Mirabror Usmanov, President of the Football Federation of Uzbekistan appointed Samvel Babayan to the position of head coach of the Olympic team, the press service of the Football Federation reported.
Babayan is also the head coach of the national team. This decision is explained by the necessity of performing of Olympic team at a high level at the Asian Championship (U-23) in Qatar, where the winners will qualify for the Olympic Games in Brazil.
Prior to that, Victor Jalilov held the post. Now he is a senior coach. Ravshan Khaydarov also entered the new coaching staff.