In light of these developments, and recent enthusiasm for skiing in China, Xinhuanet talked exclusively to Chinese amateur skiers, to know more about why they fell in love with skiing and get their perspective on the growth of the sport.
"I am shocked and saddened to learn of the death of eight young sons of our great football family who died following a car accident on Saturday. I hasten to extend to you, on behalf of all members of the CAF Executive Committee, the sincerest condolences and I wish a speedy recovery to the injured," he said.
The Rubronegro have remained in Ecuador ahead of Tuesday's clash in the Pacific port city of Guayaquil.
Duan Liuyu's goal in the 14th minute and Pelle's penalty kick in the 48th minute helped Luneng establish a 2-0 lead for Shenzhen FC firstly.
The 18-year-old reeled in her American opponent 6-4, 6-2 in 79 minutes to set up a second-round qualifying meeting with local player Tessah Andrianjafitri, a 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 winner over Spain's Nuria Parrizas.
Both sides exchanged spikes from the very beginning until they tied at 12-12. Xue Yizhi then made four points from a block and three kills to initiate a 9-1 scoring run for Beijing who kept it until the end of the set.
Hertha responded well but both Dodi Lukebakio and Matheus Cunha squandered promising opportunities.
Everything changed after the break with Son latching onto another Kane through ball in the 47th minute to put his side ahead, before adding two more in the 64th and 74th minutes.
"Some of our players are newly came back from national team training, it's normal for them to face some difficulties in cooperation with other team mates," said Jiangsu head coach Cai Bin.
Liverpool took advantage of the extra man early in the second half when Mane opened the scoring with a powerful header after a move involving Fabinho and Mohamed Salah in the 50th minute.
Amadou Haidara (L) of Leipzig controls the ball under the defense from Karim Onisiwo of Mainz during a German Bundesliga match between RB Leipzig and 1.FSV Mainz 05 in Leipzig, Germany, Sept. 20, 2020. (Photo by Kevin Voigt/Xinhua)