"I really wanted to give an effort here. It's my Achilles that didn't have enough to properly heal after the Open. I was able to get it somewhat better, but just looking long-term in this tournament, will I be able to get through enough matches? For me, I don't think I could," said the three-time Roland Garros winner.
Although Fujian strengthened their own spikes in the middle of this set to narrow the deficit to two points. But Shanghai's blocker Zhang Yuqian then performed well to stopped Fujian's counter-attacks.
Koeman also discussed rumors over interest from other clubs in winger Ousmane Dembele, whose sale would raise funds for new arrivals.
Kenyan Peres Chepchirchir, the current half marathon record holder and Fancy Chemutai will also be in the frontline.
To survive without taking out new loans, the club's new board has refused grants from its former chairman Clemens Tonnies. The millionaire and meat-baron stepped down after two decades as an official following widespread fan protest.
Pepe has scored four goals in his past five matches for Gremio, including two in the Copa Libertadores against Internacional and Universidad Catolica.
The second half started similarly to the first as Dortmund controlled possession whereas the Bavarians waited for chances. And their chance came earlier than expected, as Augsburg clinically doubled their advantage with only their second shot on target after Florian Niederlechner's through ball allowed Caligiuri to make it 2-0 in the 54th minute.
Paco Alcacer put Villarreal ahead after 12 minutes and although Edgar Mendez took advantage of a bad mistake from home keeper Sergio Asenjo 10 minutes before half-time, Gerard Moreno's VAR-assisted penalty allowed Villarreal to retake the lead on the stroke of half-time.
"As Sports Director, I am very honored and humbled to be able to support the Olympic and Paralympic Games from a sporting perspective and the perspective of an Olympian," Kotani said.
Jepkosgei will return to the same course she shattered the world record in 2017 in half marathon and will face up against fellow countrywoman Joan Chelimo.
BERLIN, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Without a doubt, Schalke 04 faces one of the biggest crises in its history after their head coach David Wagner was sacked this Sunday morning.