TEHRAN, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Frenchman Patrice Carteron has been appointed as the new head coach of Saudi Arabia's Al-Taawoun FC ahead of Matchday 4 of the 2020 AFC Champions League (ACL) against Iran's Persepolis, Tasnim news agency reported.
They are currently second in Group A, behind Independiente del Valle on goal difference.
LONDON, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Liverpool have completed the signing of Spain international Thiago Alcantara from Bundesliga side Bayern Munich, announced the English Premier League champions on Friday.
VILNIUS, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The Sixth Lithuanian Open Wushu Championship opened here on Saturday, attracting over 100 locals to compete.
Only Dortmund can spoil Bayern's plans, assumes Lothar Matthaeus. But the German record international quickly added a big if: "If Bayern makes major mistakes."
The report said the decisions made through the NFABD Competition Standing Committee meeting took into consideration the weather conditions in the Sultanate.
The 20-year-old Duplantis, who set the world record of 6.18m on the World Indoor Tour in February, secured his victory after clearing 5.85m with his second attempt. He went on to clear 6.00m and finally conquered 6.15m with his second effort of the day.
Despite the lack of any games for nearly six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Iran has been moved three places up to be positioned 30th by the FIFA.
"It [a return to international football] is a wish and a goal. I want to take it game-by-game and if the opportunity arrives I will be very happy. If it doesn't, I'll continue working hard so that I can be considered."
Djokovic beat his fellow Serb Filip Krajinovic 7-6 (7), 6-3, while Nadal won 6-1, 6-3 against Dusan Lajovic, also of Serbia.
Celta received good news on Wednesday when they completed a move to bring Jeison Murillo back to the club for another season. Murillo was vital as Oscar Garcia's side escaped relegation last season and although the central defender won't play against Valencia on Saturday, his arrival is a major boost for the club.