Three other Iranian teams Sepahan, Shahr Khodro and Esteghlal have already been eliminated from the competition held in Doha. Enditem
Julen Lopetegui's side who were slightly unlucky to lose to Bayern Munich in the European Supercup in midweek, fell behind to Salvi Sanchez's opener for the recently promoted side, but hit back strongly in the last 25 minutes to take all three points thanks to goals from Luuk de Jong, Munir and Ivan Rakitic (another player to leave Barca this summer).
Kenyatta pointed out that the Kip Keino Classic and other sporting events to be held as the country gradually reopens will be conducted with strict adherence to all applicable COVID-19 protocols, guidelines and regulations.
It is the first time for national ice hockey matches to be held in Qinghai on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, and is also a breakthrough in holding high-profile ice hockey events in high-altitude regions of the world.
He then showed his goal scoring instincts remain completely intact by nodding home Atletico's fifth goal before then adding a sixth from close range in a 25 minute cameo which implies that if Barca wanted him out, it wasn't just for footballing reasons.
Zhejiang bagged all three medals in the men's 100m butterfly, as Hong Jinquan clinched the gold in 53.03 seconds.
You Hao of Jiangsu competes during the men's rings final at the 2020 Chinese National Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Zhaoqing, south China's Guangdong Province, Sept. 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Cheng Min)
Persepolis will meet Pakhtakor in the quarter-finals at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium on Wednesday.
The first set saw the two sides trade the lead until Shanghai's Zhang Yichan made a block helping shanghai edge out to take the set.
Last season's WCBA league saw an earlier conclusion than originally scheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and Thursday's first round matches ended a nine-month WCBA drought.
"It's important for a striker to score goals," said Icardi. "Today we lacked the efficiency to kill the match earlier, but we are happy with the result."