The world indoor record holder had opened her outdoor season in mid-August at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Monaco, winning with a jump of 14.27m.
However, Alfaro, who took charge last month after the resignation of Jordi Cruyff, refuses to accept that Ecuador will be outsiders to secure a berth in the next edition of football's showpiece tournament.
"Last year's French Open was the most special tournament of my career so this is not a decision I have made lightly," the Australian added.
In contrast to Villarreal, things look grim for Valencia, who as well as losing Parejo and Coquelin have also waved goodbye to Spain international striker Rodrigo Moreno and exciting midfielder Ferran Torres. So far nobody has arrived to replace them and with fans furious with owner Peter Lim, new coach Xavi Garcia will probably be happy the stands at the Mestalla Stadium will be empty for the opening months of the campaign.
Ruichang defeated Hunan Hualai 4-1 to continue sitting second, leaving their opponents in third place.
PARIS, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Italy extended their two-year unbeaten run on Monday as Nicolo Barella scored the winning goal to help Roberto Mancini's side beat the Netherlands 1-0 in UEFA Nations League Group A1.
ROME, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Italian Serie A elites Roma announced on Tuesday that Nicolo Zaniolo will under surgery after he tore his anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
"It was a good challenge but also very important for any athlete to be exposed to bigger competitions," Borhani said. Enditem
"If we can exert our speed and strength, we young players are able to beat experienced ones in the 11-point competition system," said Han Qianxi.
Zall leveled three minutes later when Cote d'Ivoire striker Jean Evrard Kouassi netted a close-range header.
Borhani then joined the Turkey league after her journey in Bulgaria. She called her overseas experience 'ground-breaking' for Iranian female athletes.