AFC general secretary Windsor John said the change reflects the new stature of the competitions and will produce significant benefits for the body and its member associations.
The victory ended a tumultuous two-week period for Flamengo. Following the defeat in Quito, the Rio outfit reported 16 COVID-19 cases in their squad, leaving them with only three regular first-team players for their Brazilian Serie A visit to Palmeiras last Sunday, which ended in a 1-1 draw.
In other fixtures on Wednesday, River Plate won 2-1 at home to Sao Paulo, Palmeiras routed Bolivar 5-0 in Sao Paulo, Independiente Medellin won 2-0 in Caracas, Racing beat Nacional 2-1 in Montevideo, Estudiantes drew 2-2 at Alianza Lima and Barcelona SC won 2-0 at Junior Barranquilla. Enditem
Third seed Thiem was competing for the first time as a Grand Slam winner and followed his fourth win in as many head-to-head clashes against Cilic. The 27-year-old improved his record at Roland Garros to 25-6.
Hebei's Zhang Yifan took first in the women's 200m butterfly, and Zhang Ziyang from Hubei scooped gold in the men's 1,500m freestyle.
Song, 18, cleared the bar at 5.30m on his second attempt after some setbacks at the heights of 5.00m and 5.15m.
Zhejiang bagged all three medals in the men's 100m butterfly, as Hong Jinquan clinched the gold in 53.03 seconds.
BERLIN, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Losing treble-winning coach Hansi Flick might still be a far-off nightmare for Bayern Munich fans.
The women will also have a strong Ethiopian presentation including Azmera Abreha, Ruti Aga, Birhane Dibaba, Mare Dibaba, Tigist Girma and Zeinaba Yimer, all the women have run the 42km race under 2:20. Enditem
Suzhou, in east China's Jiangsu province, will host Final A, while Final B will be staged in Dalian, in northeast China's Liaoning province.
At Roland Garros, Djokovic has another record to achieve - becoming the first men's player in Open Era history to win each of the four Grand Slam titles at least twice.