"My goal was to reach the podium, but I didn't expect to win the title," said Song.
The medals of the women's 200m backstroke were taken by three youngsters. Silver medalist Wang Jiayin from Shandong is just 13 years old. Hubei's Peng Xuwei, 17, bagged the gold in 2:09.02.
Ghana's most recent matches were wins against South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe in November 2019. Enditem
Fujian was in lead in the start of the first set. However, Tianjin retook the advantage after scoring five points in a row. Fujian's frequent errors in receiving allowed Tianjin to a win.
"We have passed a difficult situation to reach the stage and don't want to lose our chance easily. Our players are highly-motivated for this match and are ready for this tough challenge mentally," he said. Enditem
The ITTF added that the player lists may still change due to current situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Enditem
Former international Chen Xiaojia powered Jiangsu's offense through consecutive baskets as Jiangsu went up 23-18 at the end of the first quarter.
The former world No. 1 is to face a tougher challenge in the second round against 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia, who knocked out American Madison Brengle 6-2, 6-1.
The other three swimmers were Yan Zibei from Hubei, Jiangsu's Zhang Yufei, who broke the Asian record of the women's 100m butterfly on Tuesday, and youngster Yang Junxuan from Shandong.
Fujian kept straight wins until this loss to Shanghai. However, they are set to face more powerful opponents Tianjin and Jiangsu after this round.
The hosts dominated early as Jorge Recalde scored either side of a Carlos Sanchez penalty at the Manuel Ferreira stadium in Paraguayan capital Asuncion.