Category: Central Asia

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Bunyodkor Tashkent – Uzbek’s Football Builders Remembered

Bunyodkor Tashkent – Uzbek’s Football Builders Remembered

Manuel Veth - For a brief period Bunyodkor Tashkent was on the verge of becoming a so-called super club that in some ways was thought to change the f ...
Soviet Vysshaya Liga History – The Five Most Exotic Clubs

Soviet Vysshaya Liga History – The Five Most Exotic Clubs

Manuel Veth - The Soviet Union was a country of many nations with over 100 different ethnic groups calling the former empire their home. That multi-n ...
Odil Ahmedov – Uzbekistan’s Quarterback Profiled

Odil Ahmedov – Uzbekistan’s Quarterback Profiled

Manuel Veth - In some ways, Odil Ahmedov lives for the Asian Cup. The Uzbekistan national team captain, after all, emerged as one of the world's most ...
Vitalij Lux – Between Fourth Division And Asian Cup

Vitalij Lux – Between Fourth Division And Asian Cup

Manuel Veth - When the 2019 Asian Cup kicks off on January 5 in the United Arab Emirates, there will be a strong post-Soviet contingent at the tourna ...
Stalinism – Football and Culture in the Interwar Soviet Union

Stalinism – Football and Culture in the Interwar Soviet Union

Manuel Veth - Football has always been a game for the masses. But how did a game for the masses function during the time of Stalinism in the Soviet U ...
CIS Cup – An Almost Forgotten Tournament Remembered

CIS Cup – An Almost Forgotten Tournament Remembered

Manuel Veth - The winter break has engulfed most of the leagues of the former Soviet Union. A three-month-long break to escape the harsh winters of E ...
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