Durban received 90 votes to beat the other candidate city of Dusseldorf, Germany, who received 39 votes. Dusseldorf had hosted the 2017 edition.
Thiago joined Liverpool from Bayern Munich earlier in September and although he made his debut against Chelsea eight days ago, he missed Monday night's 3-1 win at home to Arsenal.
Representing her hometown Zhejiang, Ye established an advantage from the very beginning in the final and edged runner-up Yu Yiting, also from Zhejiang, by about one second. Chen Xinyi from Shanghai took third place.
Other games played on Wednesday sees Atletico Madrid (and Luis Suarez fresh from two goals on his debut) travel to face recently promoted Huesca, while Villarreal entertain Alaves, who are without a win so far this season and Eibar are at home to Elche.
Midfielder Unai Lopez scored twice as Athletic Club Bilbao won 2-1 away to Eibar.
Ranking fourth in the preliminary heats of the women's 400m individual medley, Ye didn't advance to that final, as she failed to make the top eight in a round of physical tests, a new requirement for this year's championships.
CAF Deputy General Secretary Anthony Baffoe described the workshop as "a very important step" for the resumption of competitions, after months of no activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Messi wrote a letter on Friday to say 'goodbye' to this friend and former Barcelona strike partner Luis Suarez and to criticize Barca for forcing the Uruguayan out of the club. It didn't take Suarez long to add his own post-script to Messi's words, although it was his feet that did the talking in his Atletico Madrid debut on Sunday. Suarez needed just seven minutes to set Marcos Llorente through on goal to score Atletico's fourth goal in a 6-1 win at home to Granada.
Tianjin once had a good chance to break the deadlock in the 56th minute when midfielder Che Shiwei was fouled by defender Cong Zhen in the penalty area. After a VAR check, the referee awarded Tianjin a penalty kick, but Ghana's striker Frank Acheampong failed to convert it to a goal.
A controversial injury time penalty from Newcastle United's Callum Wilson cancelled out Lucas Moura's first half opener for Tottenham and assured a 1-1 draw at White Hart Lane, although it will do nothing to end controversy about VAR after Newcastle's Andy Carroll headed the ball against Eric Dier's arm to provoke a spot kick.
BEIJING, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese Super League (CSL) has revealed the fixtures and format for the second stage of the 2020 CSL season on Sunday.