Flamengo entered the match with only three regular starters, having reported 16 positive coronavirus cases in their first-team squad last week. Head coach Domenec Torrent was also absent from the touchline at Allianz Parque because of the virus.
Shijiazhuang will go to the Dalian division, where the relegation competition is held. Their first opponent is Dalian Pro, coached by Spaniard Rafael Benitez.
Three other Iranian teams Sepahan, Shahr Khodro and Esteghlal have already been eliminated from the competition held in Doha. Enditem
However the CBF rejected the petition, arguing that Flamengo's squad was big enough to field a team for the match.
While the club seems to have hit rock bottom after a devastating season opening with two defeats and a -10 goal difference.
Kenyatta pointed out that the Kip Keino Classic and other sporting events to be held as the country gradually reopens will be conducted with strict adherence to all applicable COVID-19 protocols, guidelines and regulations.
The recent failure is nursing doubts about the club's strategy to gain sufficient success by signing talents using Dortmund as an intermediate station on their way to one of the continent's leading sides.
Baum is known as a successful academy coach relying on a modern attacking system and high pressing. Before being appointed as Augsburg's head coach (2016-2019), the former sports and economics teacher worked as head of the club's academy.
Despite losing a place to Bottas at the start, Verstappen was happy to finish second. "To be able to split the Mercedes cars, we can be pleased with that. I was just trying to do my own race. I'm very happy with second after two (retirements)."
Flamengo had asked the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) to postpone the clash after reporting at least 16 positive coronavirus cases in their first-team squad, with only nine outfield players available.
In Tuesday's other action, Shanghai smashed Hebei 3-0 (25-18, 25-12, 25-7), Tianjin beat Yunnan 3-0 (25-12, 25-17, 25-13), Liaoning defeated Guangdong 3-0 (25-18, 25-12, 25-15), and Zhejiang crushed Sichuan 3-0 (25-12, 25-14, 25-16). Enditem