"It never occurred to me that I would leap out to 8.36m. Huang did a great job today, it motivated me too," the Asian champion said.
TEHRAN, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Interim coach of Iran's Esteghlal FC Majid Namjoo Motlagh said his side is ready to meet Iraq's Al Shorta in the AFC Champions League, Persian Football website reported on Saturday.
After a goalless 90 minutes, the visitors were close to victory in extra-time when their Slovenian striker Zan Medved scored with a beautiful header after a long center-pass with only nine minutes left.
The Celta captain opened the scoring from Nolito's pass after 15 minutes in an entertaining match which saw Celta play some impressive football.
After selling Ivan Rakitic to Sevilla, Barca are currently looking to sell striker Luis Suarez, with Juventus a possible destination, while Arturo Vidal is close to joining Inter Milan.
Middle blocker Wang Yuanyuan also returned from the national team to join Tianjin in their quest for the title.
The GFA is yet to officially respond to the purported resignation of its deputy general secretary. Enditem
"My idea was to play in a more competitive league. When I had the proposal from Deportivo Alaves I didn't hesitate to come here because I know that it is a league with very good players and a high level of competition," he added. Enditem
"I'm very lucky to get through, I didn't play very well," Gilbert was quoted by the tournament's website.
ASUNCION, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The South American 2022 World Cup qualifiers will begin next month despite concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, the region's football governing body CONMEBOL said on Tuesday.
BERLIN, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- One question has been on the minds of Germany's clubs for decades. In advance of the 58th Bundesliga season, things don't seem to have changed.