MADRID, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Luis Suarez said 'goodbye' to FC Barcelona in an emotional press conference held at the club just hours after confirming his transfer to Atletico Madrid for around six million euros.
"By contacting the public, the athletes might spread COVID-19," he said. "That is the possibility. We must protect the citizens. So there are two aspects... It should be difficult. It is not realistic for us to consider not using public transportation by athletes."
"I know that this cruel loss has brought immense sorrow and I would like you to know that the African football fraternity shares in this pain," Ahmad added.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Beijing Guoan secured the top four place in Group B after completing a 5-1 victory against Qingdao Huanghai, while Hebei China Fortune beat Tianjin Teda 1-0, putting the latter at the bottom of Group B in the 12th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Tuesday.
"We have to agree with the goalless draw as the match was evenly balanced. We have some room for improvement, but I am sure that we are going to score many goals soon," Leverkusen goalkeeper Hradecky said. Enditem
Granada were last season's surprise package with a seventh place finish qualifying them for Europe for the first time in the club's history and the first week of this season implies their second campaign could be just as good.
"On behalf of FIFA and the world football community, we would like to express our condolences to the GFA, the national juvenile committee, and above all, to the families, friends, and loved ones of the victims. Our thoughts also go out to the injured to whom we wish a prompt and full recovery," he said.
BEIJING, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Relatively unheralded runners Su Guoxiong and Dou Faxian upset a strong all-Chinese field to take the men's and women's titles respectively at the inaugural Duolun Marathon race in Duolun, Inner Mongolia, on Saturday.
Gracia is still asking for new signings and he would surely love a player like Aspas, who was quick and intelligent with his first goal and then netted a dipping free kick for the second. Celta have struggled in the past two seasons and Aspas has been vital in saving them both times - while he remains fit, Celta should be OK.
Also on Thursday, Shanghai surprised Tianjin with a straight-set win (27-25, 25-23, 25-22). Enditem
The round of matches ends on Monday with Aston Villa at home to Sheffield United, before Wolves entertain Manchester City. Enditem