Rennes kept its lead in the standings over Lille on goal difference, although its four-match winning streak ended with a 2-2 draw against second-from-bottom side Stade Reims.
"We met some difficulties after our key players' departure," Dongguan coach Lin Yaosen admitted.
Dong contributed 26 points, five boards and six assists to Zhejiang, while her teammate Huang Jiali pocketed 26 points and 10 rebounds. Wang Jiaqi of Zhejiang added 11 points, plus 12 assists. Enditem
"Chile is always a very difficult opponent. Every time a new qualifying tournament begins there are different expectations. I'm seeing some new faces and also a few old ones. There are several players that have already had a lot of international experience," he added. Enditem
Alfaro was appointed Ecuador's head coach in August following the resignation of Jordi Cruyff.
Everton playmaker James Rodriguez and Galatasaray striker Radamel Falcao will return to the international fold for Colombia's qualifiers against Venezuela and Chile.
Peru will be without several key players for their opening fixtures against Paraguay and Brazil. The biggest absence will be that of their captain and record scorer Paolo Guerrero, who has been ruled out for the rest of 2020 because of a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament.
Luis Enrique has handed a first call up to Levante midfielder, Jose Campana, while recalling Dani Caballos (Arsenal) and Sergio Canales (Betis) to a 25-man squad.
Organizers have set up two tracks, a 19.5km track for professionals and a 13km track for amateurs, in a group time trial format, circling the Wulashan Township of Urad Front Banner.
"We envision a new Super Falcons squad competing favorably for laurels at the global level and I believe the new technical crew, led by Waldrum, can take us to that level," Pinnick said.
With Sichuan's offense bogged down, Dongguan retook the lead and delivered the final blow with efficient offensive late in the fourth to make it 78-71.