Japan hosted the world championships twice, in Tokyo in 1991 and Osaka in 2007. Enditem
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- The Los Angeles Lakers, who won the 17th NBA title in its franchise history, on Monday decided to put off any public celebration to obey the social distancing guidelines issued by the local authority for the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the fourth round of the European nations' competition, Slovakia will host Israel on Wednesday and the group-leader Scotland will face the Czech Republic in a battle for the first place.
Brazil will enter Tuesday's match at Estadio Nacional in Lima on the back of a 5-0 rout of Bolivia while Peru drew 2-2 against Paraguay in last week's opening round of CONMEBOL qualifiers.
"I would like to urge my fellow supporters to adhere to all preventative measures that will be outlined for us. Reaching this time, it is so obvious that almost everyone is aware of the dangers of COVID-19. Therefore everyone is expected to be responsible," he said.
Cheshmi was part of Iran's Esteghlal soccer team in the 2020 AFC Champions League in Doha and remained in Qatar after his team's elimination from the campaign.
He also revealed a plan to invite psychiatrists to help his team cope with the challenges.
"We made full preparation for this match, and restrained their main attackers quite well," said Inner Mongolia coach Zheng Wei.
The Brazil boss also showed satisfaction with the performances of goalscorers Marquinhos, Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino.
"We regret that such a decision was made, because we have to return to the competition as soon as possible, and the federations managing other sports disciplines show us that it can be done. We will do everything to prevent this lack of competing in the World Cup. All healthy speed skaters will continue training in Poland in the coming days," Niedzwiedzki was quoted as saying by the Polish Press Agency on Friday.
The Cafeteros boss had words of support for Bayer Leverkusen full-back Santiago Arias, who was taken from the pitch on a stretcher after suffering a horrific ankle injury in the first half.