"To stand in his way would not be just reward for the service he has given us, and we wish him the best."
WINDHOEK, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Namibia football interim head coach Bobby Samaria on Tuesday announced a 30-man squad that will lock horns with South Africa in an international friendly on Thursday in Rustenburg, South Africa.
Despite two big losses into the season, Daqing coach Ji Yanyan would rather pick up something positive from her young team.
With the support of the Chinese Table Tennis Association (CTTA), international table tennis action is back after several months of activity suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The game was decided with the final possession. After Li Jinjun converted one of two free throws, Shaanxi went up 80-78 with 11.3 seconds remaining. On the ensuing possession, Wuhan's Liang Juanzhi missed a jumper that could have sent the match into overtime.
"The COVID-19 pandemic is resurging in a few countries and regions, who tightened their control measures. Postponement or cancelation of events can safeguard the health of athletes and all other participants," Beijing 2022 organizers said in a statement on the official website.
Shanghai guard Peng Szu-Chin hobbled off the court, seemingly through a strain, just one minute into the second half. Without one of its main scorers, Shanghai could not catch up on the offensive end as Xinjiang pulled away through the backcourt combo Wang Siyu and Wang Lili's efforts.
"If every player can contribute, it will be an easier game for us," she noted.
The appointment of Waldrum by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) came a year after Swede Thomas Dennerby resigned from the job in October 2019.
TEHRAN, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Mahmoud Fekri was named Iran's Esteghlal soccer team head coach on Monday, the Tehran Times daily reported.
Meanwhile Alaves has managed just one draw and suffered three defeats under new coach Pablo Machin, whose three-man defense has so far failed to work. The club from Vitoria is not known for being patient with its coaches and the fact it is the club's centenary season only adds to the pressure. The coach that loses this game on Sunday could lose more than three points. Enditem