Adama had looked set to make his Spain debut in September, but never got to play after confusion over a PCR test for the coronavirus, COVID-19, and the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) are confident he will decide to represent Spain rather than Mali.
"We are really pleased with the process over the last month and are proud that our league's policies are in line with our own when it comes to diversity in hiring," said Thelwell. "We met and spent time with several great candidates of diverse backgrounds and experiences. The quality of the candidate pool further solidified our confidence in Gerhard as a top choice to lead our team."
A statement by the NFF said the new coach will work with Ann Chiejine, former goalkeeper and captain of the Super Falcons, who is currently the team's first assistant coach.
"We are a new group. I want to help the team get into a rhythm as soon as possible to prepare for tougher matches ahead," Li noted.
Ospina is the fourth player to be cut for the fixtures because of injuries or coronavirus restrictions, joining Porto pair Matheus Uribe and Luis Diaz as well as Leon midfielder Yairo Moreno.
"This might be another painful setback, but after all, it delivered valuable hints of the topics we have to work on," Baum said.
Lenglet's suspension means he misses the game against his former club and highlights the lack of options at the back, where youngster Ronald Araujo is the only alternative to partner Gerard Pique in the heart of the Barca back four.
Colombia will face Venezuela in Barranquilla on Friday and Chile in Santiago four days later in the opening matches of South America's 2022 World Cup qualifying tournament. Enditem
"It's because I did a lot of things well. I played more aggressively than the previous days. I went to the net more often, and I hit a lot of winners," added the 12-time French Open champion, who needed only one hour and 35 minutes to see off his opponent.
Sevilla presented their last two signings of the summer with Karim Rekik and Oussama Idrissi joining Julen Lopetegui's side, who once again look to have worked well in the transfer market, despite failing to sign Real Sociedad's Willian Jose.
"Li Xiaopeng will take up the posts of vice manager and technical director of Luneng instead of head coach due to health reasons," said the club.