Uzbeks' World Cup dream not over yet, coach says

September 11, 2008
BANGKOK, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Despite two miserable defeats in their opening matches of the final round of World Cup qualifiers, Uzbekistan coach Rauf Inileev is confident his team can reach South Africa 2010.

The Uzbeks, the region's best performers in the last two rounds, were hammered 3-0 by Qatar at the weekend and failed to get past Australia on Wednesday after the Socceroos put up the shutters and clung on to their early 1-0 lead.

"It was crucial match for us. We had to ...

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