Uzbekistan National women’s rugby 7’s team conducted training camp in Castricum

Uzbekistan National women’s rugby 7’s team conducted training camp in Castricum (Netherlands) from the 06th to 13th January.

During the camp Uzbek ladies team and coaches had masters-class from Dutch educators and trainers as well as joint training sessions with Netherlands National women’s rugby team.

On the 10th of January our ladies have taken part in Local club tournament with 5 Dutch teams such as: «Castricum Ladies», «Den Haag», «Amsterdam United», «Paarse Rebellen», «Dutch Lions».

Uzbekistan team successfully completed with 2nd place, losing to «Dutch Lions» in the final with last minute try by «Dutch Lions» ladies and final score 0:5.

After the tournament everyone was invited to try Uzbek traditional «Plov» organized by the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Belgium.

Oleg Galkin – Uzbekistan national women’s team head coach said: «It was a great opportunity to experience European rugby. Playing experience surely will be huge contribution in developing our skills and increasing our chances to gain license to Olympic Games 2016».

Training camp and tour was organized with huge support and contribution of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Embassies of Uzbekistan in Paris and the Embassy of Uzbekistan Belgium.

Uzbekistan vs Dutch Lions

Burkhanova Aziza

Ignatenko Yuliya

castricum-ladiesPhoto: Theo Beentjes