Samvel Babayan appointed as Uzbekistan U23 coach

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President of Football Federation (UFF) Mirabror Usmanov has approved to appoint a new coach for U23 team.

According to the UFF, has been chosen to take charge of Uzbekistan U23. He is also the coach of Uzbekistan national team.

Former head coach of Uzbekistan U-23 Victor Jalilov and Ravshan Haydarov were appointed as Samvel Babayan’s assistants.

The decision was adopted in order to improve the preparation of Uzbekistan team to the AFC U-23 Championship in Qatar. Uzbekistan was drawn into Group C with South Korea, Iraq and Yemen.

Top three teams of this tournament will qualify Olympic Games in 2016.

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