If 16,520 of the votes are valid, the rules of the club state a referendum over Bartomeu's continuity has to be held within three months in which his opponents would need to win two thirds of the votes of the club's 150,000 members in order to force him out.
"Our players are highly motivated to beat their opponents on Sunday. We are Esteghlal and can benefit from our previous experience in the competition," he added.
In his opening speech, WTT Council Chair Liu Guoliang, who is also president of the Chinese Table Tennis Association, said, "With World Table Tennis, we are working towards the next step: to create a new table tennis landscape and make it one of the world's largest sports properties. This has always been my dream."
The 29-year-old, who helped Bayern to the treble last season, arrived in Liverpool on Friday morning to complete his medical and put pen to paper.
Bas Dost (R) of Frankfurt vies with Amos Pieper of Bielefeld during a German Bundesliga match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Arminia Bielefeld in Frankfurt, Germany, Sept. 19, 2020. (Photo by Kevin Voigt/Xinhua)
While the club's officials avoid a clear statement regarding the season outcome, it seems Borussia's youngsters have developed new ambitions.
Five minutes later, the crossbar denied Dortmund a greater lead before the break, as Jadon Sancho's header bounced off the woodwork.
The plane carrying Bale, who will play on loan at the team he left to join Real Madrid in 2013, touched down at Luton Airport (north of London) at around 1 p.m. local time. Spain international left-back Sergio Reguilon, who will also join Spurs in a move worth around 30 million euros, was also on the plane.
Abel Hernandez and Gabriel Boschilia each scored twice for the Brazilian outfit while Duvan Vergara, Adrian Ramos and Santiago Moreno were on target for the visitors.
Getafe's Matchday 1 fixture against Real Madrid was pushed back to a later date due to Real Madrid's European commitments in the summer and Osasuna may feel that after beating Cadiz last week they have a competitive edge against Pepe Bordalas' always tough-to-beat side.
Gilbert Alvarez had given the hosts an early lead before Lucho Gonzalez equalized from the penalty spot.