"The players are finding their rhythm on the field, but they have yet to hit their best form to ensure a victory over South Korea next February," he said. "They need to further improve their techniques, coordination and tactics."
It's still not certain whether Real Sociedad's Mikel Oyarzabal will be able to take part after he was unable to travel to Lisbon after an inconclusive COVID-19 test.
CHENGDU, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- An early surge helped Sichuan outplay Henan 89-62 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Sunday.
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates with the trophy during the awarding ceremony after winning the men's singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the French Open tennis tournament 2020 at Roland Garros in Paris, France, Oct. 11, 2020. (Xinhua/Gao Jing)
"It was the first game. We have to keep working and aspiring because we've only taken one small step," he added. Enditem
"What I learned at Bayern and what I can stress is the need to train hard. It's something I've always done. But, now, if I have to work three or four times harder than normal, I'll do it. I've been working on my physical fitness and I'm feeling really good. The intensity of the training is something that Bayern take very seriously and you can see that the players benefit from that."
Chen Meng of Shandong celebrates during the women's singles final match against Sun Yingsha of Hebei at the 2020 Chinese National Table Tennis Championships in Weihai, east China's Shandong Province, Oct. 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhu Zheng)
The former president of the London Olympics organizing committee inspected the track at the Olympic Stadium accompanied by the Japanese Olympic Committee chief Yasuhiro Yamashita and World Athletics CEO Jon Ridgeon.
Chen Meng of Shandong team competes during the women's singles semifinal match against Wang Manyu of Heilongjiang team at the 2020 Chinese National Table Tennis Championships in Weihai, east China's Shandong Province, Oct. 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhu Zheng)
"Although there are many traditional Tai Chi schools, I welcome anyone who likes martial arts and traditional culture to join us, regardless of factions," she explained.
"Peru have a lot of great players. They are capable of making life very difficult for us. But we're going to do everything we can to win," he added. Enditem