Simiyu takes over from New Zealand national Paul Feeney who left the post in April citing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.
Currently, the ban imposed by the country's president on contact sports is still in force even though COVID-19 active cases have witnessed a downward trend in the West African country. Enditem
British rider Adam Yates retained the yellow jersey and Peter Sagan took the green jersey.
"The first is the health risks that still exist with COVID. The second is my preparation, which has not been ideal without my coach being able to train with me due to the state border closures in Australia."
SYDNEY, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Women's world number one Ashleigh Barty will not compete at the French Open later this month, citing COVID-19 risks and a lack of preparation.
The Bayern defender refers to the fact that most of Germany's new faces have known each other for many years, having played in the same club or Germany's youth teams.
In the women's singles, fourth seed Osaka survived a ding-dong battle against Kostyuk to emerge victorious 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-2 after two hours and 33 minutes.
In the second half, Bosnia coach Dusan Bajevic brought on Edin Dzeko as the side's second striker, but Poland's domination continued, and Kamil Grosicki scored the winning goal in the 67th minute.
Botafogo looked set for a memorable victory when former Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou struck his first goal for the club in the 75th minute.
Then in the third set, Williams was rarely troubled by her rival en route to the victory.
"We will examine the rules to see if they need to be strengthened in light of the current situation. As always, due process will be followed and this will be a matter for discussion and consultation," said Banka, who assumed his role at the beginning of this year.