"We want to dedicate this victory to Santi. Our support for Santiago will be important and we will do everything we can to help him through this," Queiroz added. Enditem
CHENGDU, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Daqing coach-player Ji Yanyan became the all-time leading scorer of the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league as Daqing earned a hard-fought 79-76 victory over Tianjin through an overtime winner here on Friday.
BARRANQUILLA, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Luis Muriel scored a first-half brace as Colombia made a winning start to their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign with a 3-0 win over Venezuela here on Friday.
It was third time lucky for the forward, who had been called up for former Spain coach Roberto Moreno, but pulled out the squad due to injury. He was avoided from making international debut again in this September because of a false coronavirus positive test result.
The two-time world champions arrived in La Paz on Sunday and held a light training session on Monday at a training complex belonging to local first division team The Strongest. Enditem
Due to the strict preventative measures, even though new coronavirus infections and fatalities have been spiking worldwide and across the United States, COVID-19 activity has stayed comparatively low in California, where most key figures are either slowly declining or flattening. Enditem
Mexico beat the Netherlands 1-0 in a friendly in Amsterdam last week and face Algeria in the Hague on Tuesday. Enditem
The AFC Champions League East Zone will resume from the group stage and continue through the Round of 16 to the quarter-finals and semi-finals.
It's still not certain whether Real Sociedad's Mikel Oyarzabal will be able to take part after he was unable to travel to Lisbon after an inconclusive COVID-19 test.
The historic moment arrived in the second quarter when Ji made one of two free throws with 8:36 left, thus surpassing WCBA legend Miao Lijie's 7,299 career points.
"Since the end of last season I've been feeling more comfortable and scoring more goals," Falcao said. "Hopefully I can carry that form with me to the national team. Our main objective is to qualify for the World Cup and I'm as motivated as ever to help the team achieve that."