Replenishment in Coaching Department of Uzbekistan Rugby Federation

In accordance with “JICA-Scrum Project” volunteer program Uzbekistan Rugby Union has been provided by Coach from Japan Hakuba Yu for the period of seven months.

«For us it is the first experience of involvement of volunteers in rugby development in Uzbekistan, — says JICA-Tashkent volunteer program coordinator — Odilkhon Khasanov. We are planning to involve more rugby coaches from Japan via volunteers program to work in Uzbekistan».

Born in 1983 Hakuba Yu arrived from the city of Tsukuba (Japan), has practical experience with children’s, youth and women’s rugby players in Japan, New Zealand and Sri Lanka. Holds IRB (World Rugby) Coaching Level II license.

Hakuba’s main objectives will be involvement in introduction of Get Into Rugby program throughout the regions of Uzbekistan, consulting support and carrying out master classes to rugby coaches of Uzbekistan.