BEIJING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Italian Simone Pianigiani was appointed as the new head coach of the Beijing Ducks on Monday.
Digao Silva pulled a late goal back for Fluminense when he headed in from an Egidio Pereira corner.
Shandong went ahead in the 19th minute when striker Duan Liuyu miss-kicked the ball which flew into Graziano Pelle's way, and the Italian swept it in from close range.
The 30-year-old came off the bench in the 67th minute and rifled home a low 35-yard free-kick in stoppage time as the hosts secured a barely-deserved point at their Vila Belmiro stadium.
From venues and infrastructure construction to marketing, from cultural activities planning to Games promotion, Hangzhou has made steady progress since it was awarded the hosting rights in September 2015.
PSG will face a busy schedule in the coming week with a clash against last season's runners-up Marseille on Sunday, followed by Metz at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday. Enditem
A total of 13 teams will play in two groups in the round-robin preliminaries with the top four finishers from each pool to qualify for the knock-out stage. Enditem
XI'AN, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Cameroon midfielder Raoul Loe has joined China League One side Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic, the club revealed on Thursday.
"World Table Tennis was born, as the times require, and predictably, this is the perfect opportunity to create great value for the sport, and to demonstrate the true value of the top players and fans," he stated.
In other matches, Guizhou Hengfeng drew 1-1 with Zhejiang Energy Greentown, and Changchun Yatai edged Heilongjiang Lava Spring 2-1.
The 31-year-old midfielder, who stands 1.92-meter tall, had played as a CA Osasuna player between the 2011-2012 and 2016-2017 season, scored five goals and contributed four assists for the Spanish La Liga side.