In the Meizhou division, Guizhou Hengfeng had no chance to move to the promotion area due to the 1-1 draw with Shenyang Urban. Meizhou Hakka finished eight rounds with five wins and three draws, giving themselves a promotion chance two rounds ahead of the end of first stage. In other action, Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic beat Zhejiang Energy Greentown for more suspension of another promotion ticket. Enditem
"All I can do is thank them for the confidence they showed in me," said the forward, who came out from the Barcelona youth system, but plays in the Premier League with Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Coming into the professional league in 2004, Ji was given little opportunities at Heilongjiang as a rookie. And after Heilongjiang was demoted to the second division, she had a doubt for her future. "What can I do?" Ji asked herself.
Ayew scored again in the 83rd minute, and Caleb Ekuban sealed the win with an 87th-minute goal. Enditem
"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.
On Saturday Germany will encounter Ukraine in Kiev in the UEFA Nations League while Turkey will clash with Russia in the Nations League on Sunday. Enditem
Shanxi trailed as many as 15 points in the first half and strived to cut the deficit to 42-40 before the interval. Led by Chinese internationals Liu Jiacen and Wutongtong, Shanxi came back with a 44-33 second half.
"We've had a few difficult days and some players haven't been 100% but we're confident of a positive result," he said. "We have a clear way of playing and hopefully it will pay off."
So after claiming the WCBA title in Shanxi in 2015, Ji kneeled and cried.
CHENGDU, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Wuhan is still searching for its first win after five rounds of the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) campaign, following a 73-59 loss to Henan here on Tuesday.
Ukraine pulled one goal back with a penalty by Ruslan Malinovskyi.