"It was a tough match. We didn't play at our level in the first quarter, but changed our tactics into zone defense from the second quarter," Shanxi coach Li Ge commented.
Adama said he had an excellent relationship with Ansu Fati, Spain's other player with African connections.
"Getting my world half marathon record title back was special moment for me, especially having not competed since mid-March owing to COVID-19, I was excited when I crossed the line in a world record time," said Jepchirchir, who ventured into road running in 2013 after being inspired by Mary Keitany, the 2017 London Marathon champion. Enditem
"I am taking it year by year and we have just started a new season: I hope I can last a long time in the national team," he commented.
NAIROBI, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- After shattering the women-only world half marathon record last month, Peris Jepchirchir is confident of a good showing at the World Half Marathon Championships on October 17, in Gdynia, Poland.
After Gong Li's 3-pointer, Jiangsu capped the second period with a 12-0 spurt to go 46-38 ahead at the break.
The 28-year-old was earlier forced to leave a training session at Brazil's Granja Comary base in Teresopolis, near Rio de Janeiro, to undergo physiotherapy.
Despite a big win, Sichuan coach Pan Wei said her team didn't play to what had been anticipated before the match.
China was awarded the hosting rights of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup on June 4, 2019. The tournament will feature 24 Asian national teams, and will be staged across ten Chinese cities. Enditem
Veteran playmaker Thiago Neves pulled a goal back for the hosts by nodding home after a Luciano Batista cross.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Brazil striker Roberto Firmino has warned that Peru will pose a stern test for the five-time world champions when the teams meet in their 2022 World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.