"Starting a qualifying tournament with a win gives us motivation and desire to work even harder to make sure that we continue on this path," he added.
TOKYO, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach will visit Japan in mid-November and meet new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Tokyo 2020 organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto said here on Friday.
"I felt well throughout the entire tournament. I thought I was in great form. But, you know, just he did surprise me with the way he was playing, the quality of tennis he was producing, the level. I mean, he's phenomenal."
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh and Anthony McGill both received a bye to the second round. Enditem
The first half began with both sides looking to pressure the other high up the field and fruit of that pressure the Swiss forced the first chance of the game when De Gea was forced into a flying save to deny Loris Benito's powerful left foot shot from inside the area.
Zapata's Atalanta teammate Luis Muriel then coolly slotted home from 10 yards after Johan Mojica found him unmarked in the box.
"We are not a strong side. After playing such an intense game, we can improve in mentality and carrying out tactics," Wuhan coach Li Xin commented.
Israel will play its next game in Slovakia on Wednesday while the Czech Republic will play way to Scotland. Enditem
Despite its backcourt duo of Chen Yanyu and Chen Xinlei's lackluster performance, Shaanxi can still find positives as sophomore Yu Jiarui posted a career-high 35 points.
Brazil will also play Peru in another World Cup qualifier in Lima next Tuesday. Enditem
In Group D, TES double killed DRX to rank first.