The Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced on August 26 that the 2020 China League One season will kick off on September 12.
Xinjiang bowed out from the semifinals last season due to frail backcourt rotation. Both Yu and Wu will be expected to provide leadership and make up Xinjiang's outside defense.
"It's not how you start, it's how you finish, right?" added Williams. "I just feel like, I'm okay. I'm ready to play three sets every match if I have to. It doesn't matter. A win is a win."
R&F took a dream start just five minutes into the game as Dia Saba converted a spot-kick.
Apart from the capacity of hosting world class football events, the stadium is also equipped with professional E-sports facilities.
Defending champions Qingdao showed dominance from the very beginning of the semifinals against Xiamen Tefang as Zheng Siwei/Huang Dongping swept Shang Yichen/Yan Chenxue 11-7, 11-4, 11-5 in the opening mixed doubles.
In Saturday's only other fixture, Athletico Paranaense secured a 1-0 home win over Coritiba courtesy of a first-half strike from Fabio Luciano. Enditem
Hoffenheim gained a foothold into the clash as the clock ticked after Emin Bickakic and Dennis Geiger came close at the half-hour mark.
The former Shenzhen Aviators guard averaged 9.4 points and 3.3 assists in the 2018-19 CBA season, who chose not to play in the 2019-20 season due to personal reasons.
Shenzhen captain Gao Lin put the game to bed on 28 minutes when he scored from a tight angle after Preciado's header parried by Jianye keeper Wang Guoming.
As a result, several drivers towards the rear of the field misjudged the return to racing speed and ploughed into slower cars in the midfield, instantly wiping five drivers out of the race and causing stewards to issue a halt to proceedings to allow marshals to clear the debris.