"Our being entrusted to host this global event is evidence of the confidence that the world has in our country and our levels of COVID-19 containment, as it will be the first global sporting event to be held on the African continent since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic," he added.
31-year-old Sunjic, who stands 1.94m tall, has played for many clubs across Europe, including VfB Stuttgart, S.S.D. Palermo and FC Dynamo Moscow. He also represented his country in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Rookie Zhang Ke, 19, took first place in the final of the women's 1,500m freestyle in 16:13.26. Wang Jianjiahe, who broke the Asian record of the event in the preliminary heat, also missed the final due to physical tests results.
Betis' horrible night was completed eight minutes from time when Alissa Mandi was sent off for two yellow cards to leave his side to play out the final minutes with 10 men.
Lewandowski not only collected the trophy for the best striker but crowned the club's triumphal march by winning the UEFA Men's Player of the Year award.
The Belgian, who arrived from Chelsea for around 100 million euros in the summer of 2019, has struggled with a range of injuries since his arrival and taken part in just 22 games from a possible 53 since joining from Chelsea. Enditem
PARIS, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- World number one Novak Djokovic cruised into the third round of the French Open after sweeping aside Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday.
The top four of each group will play the second phase between October 16-December 12 in Suzhou.
Schalke has worn out 23 coaches in the last 20 years.
The match had been suspended by a Rio de Janeiro labor court on Saturday but the decision was overturned by a senior judge just 10 minutes before kickoff. The game eventually started more than 20 minutes late.
Valencia were held 1-1 at home to newly-promoted Huesca in a game the visiting side probably deserved to win.