Armed Forces of Uzbekistan Rugby Championship

First ever Armed Forces of Uzbekistan Rugby Championship was held from 26th of June to 04th of July 2014. 10 Teams participated in the Championship.

1. Barlos (Tashkent) 2. Marokand (Djizzakh) 3. Tinchlik (Kuva) 4. Turon (Fergana) 5. Barkamol (Tashkent) 6. Kalkon (Chirchik) 7. Nasaf (Karshi) 8. Bunyodkor (Chust) 9. Alpomish (Nukus) 10. Istiqlol (Shirin)

Championship was held in the following scheme: First round – Pool games.

Teams were divided into two pools A and B, which were played in round robin competition.

Tashkent Higher Command Military School hosted Pool-A games, Chirchiq Higher Tank Command–Engineering Military School hosted Pool-B games.

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Two winners from each Pool were advanced to semifinal, where Pool-A winner played against runner up of Pool-B and Pool B winner played runner up team from Pool–A.

Right to compete for 1-4 places have been won by following teams: Istiqlol, Tinchlik, Bunyodkor and Barkamol Istiqlol and Tichlik competed for 3/4 places. Match ended with 7:3 victory of Istiqlol over Tinchlik team. In the final Bunyodkor matched Barkamol in uncompromising battle.

“Bunyodkor” of Chust region was successful in the final and won the Champions title of the First ever Armed Forces of Uzbekistan Championship.

“This Championship is significant event in sports life of our country – said the President of Uzbekistan Rugby Federation Mr. Sodiq Safoyev. – The success of this competition demonstrated high level of physical fitness and strong will for Victory of our athletes. I strongly believe that Armed Forces Championship will become a good tradition”.

Champions and other winner were awarded with diplomas and medals. There were valuable rewards for high performance players as well. Players of “Bunyodkor” were awarded sports title – “Candidate for master of sport”.