Murthy insisted that the club, which failed to qualify for Europe last season, has full confidence in Gracia to get the best out of the squad.
He also revealed a plan to invite psychiatrists to help his team cope with the challenges.
"The Asian Cup is the top football event in Asia. Its great influence can cultivate youth interest in football and expand youth football population in China," he said. "In next phase, the organizing committee will create opportunities for more young people to have close contact with the tournament in all host cities through various channels and activities."
YINCHUAN, China, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- When the sunrise turned Tengger Desert, China's fourth-largest desert, into golden, crazy music and shouting cheers began to stir up its passion, Zhang Bin, a football player, caught a long pass and scored the third goal for his team.
Carrington came into contact with Sam Craigie on Sunday, so both players have been withdrawn from the event.
"I'm not just a female coach, I also want to be the inheritor of Chinese martial arts," said Liu, who speaks quickly and talks about her dreams with great enthusiasm.
Wang scored 11 straight points as Fujian ended a defense-driven first quarter 19-16 ahead of Wuhan, whose substitute Deng stepped up to nail seven points in a row.
Trailing at 76-79 in overtime, Tianjin's Zhao Fangxin got three free throws at the stroke of the final whistle, but she missed all of them and saw the chance slip away.
"He loves his father, he admires him. It's not a load on his shoulders. He does what he loves most and doesn't compare himself with Michael," she emphasized.
MADRID, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Spain will face Switzerland in the UEFA Nations League on Saturday at Real Madrid's Valdebabas training ground.
Images of the 36-year-old visiting the Brazilian Serie A club's Rei Pele training complex circulated on social media on Saturday amid reports that negotiations were at an advanced stage.