JUNIOR FOOTBALL TEAM REWARDED FOR FINE PERFORMANCE AT WORLD CUP
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed resolution on July 11 to reward members of national U-17 soccer team who took part in World Cup in Mexico.
All members of the lineup, including the head of Uzbek delegation and coaches, are to be awarded with commemorative sign “O`zbekiston Respublikasi Mustaqilligiga 20 yil” (20 Years to the Independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan).
The awards, according to the text of directive, are being granted for the team’s outstanding performance at the 2011 World Cup in Mexico, and thus making a remarkable input into raising the nation’s image on the international arena and demonstrating the brightest qualities of a comprehensively advanced generation being nurtured in Uzbekistan.
Apart from commemorative signs, the head of state awarded the chief coach Aleksey Yevstafeev and senior coach Ahmadjon Musaev with Lacetti sedans, and 13 players with Spark cars.