Many young players burst into tears after the game, and Ji could not hold back her own.
Coming into the professional league in 2004, Ji was given little opportunities at Heilongjiang as a rookie. And after Heilongjiang was demoted to the second division, she had a doubt for her future. "What can I do?" Ji asked herself.
Images of the 36-year-old visiting the Brazilian Serie A club's Rei Pele training complex circulated on social media on Saturday amid reports that negotiations were at an advanced stage.
Firmino scored twice as Brazil opened their South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) qualifying campaign with a 5-0 rout of Bolivia in Sao Paulo on Friday. Peru drew 2-2 in their first match against Paraguay in Asuncion on Thursday.
Last month, Jepchirchir shattered the world record at the Prague Half Marathon with 1:05:34 to wrestle the title from Netsanet Gudeta of Ethiopia, who had held the record since 2018.
Jia added that his team would play several warm-up matches with foreign women's football teams or local U-17 men's teams ahead of the playoff.
The GFA said the new season will run until July next year.
SAO PAULO, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Brazil head coach Tite praised the performance of Neymar in Brazil's 5-0 victory over Bolivia in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifier on Friday.
Brazil will now turn their focus to their next qualifier against Peru in Lima on Tuesday while Bolivia will confront Argentina in La Paz the same day.
CHENGDU, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Beijing came back from an early struggle to outlast Shandong 82-74 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Friday.
"That's what I try to do here also in the national team: to push my intensity to the limit to achieve big things," the former Liverpool player said.