His absence is likely to provide another opportunity for Cesar Dutra, who replaced Alves in the team's 2-0 defeat to Ceara in Brazil's Serie A championship on Sunday.
Skocic was named as new head coach of Iran in February as a replacement for the Belgian coach Marc Wilmots, but he has yet to lead Team Melli in a match.
PARIS, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Defending champions Paris Saint-Germain opened their Ligue 1 title defence with a shock 1-0 defeat at newly-promoted Lens.
The second-tier league will take place behind closed doors. In the first period, the 18 teams will be divided into three groups, following the traditional league duo-robin format.
Nuremberg threw every man up front but Eintracht Frankfurt protected their lead to the end to secure their berth in the second round.
Wang revealed that she didn't have a coach and legitimate training due to the pandemic.
Jordi Cruyff's debut as Shenzhen Kaisa was bitter but the Dutch said he was satisfied with his players.
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.
BERLIN, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Martin Kobylanski's hat-trick helped second division side Eintracht Braunschweig knockout Hertha Berlin 5-4 while Mainz bounced back and avoided an upset to lower league side Havelse following a 5-1 win in the opening round in the German Cup on Friday.
Along the Qiantang river, a butterfly is fluttering over a lotus - that is the view formed by the Natatorium of the Hangzhou Olympic & Expo City standing a stone's throw from the main stadium for the 2022 Asian Games.
He came back from the injury at the beginning of the year, but following the outbreak of coronavirus, his return was postponed by a few months.