"In view of the logistics in coordinating the five zones of the AFC Cup and completing the Inter Zone matches, the AFC executive committee also agreed that the pandemic created complexities which constituted a force majeure event and, with sadness, led to the cancellation of the 2020 competition," it said.
18-year-olds Kays Ruiz-Atil and Arnaud Kalimuendo made their first team debuts in attack while between the posts was 20-year-old Marcin Bulka, who was making just his second appearance.
"Asia and Taylor played a great match," Melichar continued. "We've known each other for so many years, played against each other so many times."
Hunan took the first point by a straight-set win in the men's doubles, before Han Qianxi of Zhejiang scored the narrow win against Zhou Meng 11-5, 11-5, 9-11, 6-11, 11-7 in the women's singles to tie the match for the defending champion.
The Ghanaian footballer announced on his official twitter account on Wednesday, "I am delighted to have joined FC Nordsjaelland coaching staff as part of my development towards my full coaching license. I will also be assisting the players on and off the pitch as part of my role."
Chongqing pocketed two wins consecutively to rank six in the league, only two points clear of Hebei in the Suzhou division. Enditem
DALIAN, China, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- John Mary scored twice as Shenzhen FC beat Henan Jianye 3-1 in the 11th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL), while Dalian Pro conceded a late goal in a 1-1 draw with Shanghai Shenhua on Monday.
Hoffenheim gained a foothold into the clash as the clock ticked after Emin Bickakic and Dennis Geiger came close at the half-hour mark.
Even after the half time, Molders continued to keep Frankfurt's defence busy but still Nuremberg failed to turn their chances into a tangible reward.
Club under-20 coach Dyego Coelho will manage the first team on an interim basis, starting with a clash against Fluminense at Rio's Maracana stadium on Sunday, the statement said.
The 2020 season ended disappointingly for Pep Guardiola's Manchester City, who never looked like catching Liverpool in the league and then, after beating Real Madrid, saw their European hopes destroyed by Olympique Lyon.