Kotani, who became the first female flag bearer for the Japanese delegation at the Summer Olympic Games in 1988, was an ambassador of Tokyo's bidding team to host the 2020 games. Enditem
The competition's group stage draw will take place on Friday, in the Swiss city of Nyon. Enditem
The next stage will begin with a two-legged knockout round from October 16. Enditem
Kramaric had another chance on target in the closing stages of the first half but Neuer was on guard and kept his team in the game with a diving save.
Salihamidzic seems to be facing a Herculean challenge to not only find a back-up for spearhead Lewandowski, an additional midfielder and a suitable full-back.
Three other Iranian teams Sepahan, Shahr Khodro and Esteghlal have already been eliminated from the competition held in Doha. Enditem
In the 85th minute, Feng fell to the ground again in the box after a close contact with Shanghai defender Shi Ke, but the referee did not give a penalty judging that Feng tripped himself.
Rui Naiwei of China plays chess on line during the 3rd round match at the third edition of Wu Qingyuan Cup Women's Go Tournament in Fuzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, Sept. 29, 2020. (Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan)
Eibar has just one point from four games and Jose Luis Mendilibar's team travels to Real Valladolid after seven days which has seen them lose home games to Athletic Bilbao and newly-promoted Elche.
In other fixtures on Wednesday, River Plate won 2-1 at home to Sao Paulo, Palmeiras routed Bolivar 5-0 in Sao Paulo, Independiente Medellin won 2-0 in Caracas, Racing beat Nacional 2-1 in Montevideo, Estudiantes drew 2-2 at Alianza Lima and Barcelona SC won 2-0 at Junior Barranquilla. Enditem
JERUSALEM, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Israeli basketball champions Maccabi Tel Aviv have signed Dragan Bender from the Golden State Warriors, the Israeli club announced on Sunday.