Alfaro was appointed Ecuador's head coach in August following the resignation of Jordi Cruyff.
Bolivia will field a depleted team for the matches in Sao Paulo on October 9 and La Paz four days later amid a series of controversies affecting the national football scene.
TEHRAN, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Mahmoud Fekri was named Iran's Esteghlal soccer team head coach on Monday, the Tehran Times daily reported.
In the 25km race, China's Gao Chongchong and Zhang Jiajing won the men's and women's group respectively.
Freiburg staged a well-positioned defense from the kickoff and was able to keep Lucien Favre's men on the distance in the opening stage.
"I feel quite happy that we finally have games to play," said Inner Mongolia's center Li Yueru, who finished with 28 points and 14 rebounds in a 44-point rout of Hebei.
MONTEVIDEO, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Luis Suarez said Monday that Uruguay has the depth to cover the absence of Edinson Cavani in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Ecuador.
The Argentinian bested Nadal in the Rome Masters quarter-finals last month for his first win against the world number two.
The injury was confirmed shortly after Spain coach Luis Enrique had named the defender in his squad to play Portugal, Switzerland and Ukraine in the coming days.
Esteban Burgos scored from the penalty spot for Eibar after 28 minutes, only for Toni Villa to equalize for the home team eight minutes later. Marco Dmitrovic then saved a penalty, and even though Pape Diop was sent off for the second time this season with 18 minutes remaining, before Rodrigues' later header gave Eibar three vital points in injury time.
Real Madrid has won without really impressing at the start of the season and Zinedine Zidane will again have selection questions to answer when his side visits Levante. Eden Hazard is out for several weeks, but Vinicus Jr made his case to start with his winning goal at home to Valladolid on Wednesday.