The two-time World Cup winners looked comfortable thereafter - despite managing only two shots on target -- to ensure their campaign started without a hitch.
"When I started my career I didn't imagine or dream of being part of a fourth qualifying tournament. For me it's a source of pride. I'm enjoying it to the fullest, in the knowledge that my career is drawing closer to an end."
ACCRA, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- The Black Stars of Ghana Friday lost to the Eagles of Mali 3-0 in an international friendly in Antalya, Turkey.
Shao finished with 13 points, while Zhao Xuetong and Hu Yueming each had 11.
Haas' Romain Grosjean took a solid ninth place for his first points finish of 2020, with Alfa Romeo's Antonio Giovinazzi rounding out the top ten.
"Chile is a team that in recent years has been very consistent, it is a winning team, with big figures," said Godin who plays for Italian Club Cagliari.
"I don't want them to handle the ball at discretion. We can say 'it doesn't matter' after losing a game, but we cannot really take the defeat as nothing, as they can develop a habit of that. Even someday they get the chance of winning, they cannot show enough guts to win."
In Thursday's only other fixture, Athletico Paranaense were held to a goalless home draw by Ceara. Enditem
Alexis Sanchez put the visitors on level terms with a cool finish in the 54th minute after a Charles Aranguiz through ball.
CHENGDU, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Fujian grabbed a 64-60 win over Wuhan and Jiangsu overcame Xinjiang 90-78 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) here on Saturday.
"We improved our ball movement with the match going deep. The players had expected to win this match," said Zhejiang coach Gu Jiaqing.