China to host Uzbekistan in football friendly

Beijing, April 26 (IANS) China will host Uzbekistan in an international football friendly June 6, organisers said Friday.

The Chinese will bid for their very first win over the Uzbeks in three years. Zheng Zhi, Gao Lin and Yu Dabao are expected to be called up for the match, reports Xinhua.

As the table leader of Group A in the Asian Zone qualifications, Uzbekistan sees the China friendly as a warmup for their World Cup playoff away to South Korea June 11.

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