Bishkek, Feb. 28, 2018 / Kabar /. Football leagues of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan signed a memorandum of cooperation. The document was signed by the president of the Football League of Kyrgyzstan Nurbek Atakanov and Director General of the Football League of Tajikistan Alisher Urunov.
The memorandum was signed within the framework of the AFC President's initiative on the development of football leagues. AFC development officer for Central and South Asia Yogesh Desai participated in the signing ceremony.
As part of the agreement between the leagues of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, there will be a mutual exchange of work and experience, in particular, the organization and holding of club competitions, the exchange of experience in the field of football management and marketing, holding friendly matches with the participation of clubs of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan and others.
"For the Football League of Tajikistan – this is the first ever signing of a document on cooperation with the league of another country. I congratulate our leagues and our friendly and fraternal countries," Alisher Urunov said commenting on the conclusion of the agreement.
President of the Football League of Kyrgyzstan Nurbek Atakanov also noted the importance of signing the memorandum of cooperation with the Football League of Tajikistan.
AFC development officer Yogesh Desai, commenting on the signing of the memorandum on cooperation between the Football leagues of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, noted that he is pleased with the cooperation between the two leagues of Central Asia.
"I think this is a historic event. The signing of a memorandum of cooperation between the Football League of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan will allow the exchange of ideas and knowledge between the two leagues. It will also help clubs, especially youth teams in these two countries, to compete internationally and gain valuable experience," said Yogesh Desai, AFC development officer for Central and South Asia.