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
"It's not been an easy decision of leaving my hometown club which brings bittersweet feeling," said Kyranbek. "But now, it turns to a new chapter of my career and I'll fight for Shanghai."
He described Jorge Jesus, who left Flamengo in July to take charge of Benfica, as one of the world's best managers despite revealing that he did not always see eye to eye with the Portuguese.
He played for Maccabi Tel Aviv, Dinamo Zagreb, Krylya Sovetov Samara and other teams in Europe.
Wolves were impressive all campaign and although Nuno Espiritu Santo has lost Matt Doherty to Spurs, the arrivals of Fabio Silva and Fernando Marcal should compensate for that departure.
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.
PARIS, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Lotto's Caleb Ewan from Australia clinched his second stage victory in this year's Tour de France on Wednesday's stage 11 in a sensational sprint finish, winning by only one third of a wheel.
The French Ligue 1 defending champions added that the deal included a purchase option when the loan ends next summer.
Pianigiani admitted that he is very excited to join Beijing Ducks, a club with top influence in Asia. He said he is looking forward to working hard with the team in the next season.
Hunan now ranks third in the standings behind Qingdao and Ruichang Biyuan. First-placed Qingdao breezed past Xiamen 4-1 on Thursday, while Ruichang overcame Anhui Souyu 3-2.
Marinho has now netted seven goals and provided three assists from 10 league matches this season.