Australia, Norway and New Zealand are among other countries and regions to provide equal pay to their men's and women's teams.
"I tried to leave last year, but they blocked everything at the last second. It was a project I was excited for but it didn't materialize."
With this result, Dalian are sixth in Group A with nine points, while Henan with six points remained in last place.
"Our development will not be redirected. It is just a strategic adjustment based on reality. We will continue to hand the best services to our fans and partners," it added. Enditem
Members of the US women's team filed a lawsuit against their federation in March because of alleged discrimination over wages. A federal judge ruled against the players, who have since lodged an appeal.
Nouri suffered brain damage after having a heart attack during a game in 2017.
The win meant Qingdao continue to lead the overall standings, although second-placed Ruichang Biyuan also cruised to a victory, beating second from the bottom team Anhui Souyu 4-1 later in the day.
Rondon continued to demonstrate his prowess in the second half. In the 48th minute, the Venezuelan striker assisted Swedish winger Sam Larsson to stretch the lead for Dalian.
At Rio de Janeiro's Olympic stadium, former Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou made his debut for Botafogo but could not inspire the hosts to victory over Coritiba.
"We'll see what happens; we have plenty of time in this transfer window and a couple of others as well. Time will tell," commented the forward, who added "the decision is in Real Madrid's hands."
The victory sends Garcia into the third round, equaling her best US Open result after finishing at that stage every year from 2016 to 2018.