The Uzbekistan’s Olympic team played its first match in the 2nd training camp in the UAE. Wards Samvel Babayan played the friendly match against North Korea's Olympic team and won with a score of 4:2 on December 20.
The first half of the meeting was held with the advantage of the Uzbek team. Two goals of Igor Sergeyev allowed the team to finish the first half with a very comfortable score. In the second half, Husniddin Gafurov and Ikrom Alibaev could hit the goal against North Korea.
The Olympic team of Uzbekistan will participate in the finals of the Asian U-23 in Qatar in January next year. In preparation for this tournament, the team will hold two more matches in the current gatherings in Dubai. On December 23, it will play a friendly match against Olympic team of Syria, and on December 27, against Olympic team of Qatar.