Surprise absentees in Scaloni's squad were Paris Saint-Germain forwards Angel Di Maria and Mauro Icardi as well as Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero.
With the epidemic under "relative control," the South American country has reactivated almost all activities. Enditem
The South American zone World Cup qualifiers were originally scheduled to begin in late March but were suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Qingdao Huanghai's hopes of avoiding relegation suffered a setback on Wednesday when the newly-promoted side lost to Chongqing Lifan 3-0 in the 11th round of the postponed 2020 Chinese Super League (CSL).
Flamengo remain second in the group with six points from three matches but with a negative goal difference.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Dalian Pro were held to a 1-1 draw by Shanghai Shenhua in the 11th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Monday.
The ExCo also heard progress on its governance reforms approved by the Board in November 2019, which will see the Board appoint two additional independent ExCo members and discuss the ongoing development of a WADA Code of Ethics.
XI'AN, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Northwest China's Shaanxi province marked the one year countdown to the 14th National Games with a ceremony gala on Tuesday.
Giovanni Moreno (front R) of Shanghai Greenland Shenhua competes during the 11th round match between Dalian Pro and Shanghai Greenland Shenhua at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 14, 2020. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)
The ExCo meeting opened with a moment of silence in memory of former WADA President John Fahey, who passed away last Saturday in Australia at the age of 75. Enditem
Having to play every two to three days after only one week of rest "is the biggest challenge all of us have had to face in their career so far." Trying to continue at the highest level requires going beyond physical and mental limits as fan expectations fans are growing.