With the younger generation unable to fill the void after several key players left, Heilongjiang didn't get desirable results over the ensuing two seasons.
"Hearing the saddening news, I burst into tears. Kobe had a huge influence on me. His grit and dedication pushed me to fight until this end out of love for basketball," Ji said.
"All I can do is thank them for the confidence they showed in me," said the forward, who came out from the Barcelona youth system, but plays in the Premier League with Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Al Nassr, who lost to Persepolis in the 2020 AFC Champions League semi-final match (West Zone) on Saturday, claimed that the Iranian club had committed blatant violations of FIFA rules by using "several illegal players" in their squad during the AFC's Champions League (ACL) semi-final.
"We have to maintain an attacking mindset at all times," the 19-year-old told a virtual press conference.
"He asks me to help the team to win games," Adama said.
As the reigning 1,500m and 10,000m world champion, Hassan now holds world records at one mile and one hour, and European records at 1,500m, 3,000m, 5,000m and 10,000m, as well as the half marathon. Enditem
"Being compared to the best driver in F1 history is the goal you want to achieve. To have that as my idol and father is very special," Mick commented.
In the previous Group F matches, Rwanda was beaten by Mozambique and Cameroon by 2-0 and 1-0 respectively.
"My eyes are on the crown heading to Gdynia, I want to win back my world half title but I know the challenge ahead especially when you know the field is strong, but I believe we have the best squad which will enable us win the championship," Jepchirchir told Xinhua on Friday.
ROME, Oct.7 (Xinhua) -- Italy claimed a comfortable friendly win at Artemio Franchi stadium on Wednesday as the Azzurri crashed Moldova 6-0 with Stephan El Shaarawy scoring a brace.