Basketball Australia's head of women's basketball Lauren Jackson thanked all parties that ensured the season went ahead during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cheng was insurmountable in the paint, scoring consecutive buckets on second chances, as Henan gained its biggest advantage of 20 points in the third quarter.
"I used to like the international games as it was something different and I will keep working to get back," commented the forward, who said he had a "very good" relationship with Spain national team coach Luis Enrique.
"We have to maintain an attacking mindset at all times," the 19-year-old told a virtual press conference.
The GFA said the new season will run until July next year.
He continued his rich vein of form for Uruguay on Thursday, playing one of his best matches for his country to date as La Celeste beat Chile 2-1 in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifier in Montevideo.
Although Valencia have had a reasonably bright start to the campaign with two wins, two defeats and a draw to kick off the season, their 2-0 home defeat to Betis last Saturday highlighted the club's shortcomings.
Wales' Neco Williams (L) vies with England's Ainsley Maitland-Niles during a friendly match between England and Wales in London, Britain, on Oct. 8, 2020. (Xinhua)
Iran's soccer team left Tehran for Tashkent on Tuesday for a friendly match with Uzbekistan slated for Thursday.
MADRID, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Adama Traore had to make a choice after receiving call-ups from both Mali and Spain for the current international break.
Triggering the fulfilment of the new generation's potential requires more encouragement and time.