Amaju Pinnick, the NFF president, said with the appointment of a new head coach, he's confident that the new technical crew would take the women's team to brand new heights.
In addition, the quality of the 10 member teams means there are no easy games for anyone; the region boasts four national sides in FIFA's current top 10 and seven in the top 25.
Despite three losses in a row coming into the season, Wuhan coach Li Xin expressed her satisfaction in some respects.
"Many players have little experience of playing in WCBA. I'm satisfied with their desire to win and fighting spirit," she noted. Enditem
Baum's attempt to create stability through an entirely defensive approach against Leipzig failed, and the Schalke coach has promised to develop a new strategy for the upcoming games. Enditem
Dong contributed 26 points, five boards and six assists to Zhejiang, while her teammate Huang Jiali pocketed 26 points and 10 rebounds. Wang Jiaqi of Zhejiang added 11 points, plus 12 assists. Enditem
Nadal will face Sebastian Korda, the son of 1998 Australian Open winner Petr Korda, in the next round. The American youngster secured his first appearance in a Grand Slam round of 16 by beating fellow qualifier Pedro Martinez 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 to advance.
ROME, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Roma snatched its first win in the 2020-21 Serie A season on Saturday, as the Giallorossi beat Udinese 1-0.
Despite the Azzurri's request to postpone the game, the Serie A league enforced the rule that as long as a team has 13 players available including a goalkeeper, the game can go ahead.
Luneng has been coached by Li since December 2017. He started working in Luneng's coaching team in December 2015 after he served as the head coach of the women's national team, coach of Qingdao Jonoon, and general manager of Shijiazhuang Ever Bright.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Jiangsu sailed past Shaanxi 89-69 here on Wednesday, starting the 2020-21 Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) campaign with a 3-0 record.