"I am really looking forward to the task and I know what responsibility I have towards the club and its fans. But I am convinced that I can help Schalke and lead the club to where it belongs: namely further up the standings," Baum said during his official presentation.
The Serbian, who is seeking his 18th grand slam title, will face Colombia's Daniel Elahi Galan in the next round.
After Bayern had targeted the Dutch full-back for several months and Flick named the 19-year-old as his desired player the German record champions refused to increase its reported 20-million-euro offer. Barca is said to invest 25 million eruos plus a higher salary.
Naldo is known as being highly empathic, always having an ear for team internal developments.
One of the reasons SIPG are considered a title contender is Oscar continuing his red-hot form on the pitch. The key man for the Shanghai side contributed five goals and eight assists in the first stage. But an overreliance on the Brazilian could be costly if he loses form or picks up an injury.
"We were not in form at the start. Guards didn't handle the ball well on our first possession, which affected the team's rhythm and mentality," admitted Ji.
During his stint as the CTTA vice president between 1995 and 2014, Yao aided many athletes from other countries and regions to train in China, and helped to develop the sport in China and across the world.
However, the wheels came off on Sunday as they crashed to a 6-1 defeat away to Atletico Madrid, who tore Granada's usually solid defense apart time after time.
The top four teams from the first phase Suzhou and Dalian zones respectively will move into Final A to determine the eventual league champions and the top eight rankings. The bottom four teams from the Suzhou and Dalian zones will enter Final B to battle against relegation to the second-tier League One.
With the result, Augsburg have won their first two Bundesliga games of the campaign for the first time in the club's history, while Dortmund suffered their first loss of the season.
The revised outline released by Tokyo 2020 said that the Olympic torch relay will start its journey on March 25, 2021 from the J-Village National Training Centre in Fukushima Prefecture and traverse all 47 prefectures across Japan.