"Sichuan proved its all-around character from these matches going into the season. Our young players didn't show enough guts against such a strong side," admitted Fujian coach Gong Songlin. Enditem
The event will have three programs on the card: 1000m and 10,000m races for women and a 5,000m race for men.
Matthias Ginter scored the opener for Germany after a fine cross from Antonio Ruediger, while Leon Goretzka capitalized on a mistake by keeper Georgiy Bushchan to head the ball into the net.
As Ji missed a big three-pointer which could have sealed the win in regulation time, both teams battled hard and were unable to establish a double-digit lead all the way into overtime.
"This is team spirit, solidarity, team football. Everyone has the responsibility to try to win the ball from the opponent and everyone has the condition to create. Sometimes he [Neymar] doesn't score but he provides assists. Football is a team sport. The important thing is that he played a great game."
"We always talk to each other and I know him from our time in the Barcelona youth system, we talk about the time we spent there," said Adama.
The third quarter was contested in a balanced fashion as both sides traded buckets. Xing and Yu combined for four 3-pointers to push Shanxi ahead 64-60 before the final 10 minutes.
Lucenec started off strongly and built a vital 12-point lead at half-time. However, the host team gradually closed the deficit in the second half.
Iran sits third in Group C behind Iraq and Bahrain. Enditem
"We have shown that we can do our best in the face of the worst conditions," he said. "We have confidence of beating South Korea." Enditem
Team play was lacking but at least the defense was doing its job by keeping the lurking Scots away from the penalty box. As a result, the first half did not produce a single shot a goal on either side.