"Elite athletes like Xu Jiayu, Ye Shiwen and Wang Shun have already reached a high level. They set goals for themselves, and the attention from media and the public encourages them. Their desire to win and to fight at the Tokyo Olympics propels them forward."
"We are waiting for the health ministry to give us an answer, because having the players quarantined for 14 days, when they return from Mexico, is not possible for the clubs," FEDEFUT president Rodolfo Villalobos was quoted as saying by newspaper El Universal.
Loew is demanding intensive pressing and counterattacks to address the needs of modern football.
The teams are due to meet at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on September 30, however health concerns and possible quarantine measures have cast doubt over the fixture.
In the other matches of the day, Xiamen Tefang edged Shenzhen Nankeda 4-1, while Zhejiang Nengyuan defeated Anhui Souyu 3-2. Enditem
Russia maintained their winning start in B3 with a 3-2 triumph in Hungary to build on their opening success over Serbia, who were reduced to 10 men in a 0-0 draw with Turkey.
The top 16 world-ranked male and top 16 world-ranked female players will participate in the ITTF Finals, with a cap of four players for every association.
NAIROBI, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- After settling for another world record near-miss in the Brussels Diamond League on Friday, Kenya's Olympic 1,500m champion Faith Kipyegon is set to resume her special rivalry with Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba at the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Ostrava on Sept. 8.
"I got a slipstream, found a gap and timed my sprint perfectly," he said. "But this is more of a surprise than the last win."
In other matches on Friday, Tijuana secured a 2-1 home win over Monterrey and Santos Laguna drew 1-1 at Juarez. Enditem
R&f rarely had opportunities to advance over the half court. However, in the 60th minute, Dia Saba shocked Evergrande's goalkeeper with a close range shot in a fast counter attack. One minute later, Saba launched another offensive from the right and his teammate Huang Zhengyu drove the soccer home with a curve ball from outside of the box.