AFC general secretary Windsor John said the change reflects the new stature of the competitions and will produce significant benefits for the body and its member associations.
DALIAN, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Guangzhou Evergrande finished its first stage of Chinese Super League with a victory on Sunday as it beat Dalian Pro 1-0 with a stroke of luck.
JIANGMEN, China, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Shandong and Jiangsu easily moved past their opponents by 3-0 to advance into the knockout stage of the Chinese Women's Volleyball Championships here on Tuesday.
Guangdong's Yu Hexin, who broke the national record in the men's 50m freestyle with a time of 21.79 seconds during the heats, was another one who failed to advance to the final due to the new rules on physical tests.
Everton made it three wins from three games after Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison's penalty, given by the VAR for handball, gave them a 2-1 win away to Crystal Palace
Rumors speak of former Augsburg coach Manuel Baum of possibly taking over as the new head coach.
But former Changchun Yatai striker Marinho equalized on the stroke of half-time and Kaio Jorge then bundled home from close range to guarantee Santos their fourth win from five matches.
Real Sociedad ruined Elche's return to the top flight as they won 3-0 in Elche's Martin Valero stadium with second half goals from Portu, Adnan Januzaj and Roberto Lopez.
The 18-year-old scored Barca's first two goals himself, before winning a penalty that was converted by Leo Messi and captured rave reviews in the press.
Attracting around 300 of China's top swimmers, the 2020 Championships are being held from September 26 to October 2 in Qingdao.
Cherono will take on Ethiopians Birhanu Legese, holder of the third-fastest time of 2:02:48 in marathon history and Kinde Atanaw, the race defending champion and current record holder for the Valencian course in a race slated for December 6.