"Defense is quite vital in such an intense game," he noted.
"They carried it out quite well," said Ji after 45 minutes of play, despite her exhaustion and swollen Achilles tendon. "Everything has paid off."
"Sichuan proved its all-around character from these matches going into the season. Our young players didn't show enough guts against such a strong side," admitted Fujian coach Gong Songlin. Enditem
"Peru have a lot of great players. They are capable of making life very difficult for us. But we're going to do everything we can to win," he added. Enditem
CHENGDU, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Fujian labored to a 64-60 victory over Wuhan and tasted its first win of the new Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) season, with Wuhan recording its fourth straight loss here on Saturday.
KIGALI, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- The Rwandan men's senior national team, Amavubi, on Wednesday announced the 37-man provisional squad, including ten foreign-based players, ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Cape Verde next month after a suspension due to the COVID-19.
After the restart, Turkey caught a bright start and restored parity only five minutes into the second half when Ozan Tufan drilled the ball from 18 meters into the top right corner.
Scaloni said Messi's role with the national team would not change, rejecting speculation he might be used in a deeper position to ease the physical demands on his 33-year-old legs.
Liu Qi and Xu Nairui chipped in with 12 and 11 points respectively for Daqing.
Mikel Oyarzabal's 13th minute goal gave the Spaniards the win that means they have seven points from their opening three matches in the competition after previously drawing in Germany and beating the Ukraine (who they play again on Tuesday).
Solomon Kverkvelia (R) of Georgia vies with Vitali Lisakovich (C) of Belarus during the UEFA European Championship 2020 qualifying round between Georgia and Belarus in Tbilisi, Georgia, Oct. 8, 2020. (Photo by Tamuna Kulumbegashvili/Xinhua)