Uza. On March 18, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited the Bunyodkor stadium and watched the 2023 AFC U-20 Asian Cup final.
The championship was exciting in all aspects. Quarter- and semi-final matches will be remembered for a long time.
The Asian Cup with the participation of national teams from 16 countries played an important role in further developing the football infrastructure in Uzbekistan, popularization of the game loved by millions, and raising the level of work to ensure the modern look of the existing stadiums to a new level.
The final match between the national teams of Uzbekistan and Iraq will remain in history as the highest point of the championship. In this match, Uzbekistan youth won with a score of 1:0.
The Head of state took part in the awarding ceremony and presented the Asian Cup.
This victory inspired joy in the hearts of tens of thousands of those present at the stadium, millions of compatriots sitting in front of television screens, and doubled the festive mood.
20-year-old football players are now waiting for more responsible competitions. Uzbekistan youth will take part in the championship in Indonesia, as the strongest team in Asia.