The HAGOC also started a global appeal for the slogan of volunteers. Applicants can submit their proposal online, by post or on site to the HAGOC office over the next five weeks.
"We have played very well in the whole first phase. The next thing is to recover and keep in good form to face the second phase matches," said SIPG captain Hulk.
Wagner's time in Gelsenkirchen might soon expire as it seems only a win against Werder Bremen this Saturday evening can save him from being sacked.
Players are also accused of lacking the right mentality.
Beer Sheva now face Czech side Viktoria Plzen in a single-leg match to be played in Israel on October 1, with the winners entering the competition's group stage. Enditem
Five minutes later, Zhu Jianrong nearly contributed another goal for Huanghai in his one-on-one with Teda's goalkeeper. But his volley from small angle missed the target.
Monday's match also saw Guangzhou R&F edge Dalian Pro 1-0 by Ye Chugui's late goal in the 92nd minute. The three points also helped R&F join the chase for fourth place in Dalian.
Also on Thursday, Shanghai surprised Tianjin with a straight-set win (27-25, 25-23, 25-22). Enditem
Zhou Junchen was brought down inside the box in the 54th minute. His teammate Romain Alessandrini then added the second goal for Huanghai by penalty.
Having played for Juventus for four seasons, the 33-year-old joined Bayern Munich in 2015, before moving to Barcelona in 2018.
Forward Deng Ziming had injected new energy for Shijiazhuang in the second half. Goalkeeper Deng Xiaofei was sent off in the 46th minute after receiving a second yellow card, and Zambian defender Stoppila Sunzu converted the penalty kick for Shijiazhuang to pull one back.