After leading 65-61, Shanxi rode on a 10-3 surge midway through the last quarter and withstood Hebei's comeback afterwards.
The NHL paused the 2019-20 season on March 12 due to concerns over COVID-19. Play resumed on Aug. 1 with the Tampa Bay Lightning winning the Stanley Cup last month. Enditem
Cavani parted ways with Paris Saint-Germain in June and was without a club until Monday (Oct. 5), when he signed with Manchester United. Tabarez told reporters earlier on Monday that the 33-year-old's absence was circumstantial, suggesting he would return to the national team when match fit.
The South American zone's 2022 World Cup qualifiers had been scheduled to begin in late March but were postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
"It's always exciting to play a qualifying round," said Suarez, who joined Atletico Madrid from their La Liga rivals Barcelona last month.
"I feel that physical contention is not at the same level. The opponents played tough on both ends. As for the game experience, I'm not at the same level with teammates and opponents either," she noted.
River Plate's Armani and his Boca Juniors counterpart Andrada were joined by defenders Lucas Martinez Quarta (River Plate), Gonzalo Montiel (River Plate) and midfielder Eduardo Salvio (Boca Juniors), the Argentinian Football Association (AFA) said.
"Now we can play matches. Even without fans on site, we can feel satisfied back on court, so I cherish it pretty much," she noted.
"Many players have little experience of playing in WCBA. I'm satisfied with their desire to win and fighting spirit," she noted. Enditem
Colombia will face Venezuela in Barranquilla on Friday and Chile in Santiago four days later in the opening matches of South America's 2022 World Cup qualifying tournament. Enditem
"They played great and showed their value on the court, which led to our victory," Li commented.