LONDON, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has signed a new three-year contract with Arsenal, the English Premier League club confirmed on Tuesday.
"This is our last friendly and it is a good test because we are playing a La Liga side and it will allow us to see how we are physically and also in terms of our football and quality," he said in a press conference.
The region's qualifiers are scheduled to begin in October, more than six months later than originally planned because of the global health crisis.
Elsewhere on Tuesday, Ecuador's LDU Quito secured a 1-0 win away to Peru's Binacional, courtesy of a first-half goal from Matias Zunino.
Kuopio's Nigerian striker Aniekpeno Udoh got in front of Bratislava's goalkeeper Greif and had no trouble scoring from close range after a low pass from the right side.
"I think it's an amazing feeling. I was waiting for this moment for a long time and I am very, very happy to be here," he said on Liverpool's official website.
BEIJING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Jeremy Lin announced on Tuesday that he will not play for the Beijing Ducks in the upcoming 2020-21 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) season.
"It's nice to be back. It's such a special club for me where I made my name, what an amazing club with amazing fans, it's incredible to be back," commented Bale on the Tottenham website.
TEHRAN, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Iranian national soccer team have moved into the top 30 in the new FIFA world rankings, the Tehran Times daily reported on Thursday.
NFABD also informed that the next national call-up in the FIFA calendar will be from October 5-13. Enditem
Moments later, Divkovic's second goal of the night leveled the score once again when he capitalized on a fast-break through-pass in the 65th minute. But soon after, the visitors went ahead for the second time when Schranz successfully executed a penalty after a handball in the penalty area by goalscorer Divkovic.