China to host Uzbekistan in football friendly

Updated: Apr 26, 2013, 18:34 PM IST

Beijing: China will host Uzbekistan in an international football friendly June 6, organisers said on 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.

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