Corinthians have been searching for a new manager since sacking Tiago Nunes last Friday following the club's poor start to the Brazilian Serie A season.
Menezes was Brazil's national team boss from July 2010 to November 2012. He has also had spells in charge of Shandong Luneng, Cruzeiro, Corinthians, Flamengo and Gremio, among other clubs, in a coaching career spanning more than two decades. Enditem
"In view of the logistics in coordinating the five zones of the AFC Cup and completing the Inter Zone matches, the AFC executive committee also agreed that the pandemic created complexities which constituted a force majeure event and, with sadness, led to the cancellation of the 2020 competition," it said.
In the men's quarterfinals, second seed Dominic Thiem of Austria eased past Australian player Alex De Minaur 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 while third seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia defeated compatriot Andrey Rublev 7-6(6), 6-3, 7-6(5).
Before the final whistle, both sides created and missed sorts of chances that could turn one point into three.
Teda's Liu Ruofan had the ball into the net in the 62nd minute but it was wiped out as Liu had fouled in the build-up.
After the restart, Kramaric remained a factor and secured his side the opener as he benefitted on Ihlas Bebou's square pass to tap home into the open goal with three minutes played in the second half.
Financing for the Games is also robust, as a batch of domestic enterprises including automaker Geely, e-commerce giants Alibaba and sportswear manufacturer 361sport have inked sponsorship deals with the HACOG.
"We have another session tomorrow morning and we'll decide which players are able to play the game." the German coach added.
Capped twice for Argentina's national team, Quarta has made 101 appearances for River Plate and scored nine goals since his professional debut in 2016. Enditem
"Corinthians thank [Tiago] for the services provided ... and wish him success in the next phase of his career," the club said in a brief statement late on Friday.