It was a finely balanced game with two teams consistently within five points of each other. Both sides traded the lead 11 times until the final minute of play.
Murthy insisted that the club, which failed to qualify for Europe last season, has full confidence in Gracia to get the best out of the squad.
"As we didn't train together for quite a long time, we still suffered some problems on both the attacking and defending ends," she noted.
ACCRA, Oct.8 (Xinhua) -- The Ghana Football Association (GFA) Thursday released fixtures for the 2020/2021 Ghana premier league season which is scheduled to kick off on Nov.13 at match venues across the country.
Spain beat Ukraine 4-0 in its first UEFA Nations League clash in September, but Busquets is expecting a tougher task in Kiev.
CHENGDU, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Inner Mongolia thrashed Shanxi 94-69 in a clash of powerhouses to stay unbeaten after three matches, while Sichuan beat Fujian 89-63 in the 2020-21 Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) season on Thursday.
Michy Batshuayi of Belgium shoots during a friendly match between Belgium and Cote d'Ivoire at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels, Belgium, Oct. 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)
Playing at a high level for a decade, Ji said she has no secret other than self-discipline and hard work.
Ji scored eight points in the first quarter, leading Daqing to a 6-0 run, but Tianjin managed a 15-14 lead after a defense-driven quarter.
Liu Qi and Xu Nairui also contributed 12 and 11 points respectively for Daqing. "I told them to fight until the end no matter when leading or trailing. All their efforts have paid off," Ji said.
LIMA, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Forwards Raul Ruidiaz and Alex Valera will miss Peru's 2022 World Cup qualifier against Brazil after confirmation of positive COVID-19 tests on Monday.