"I am glad to have been declared fit to compete after missing the opening leg of the series. I am also excited to compete in the 1,500m, I am really looking forward to running the shorter distance on Friday," Kipruto, who boasts a personal best of 3:39.57 in the 1,500m told Xinhua on Tuesday.
MADRID, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- The Ronald Koeman era kicks off at the Camp Nou Stadium on Sunday night when FC Barcelona entertain Villarreal in their first league game of the season.
According to reports, Saba will sign for three seasons at his new club, earning about 3 million U.S. dollars per year.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- With Italian forward Eder Martins getting on the scoresheet in the second half, Jiangsu Suning cruised past Guangzhou Evergrande 2-1 in the 13th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Thursday.
The striker said that joining Atletico Madrid was an "attractive challenge" and that he had spoken to Antoine Griezmann and Uruguay international Diego Godin about the club.
Both sides accelerated their rhythm in the second set, but Hebei could hardly break through the tight blocks cemented by Xu Ruoya and Wang Chenyue as Jiangsu had an identical winning scoring for the second set.
Yan, 20, faced his fourth-round opponent Aaron Hill after the 18-year-old had stunned six-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan earlier in the draw, but only managed to claim one frame against Yan, who ranks 15th in the world.
Henan missed the chance to equalize in the 64th minute when Fernando Karanga's spot-kick was blocked by Guangzhou Evergrande goalkeeper Liu Dianzuo.
Lokomotiv also have the advantage that the season in Georgia is more advanced than in Spain and they currently lie in fifth position in their domestic league with four wins, four draws and three defeats from 11 matches.
"Mainz will, from now on, always be the club where players refused to follow the coach's instructions and refused to train," Schroeder added.
Zidane was without Marco Asensio, Isco and Eden Hazard against Real Sociedad, and if fit, that trio would give him more attacking options. Both Hazard and Asensio began training with the group towards the end of the week, and though neither is likely to be fit enough to start, they could take up a place on the bench.