Reigning champions Slovan Bratislava managed to overcome its biggest rival Trnava 2-0, and sit six points behind unbeaten Dunajska Streda with one game in hand.
"We will select some elites from the competitions and let them take apart in the marathon event of the mass groups in the upcoming National Games," Dong added.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Former Brazilian national team manager Mano Menezes has been named head coach of Bahia, the Brazilian Serie A club said on Wednesday.
That meant the first goal of the new season was scored by Granada midfielder Yangel Herrera, who was unmarked when he scored the opener in his side's 2-0 win at home over Athletic Club Bilbao in the 49th minute, four minutes before Luis Milla doubled Granada's lead with a shot from outside the area.
Ren Xiangyu/Huang Yaqiong of Ruichang lost to He Jiting/Wei Yaxin 11-9, 13-11, 7-11, 11-8 in a fierce mixed doubles battle, before their teammates earned the next three points in the women's singles, women's doubles and men's singles respectively.
Aris is one of Greece's most successful clubs, having won the fourth most Super League titles after Olympiacos, Panathinaikos and AEK Athens. Enditem
Ribamar Lopes put the visitors ahead from close range after some shambolic Botafogo defending but Matheus Rabi equalized with a 25-yard drive just after half time.
BERLIN, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Second-half goals from Joshua Sargent and Tahith Chong helped Werder Bremen to beat lower-league team Carl Zeiss Jena 2-0 whereas Union Berlin needed extratime to beat second-division club Karlsruhe courtesy of Nico Schlotterbeck's sole goal in the opening round of the German Cup on Saturday.
In the Chengdu division, Beijing BSU, ranked eighth last season, edged off the Inner Mongolia Zhongyou 1-0. In the Jiangsu Derby, Taizhou Yuanda defeated Suzhou Dongwu 1-0.
KUNMING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Two women's top-flight soccer clubs Wuhan Chedu Jianghan University and Shanghai RCB have been punished for violating regulations and disciplinary codes, the Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced on Monday.
Jackie Nakiyingi, another sports fan, argues that recent wins are a testimony that Uganda has potential to do even better.