"We contained their three-pointer shooting quite well," Dongguan coach Lin Yaosen reflected.
"But I take it as a very positive thing. I am playing quite well to win against a player like Stefano today with this score.
The visitor from Spisska Nova Ves was leading by 13 points at half-time which ultimately proved decisive, but the home team managed to fight the deficit and almost brought the game to a thrilling end despite having only five available players in the second half due to injuries and fouls. Enditem
Both the Women's World Cup (November 8-10) and Men's World Cup (November 13-15) will be held in Weihai, east China's Shandong province, while the Finals will return to Zhengzhou, Henan after 2019 from November 19 to 22.
Elsewhere, Svit registered its first victory of the new season, winning in Handlova 89-81 on Saturday.
Leipzig remained offensively minded but for all that Julian Nagelsmann's men squandered a number of chances as neither Dani Olmo nor Nordi Mukiele was able to extend the lead.
Although concerns are increasing among fans, as one of Germany's most prominent sides might fail to secure its first-tier participation for next season, the former teacher claimed to believe in the team's potential.
The Argentinian bested Nadal in the Rome Masters quarter-finals last month for his first win against the world number two.
River Plate's Armani and his Boca Juniors counterpart Andrada were joined by defenders Lucas Martinez Quarta (River Plate), Gonzalo Montiel (River Plate) and midfielder Eduardo Salvio (Boca Juniors), the Argentinian Football Association (AFA) said.
Waldrum worked largely within U.S. women's football, and was head coach of Trinidad and Tobago between 2014 and 2016.
On the Dongguan side, Shen Yi nailed 13 points, while Hu Ke added 10.