Kotani, who became the first female flag bearer for the Japanese delegation at the Summer Olympic Games in 1988, was an ambassador of Tokyo's bidding team to host the 2020 games. Enditem
Eleven Shandong players scored. Cao Junwei nailed three 3-pointers to post a game-high 18 points. Yang Hengyu and Wang Yingzhu each collected 16 points.
Boca had 68% of possession and seven shots on target to Libertad's one, in what was largely a lopsided contest at La Bombonera.
Beijing's Qi Yu stepped up by contributing a game-high 19 points, including seven in the opening period.
2022 FIFA World Cup hosts Qatar will replace Equatorial Guinea, who pulled out of the friendly due to travel restrictions. Ghana will thus play Mali three days before playing Qatar.
Henan took the lead at the start before Shandong gradually controlled the pace of the match for a 19-11 advantage. Henan was unable to pick up the offense and lost the first set 25-15.
The shortlist for the Best Player award was selected by a jury comprising the 80 coaches of the teams that took part in the group stages of the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, along with 55 journalists selected by the European Sports Media group, one from each of UEFA's member associations.
Although the club offered no further explanation, merely stating the injury was "pending evolution," it means that Hazard (who didn't play in Madrid's first two matches of the new season) drops out of the squad to face Valladolid in the Alfredo Di Stefano this Wednesday night and makes him a major doubt for the weekend's away trip to play Levante.
After a goalless first half, Evergrande broke the deadlock just three minutes after the break, as Ai Kesen's header took a deflection off Shan Pengfei's head to go beyond a helpless goalkeeper Xu Jiamin.
Meanwhile Jordi Alba's display at the weekend makes fans wonder why he was included in the list of possible summer departures.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Thanks to a header from defender Yuan Mincheng, Chongqing Lifan edged Shanghai SIPG 1-0 in the 14th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Monday.