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan are the only central Asian countries to play in the Cup. There are many quite strong national teams in the Cup such as China, South Korea, Saudi Arabia and Japan. However, according to the coach of the Uzbek team Ravshan Haydarov any team can “do a Greece”, and he is sure that the Uzbek team will do its best to win the Cup. For more coverage see the Official website of the Asian Cup .

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Education 2003–2004 Master Degree in Developmental Studies (DESS “Gestion et dynamisation du développement”), The University of Pierre Mendès France of Grenoble, France 1998-2003 Bachelor Degree in International Economics, The University of World Economy and Diplomacy of Tashkent, Uzbekistan Work Experience 05/2004-08/2004 Researcher, The Economic Mission of France in Istanbul, Turkey 04/2003-09/2003 Research assistant and Translator in the UNDP project UZB 01/04 on institutional reinforcement of the Higher School of Business under the President of Uzbekistan 01/2003-04/2003 Interpreter, International Department, The Higher School of Business, Tashkent, Uzbekistan 09/2002-01/2003 English Language Junior Editor at the Journal “International Relations, Law and Economy” of the University of World Economy and Diplomacy, Tashkent, Uzbekistan 06/2002-09/2002 Intern, CIS countries Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan

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