Beijing: China PR's Olympic hopes hinge on February's crunch AFC qualifying play-off against Korea Republic. With the stakes high and no margin for error in their bid to reach Women's Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2021, the Steel Roses will be hoping Tang Jiali reproduces the goalscoring form which saw her finish as the team's top scorer during the preliminary competition's group campaign.
Nine months ago, the dynamic China PR No 9 announced her emergence on the continental scene by scoring four goals in just three matches, including a spectacular effort in the 1-1 draw against Australia.
"I can shoot with both feet but in this case I used my left foot," the 25-year-old Shanghai Agriculture and Commerce Bank forward told FIFA.com.
"This goal should be largely attributed to the support by my teammates. (Wang) Shanshan made the move and Ma Jun absorbed the defenders' attention so I could find space to shoot." .....
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