ABUJA, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria on Monday appointed American Randy Waldrum as the new head coach of the women's national football team, also known as the Super Falcons.
MADRID, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- There is no time for pause in La Liga as the 20 teams in Spain's top-flight go into the fifth round of games this weekend after this week's midweek matches.
The financial impact of the pandemic on football has been apparent, the former Leipzig coach said.
Rennes had the chance to win all three points in stoppage time but Steven Nzonzi's header hit the post.
Zhejiang led the game from the first quarter, and widened the gap to 12 points after the first half with 45-33. Dongguan, a powerhouse last season, had no chance to win the game in the second half because its national trio of Li Yueru, Yang Liwei and Huang Sijing departed to Inner Mongolia during the offseason.
The following games are scheduled for Saturday: Borussia Dortmund host Freiburg, Eintracht Frankfurt face Hoffenheim, Cologne entertain Borussia Monchengladbach, Werder Bremen encounter newcomers Arminia Bielefeld, newly-promoted Stuttgart clash with Bayer Leverkusen and RB Leipzig play bottom side Schalke. Enditem
Shaanxi's Chen Yanyu was an assist shy of a triple-double with 21 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists. Li weighed in with 19 points.
PARIS, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Petra Kvitova managed to return to the quarterfinals at Roland Garros for the first time since 2012 after a comfortable 6-2, 6-4 dismissal of China's Zhang Shuai in the opening game on Court Philippe-Chatrier on Monday.
The 30-year-old, who has been capped once for Argentina's national team, has struggled for opportunities since joining Boca from Mexico's Cruz Azul in January 2019.
Although Liverpool's substitute goalkeeper Adrian was at fault for the opening goal, Villa picked holes time-after-time in the Liverpool back line and could have had an eighth when Watkins hit the bar in the last minute.
"She played really really well today. I think everything is tough. My ball is very short and she opened the court very nice and used very nice winners," said the world 39th-ranked Zhang, who has also achieved a personal best at Roland Garros by reaching the fourth round.