Uzbek Soccer with Spanish Roots
Uzbekistan Football Federation intends to introduce Spanish football system in our country. That was announced during the meeting of UFF President Umid Ahmadjonov and sports director of the Royal Federation of Spanish Football (RFEF) Fernando Hierro on January 21.
Fernando Hierro expressed his willingness to provide the necessary assistance in creating a system of “perfect and modern” football in Uzbekistan. First of all, it will be clearly reflected in the structure of UFF, the work of national teams and the club infrastructure.
In addition, several 16-year-old footballers from Uzbekistan will go to Spain in summer and take part in training camps of local clubs. Representatives of the clubs of the Uzbek Super League will be able to improve their skills and improve their qualifications in such clubs as Real Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Atletico Madrid.
In a word, Spanish football system of in our country will be introduced. All work will be arranged on the basis of the Spanish model - from children’s soccer to the training processes of the national team, the report says.
Moreover, Fernando Hierro said that, if necessary, he will send Spanish specialists to Uzbekistan to conduct trainings seminars and introduce the system of professional development.
In March, a delegation of Uzbekistan Football Federation is expected to visit Spain to study the structure of the football federation, the system of work of clubs and the mechanisms for the preparation of national teams.