Esteghlal had been linked with former Werder Bremen coach Alexander Nouri but they failed to reach an agreement with the German-Iranian coach due to financial disagreements.
TEHRAN, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Persepolis booked a place in the 2020 AFC Champions League final after beating Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia in a penalty shootout on Saturday.
Zhao Xuetong had 19 points for Sichuan, Hu Yueming and Gao Song each got 17 points. Shen Yi contributed 18 points and eight assists for Dongguan.
Fekri has already played in Esteghlal for 13 years over two stints. Enditem
The two-time Grand Slam winner committed just seven unforced errors throughout the one-sided encounter and broke her opponent's serve six times.
Wu opened the game with two straight 3-pointers, while Henan's Zhang Lingge answered with two shots from beyond the arc. Wu and Liu combined for 18 points as Shanxi built a 22-17 lead in the first quarter.
The Buenos Aires giants confirmed the move via a brief statement on social media, in which they wished Marcone "many successes in this new stage".
The league's governing body is therefore inserting one match into each round that was initially scheduled for a later date.
The Paris Saint-Germain forward has 61 goals in 101 appearances for the Selecao, just one behind Ronaldo and 16 shy of record holder Pele.
National team manager Oliver Bierhoff said the association depends on internationals' turnovers and will start a charm offensive to regain fans' trust.
"We've had an unbelievable group of players over the last two seasons and a squad of great people. I will miss them all hugely...I'd also like to say a massive thanks to the club for considering mine and my family's future and allowing me to make this move."