"The VNL will be especially important next season as we work to define and prepare the group of players we'll be taking to Tokyo for the Olympics," the veteran coach explained.
Chongqing pocketed two wins consecutively to rank six in the league, only two points clear of Hebei in the Suzhou division.
The reigning champions had 25 points after 10 matches and sealed a spot in the second stage.
The result left Palmeiras in sixth place, behind Flamengo on goal difference while Sport were 14th with 11 points.
"My waist disc herniation has been acting up again," she said, adding that she would be back next year.
Alfa Romeo's Kimi Raikkonen rounded out the top ten after an eventful race in which he also received a five-second penalty for a pit-lane infringement.
BEIJING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton took his 90th Formula 1 win on Sunday in a chaotic Tuscan Grand Prix that was red-flagged twice and involved two multi-car collisions.
According to the organizers, the 11th China's National Games for Persons with Disabilities & the 8th China's National Special Olympic Games will be held between Oct. 22 and Oct. 29, 2021, in Shaanxi province. Enditem
Around 800 fans witnessed the opening ceremony and the opening match. Newly promoted Chengdu Xingcheng Habitat beat Beijing Renhe 3-2 to bag a winning start.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Former Bayern Munich and Brazil international right-back Rafinha has admitted that his move to Olympiacos from Flamengo was financially motivated.
The 2020 CBSL run from August 27 to September 14 in Chengdu. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, all games were played behind closed doors. Enditem