"I am really grateful to Luis Enrique and all of the staff and the doctors, who have helped me. I was looking forward to thanking them on the pitch," added Adama, who said Luis Enrique, the head coach of the Spain's national team, asked him to always give everything and show the qualities.
Scaloni also spoke about the challenge of preparing for Argentina's qualifiers during the coronavirus pandemic and underlined the difficulty of South America's 18-round qualifying tournament.
Ji recalled that as a national team member, she had a busy schedule between international duty and the league for four or five years. She felt it necessary to make some adjustments in these years.
Winless after the first two rounds, both sides are desperate to halt their stalemate coming into the 2020-21 season.
"Seeing his dominance for so long, I don't think anyone - and especially me - thought I'd be anywhere near Michael's records. It's an incredible honour."
Also on Sunday, defending champions Kristina Mladenovic of France and her Hungarian partner Timea Babos claimed the women's doubles title with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Chile's Alexa Guarachi and American Desirae Krawczyk. Enditem
Wan Jiyuan led Zhejiang with 25 points. Huang Jiali bagged 22 before fouling out with 3:39 remaining. Wang Jiaqi had 15 points and 11 assists.
But Sichuan withstood her hot shooting as different players got on the scoreboard, leading 75-46 ahead of the last quarter thanks to Fang Zhuoya's 3-pointer buzzer-beater, killing any suspense in the game.
Messi scored the only goal of the match by converting a first-half penalty as the Albiceleste started their campaign with a gritty, if not entirely convincing, home victory at La Bombonera.
But Muto added that he does not know the exact date of Bach's arrival. Japan's Kyodo news agency reported earlier that it might be November 16 or 17.
Under the document from California Department of Public Health, all private gatherings must limit the number of attendees and are required to be held outside. Moreover, the host of any gathering has to "collect names of all attendees and contact information in case contact tracing is needed later."