Cherono will take on Ethiopians Birhanu Legese, holder of the third-fastest time of 2:02:48 in marathon history and Kinde Atanaw, the race defending champion and current record holder for the Valencian course in a race slated for December 6.
Fujian's form faded suddenly in the middle of the third set as Shanghai staged a 9-0 scoring run, including three points from serving. Shanghai then kept the huge lead until the set ended.
"I always thought that one year it has to come. Especially when I won against such great players, I have big respect for both of them. I never played against Vika before. I watch her many times in the TV, even when I was not on the tour. When I was younger, I watched many of her matches," added the 26-year-old.
Facing Shenzhen, Suning's Alex Teixeira smacked the winning penalty in the 28th minute after Li Ang was tripped by Morteza Pouraliganji.
In the Changzhou division, 10-man Changchun Yatai came from behind to beat Sichuan Jiuniu 3-1.
According to the schedule, Guoan will continue to compete in the Suzhou division with seven other clubs for the CSL championship. Its first opponent is Shandong Luneng, who ranked third in the Dalian division in the first stage. As the second phase of the CSL adopts a two-round knockout system, the two sides will start their first fight on October 17.
Liu Fumin is confident of the future. "The sports industry has been influenced, but at the same time, the Chinese economy is still moving ahead, and the Chinese sports industry is still developing," he said.
Neal Maupay had put the home side in front from the penalty spot and Brighton hit the woodwork five times before Maupay's 97th minute handball allowed Bruno Fernandes to net the winner.
It is the first time for national ice hockey matches to be held in Qinghai on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, and is also a breakthrough in holding high-profile ice hockey events in high-altitude regions of the world.
"Never give up. It's a good day. It's nice to get another win as it's been a while and I now need to keep the momentum going," added the Finn, who has generally struggled to match Hamilton's pace this year.
While the club seems to have hit rock bottom after a devastating season opening with two defeats and a -10 goal difference.