FELIPE AT THE HELM AGAIN

TASHKENT - Former Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has been named coach of Bunyodkor, the Uzbek champions said yesterday.

TASHKENT - Former Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has been named coach of Bunyodkor, the Uzbek champions said yesterday.

The 60-year-old World Cup-winning coach, who was sacked by the west London Premier League club in February, has agreed to an 18-month contract with the Uzbek side.

Scolari succeeds fellow Brazilian Zico, who led Bunyodkor to the league and cup double and Asian Champions League semi-finals last year before quitting in December to join CSKA Moscow. - Reuters

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