In 1979, Bayern Munich players refused to accept Max Merkel as their new coach and threatened to go on strike.
Spain's 12-time French Open winner Nadal, who is bidding for a record-equaling 20th Grand Slam, will play world No. 83 Egor Gerasimov of Belarus in the first round.
Health Minister Olivier Veran on Wednesday said that a new limit of 1,000 people will be imposed from Saturday at big events in several regions amid growing COVID-19 concerns, which included Paris.
"On behalf of FIFA and the world football community, we would like to express our condolences to the GFA, the national juvenile committee, and above all, to the families, friends, and loved ones of the victims. Our thoughts also go out to the injured to whom we wish a prompt and full recovery," he said.
Players such as new arrival Gonzalo Paciencia are trying to spread optimism and are counting on football's unwritten laws.
Mbappe won and converted a penalty in the 38th minute to put PSG in front and Angel Di Maria added another in first-half injury time after Mbappe's attempt was saved by Nice goalkeeper but the Argentine winger tucked the loose ball away from close range.
Josue's penalty doubled Beer Sheva's lead in the 71st minute, after Vitor was fouled in the area by Motherwell defender Declan Gallagher, who was sent off for a second yellow card.
Forward Deng Ziming had injected new energy for Shijiazhuang in the second half. Goalkeeper Deng Xiaofei was sent off in the 46th minute after receiving a second yellow card, and Zambian defender Stoppila Sunzu converted the penalty kick for Shijiazhuang to pull one back.
In the women's singles, Serena Williams is eyeing her 24th major to equal Margaret Court's long-standing record. She will encounter with fellow American Kristie Ahn, whom she also played with in the US Open first round earlier this month.
According to the schedule, Play-Ins through Semifinals will be held in the Shanghai Media Tech Studio from Sept. 25 to Oct. 25, and Finals will be held in the newly constructed Pudong Football Stadium on Oct. 31.
The 2020 COSAFA is tentatively scheduled for Oct. 2 to 17 in Durban, South Africa, while the AFCON qualifiers will resume in November.