"Depending on the future direction about the club's sporting and economic ambition, we could only consider working with partners who definitely have proof a connection to the club's identity," Jobst underlined.
The 79,000-seat Maracana, which hosted the World Cup deciders in 1950 and 2014, was this month described as having the worst playing surface in Brazil by Flamengo vice-president Marcos Braz.
Ghada Waly (R), Executive Director of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and Gianni Infantino, President of International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) attend the signing ceremony at the Vienna International centre, Austria, Sept. 14, 2020. UNODC and FIFA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday to step up their joint cooperation to address threats posed by crime to sport. (Photo by Georges Schneider/Xinhua)
The Championship League has been expanded to a full World Snooker Tour ranking event this season, featuring 128 players, in three stages over 21 days.
"In the three weeks we have been working, we have improved a lot in the physical aspect and this week we have been working on tactics. We saw some of that against Girona and I hope we see a more complete display against Elche," he commented.
Liverpool regained the lead in the 20th minute as Virgil Van Dijk took advantage of some slack marking to smash home a header from Andy Robertson's corner.
Hoffenheim defended deep in the hope of protecting their narrow lead to the final whistle, but it didn't work out as Cologne substitute Dominick Drexler tapped home a rebound from close range to restore parity in the 88th minute.
According to the latest rule, the total salary for domestic players should stay between 20 million RMB (about 2,960,000 US dollars) and 44 million RMB (about 6,512,000 US dollars). After the conclusion of the season, the league will reassess the pay structure. Any amount over 44 million RMB or below 20 million RMB will be charged a luxury tax of 25 percent.
Alves, who has been capped 10 times for Brazil's national team, joined Flamengo in 2017 after ending his six-year spell with Spanish side Valencia. Enditem
Top seed Djokovic labored for two hours to win 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 against German qualifier Dominik Koepfer.
Top women's seed Simona Halep made a winning return a month after winning in Prague as she disposed of 99th-ranked Italian Jasmine Paolini 6-3, 6-4.