Uzbekistan through to Final of A5N DIV-III WEST after win over India 23-17

On 19th of June 2014 Lahore (Pakistan) hosted semi-final of Asian Five Nations Tournament Division-III West between Uzbekistan and India. In huge battle of 80 minutes after second half with a score of 23-17 Uzbekistan have snatched a victory. The only unconverted try for Uzbekistan was scored by Hooker Rustam Namirov. 18 more points brought for Uzbekistan by big boot of talented No10 Maxim Lifontov. “This is a great achievement for us, – said Captain of Uzbek team Azim Khodjaev. Despite the fact that we had quite young squad, we were able to finish victorious over India, who has a huge experience of playing in higher divisions.” Uzbekistan will meet Lebanon in the final of the tournament. Pakistan will play against India for 3/4 play off. india-uzbekistan