"We were not able to keep up with the aggressive approach of our opponents. We produced no final passes. I tried to switch things up in the roster but nothing helped," said Slovakia's coach Hapal after the game.
"I didn't drink sodas for four or five years. I know if something is good for me, I will do it, otherwise, I won't."
After a lucky penalty-shootout victory over Ireland in the European qualifiers on Thursday, Slovakia had its hopes up for a possible first Group 2 triumph in the Nation's League fixture in Glasgow, but a weak performance of Pavel Hapal's squad left the home team unchallenged and Slovakia in the last place of the standings with only a single point earned.
Now the duo share the record of 20 Grand Slam singles titles.
The game which was the first under Ghanaian manager, Charles Kwabena Akonnor, who was appointed in January is to prepare his team towards next month's African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.
BEIJING, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- FIVB President Ary S. Graca has pledged his commitment to the development of volleyball in Asia (including Oceania).
"Since preparations started in January this year, under the guidance of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), we have achieved great progress despite the COVID-19 pandemic, as the design schemes of nine stadiums have been confirmed by AFC," said committee chairman Du Zhaocai.
The contest consists of 12 sports items including beach football, beach volleyball, beach shuttlecock and some fun items like tug-of-war and climbing the sand dunes, which are quite interesting with a high degree of participation.
Among the newcomers are Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz and Atletico Madrid left-back Renan Lodi, both of whom belied their lack of international experience with assured performances at Corinthians Arena.
Along with her students, Wang staged her stunning freestyle football tricks in a gala for the celebration of the one-year countdown to the 2021 China's National Games on Sept. 15.
Zapata's Atalanta teammate Luis Muriel then coolly slotted home from 10 yards after Johan Mojica found him unmarked in the box.