Review | Team of The Season 2016
Uzbekistan Premier League named as Oliy League has ended with the last' weeks games.
In this season, FC Lokomotiv became the champion of the league after long time trophy drought.
FC Bunyodkor stayed at the second place gathering 63 points in 30 matches while accumulating more points than last year's result.
FC Nasaf booked the play-off stage of AFC Champions League 2017 finishing the Oliy League at the third place with the same points as runner-ups did. But, according to the regulation of UzPFL, the teams, who has the same points, will be ranked according to head-to-head points in the matches where they played against each other.
A sensational team, FC Bukhara, who secured a place in the Oliy League hardly last season, got the 4th place in this season. Now, they may qualify for the play-off matches of AFC Champions League 2017.
FC Andizhan relegated to Uzbekistan First League completing the Oliy league at the last place with only 6 winning games out of 30 games.
FC Navbahor took an opportunity to play in play-off matches against FC Norin for the promotion of Oliy League 2017. And, they managed to win FC Norin with the score of 3-1 and survived in the Oliy League.
The main highlights of Oliy League 2016 were provided above and other teams participated in the league as usual as they played in old issues of this league.
SPORTS.uz Internet Information Portal ranked the Team of the Season.
Goalkeeper: Murodjon Zukhurov (FC Bunyodkor)
Defenders: Kakhi Maharadze (FC Lokomotiv), Akrom komilov (FC Bunyodkor), Shuhrat Muhammadiev (FC Nasaf)
Mid-fielders: Eldor Shomurodov (FC Bunyodkor), Server Djeparov (FC Lokomotiv), Jaloliddin Masharipov (FC Pakhtakor), Ilhom Yunusov (FC Kizilkum)
Forwards:Temurkhodja Abdukholikov (FC lokomotiv), Shokhruz Norkhonov (FC Obod)