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.
According to Gao Zhi, chief of the Press Center Division of Beijing 2022's Media Operations Department, the IOC and OBS proposed the integration of MPC and IBC to save space and improve efficiency.
After substitutes stepped in, Xinjiang maintained its level of defense, holding Shanghai to shot-clock violations on several occasions and leading 27-18 at halftime.
Pundits and media speak about the four-time world champion no longer being a top-class international team.
But not long later, she got an answer. "I am still young. Why not give it a try? Maybe I will have a chance."
"Hearing the saddening news, I burst into tears. Kobe had a huge influence on me. His grit and dedication pushed me to fight until this end out of love for basketball," Ji said.
"I didn't intend to cry. But these players were quite emotional, as nobody had won the game through overtime before. After seeing them, I could not help from crying on my own," Ji said.
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.
Media and pundits such as Lothar Matthaeus blame Loew for tactical mistakes.
MEXICO CITY, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Mexico will play a friendly with South Korea next month to warm up for the 2021 Gold Cup and the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers.
"I hope more and more young people, especially girls, will fall in love with football and seek a beautiful life through me sharing my story online," Wang told Xinhua.