He has been sidelined since September 2 because of a groin injury.
The road so far has been far from easy, especially given the difficulties created by the global COVID-19 pandemic, which "brought an extra load and challenges" for the organizers, who spared no effort delivering on their promise of a 'green, inclusive, open and clean' Games.
Hours later, Jiangsu Suning regained the second place after playing out a 0-0 stalemate with Shanghai Shenhua.
The host's efforts paid off with 17 minutes played as Mainz' Leandro Barreiro fouled onrushing Dani Olmo inside the area. Forsberg broke the deadlock with a well-placed shot from the spot into the bottom right corner.
Ibrahimovic had the chance to complete his hat-trick in the 63rd minute, but he ballooned the ball over the bar with the goalkeeper well beaten.
Similarly, the CAF, in a letter signed by its president Ahmad Ahmad, said the continental football body shares in the agony of the GFA.
There is also a slight doubt over Martin Odegaard, who returned from loan from Real Sociedad over the summer and was in the starting 11 to face his former club a week ago.
The WTT announced earlier this month that a promotional showcase WTT Macao will be staged between November 25-29, 2020, the first tournament that is held since the organization's establishment. Enditem
Luis Henrique has made 21 appearances for Botafogo and scored twice since making his first-team debut for the Rio de Janeiro club in 2019.
"I am shocked and saddened to learn of the death of eight young sons of our great football family who died following a car accident on Saturday. I hasten to extend to you, on behalf of all members of the CAF Executive Committee, the sincerest condolences and I wish a speedy recovery to the injured," he said.
Tosic scored for Taizhou in the injury time.