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21:59 / 23.02.2019 668

Bakhodir Akhmedov elected as an Executive Committee member of Asian Hockey Federation 

Within the framework of the Asian Hockey Federation’s Congress, which is being held in Gifu city of Japan, chairman of the Hockey Federation of Uzbekistan Bakhodir Akhmedov was awarded a special prize of the continental federation for his personal contribution to the development and popularization of this type of sport in Uzbekistan. He was also elected as a member of the Executive Committee of the AHF, the press service of the NOC reported. 
During the Congress, Bahodir Akhmedov has reached a number of agreements on hockey development in Uzbekistan. In the autumn of last year, the Head of the federation and Secretary-General took part in the 46th Congress of the International Hockey Federation in Delhi, India, where he met with the Asian and World Federations' leaders and held talks on a number of issues. 
As a result, the country has reached an agreement on building a special surface cover for hockey field, which will cost $400,000. The parties agreed to organize an international tournament in Tashkent, as well as supply sports equipment to Uzbekistan next year.