Training at times with no appropriate gear like shoes, many athletes in Uganda persevere focusing on winning a medal someday.
The other promoted sides Huesca and Cadiz will also struggle, with Cadiz likely to miss their fans in the Ramon de Caranza Stadium, while Eibar and Alaves might also find life hard after flirting with danger last season. Eibar have lost plyers such as Orellana, Escalante and Di Blasis, while Alaves, who celebrate their centenary this season, will hope a forward line of Joselu, Lucas Perez and Deyverson should have the goals to keep them in the top flight. Enditem
Zu Shanfa, head referee of the tournament, said the competition provides a platform for the students to keep fitness and to improve their football skills.
DALIAN, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Guangzhou Evergrande coach Fabio Cannavaro marked his 47-year-old birthday with a victory as the defending champions of the Chinese Super League beat Shandong Luneng 2-1 here on Sunday.
"Extremely happy. Tough year for everyone. Really glad the work that everyone put into this event to give us the opportunity to get back on the court," he added. Enditem
BEIJING, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Chinese national women's volleyball championship will be held from September 17 to October 3 in Jiangmen, south China's Guangdong province, the Chinese Volleyball Association (CVA) announced here on Thursday.
Everton fans will be looking for improvement under experienced coach Carlo Ancelotti and the former Chelsea and Real Madrid boss has added James Rodriguez to his squad from Madrid in a move that should bring a bit of magic to his side if James can find his feet in the Premier League.
Suning went back on level terms in the 26th minute as Alex Teixeira nodded down for Ivan Santini to whip in.
Meanwhile, playing in front of empty stands (for the opening months of the campaign at least) once again promises to make a mockery of home advantage and make games much harder to predict.
The season kicked off with a dull 0-0 draw between Eibar and Celta Vigo and the 90 minutes between two sides that flirted with relegation last season was really only memorable for Eibar's Pape Diop becoming the first player sent off in Spain this season.
The Championship League has been expanded to a full World Snooker Tour ranking event this season, featuring 128 players, in three stages over 21 days.