ROME, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The 2020-21 Serie A season opened on Saturday with Fiorentina's narrow 1-0 win over Torino.
"I personally presented my letter of resignation to the general secretary of the Ghana Football Association. It has been great serving the football governing body in various capacities in the last 10 years. But I believe it is time for me to move on for a new challenge," the 38-year-old said in a social media post.
Former Juventus and Toronto FC forward Sebastian Giovinco broke the deadlock deep into first-half injury-time with a beautifully curled free-kick from just outside the area.
Bayern said they want to avoid the 28-year-old to leave after his current contract expires after the next season. The Austrian could go for free but still needs to find a club complying with his demands.
Gustavo Ferrareis restored the hosts' lead after Janderson's through ball but Souza put his team on level terms again by bundling home from close range.
Just three minutes into the second half, Hamdallah doubled his team's lead and his own tally after tapping in a rebound that fell to him just outside the six yard box, after a magnificent solo run down the right by Khalid Al-Ghannam ended with his initial shot being deflected into the Moroccan's path.
The lower league side had the worst possible start on home soil as Maximilian Sauer's handball allowed Jadon Sancho to break the deadlock from the spot with just 14 minutes played.
The changes mean that the weekend will open with Villarreal at home to Eibar, with Villarreal looking to improve on an opening day's performance that saw them held 1-1 at home by newly promoted Huesca.
"We have been able to act quickly and decisively. We have prepared the COVID-19 Relief Plan for a global value of 1.5 billion US dollars. This is unprecedented," said Infantino.
Despite several setbacks over the past few months, the 25-year-old is optimistic about turning things around wearing the shirt of Schalke 04, when facing 2020 treble-winning Bayern Munich in the 2020/2021 Bundesliga season opener this Friday evening.
In the first stage competition held in Milton Keynes, England, 31-year-old Xiao won the group decider against Iran's Hossein Vafaei 3-0.