Friday , 20 October 2017


Sporting beat Salgaocar FC in five-goal thriller

NT NETWORK   DULER Sporting Clube de Goa and Salgaocar FC were involved in a five-goal thriller with the former going home with their first three points in Goa Football Association (GFA) Professional League, at Duler stadium on Wednesday. Both teams started with a point and in the end, sporting moved to the second place in the table and Salgaocar ... Read More »

Brazil brush aside Honduras

PTI   KOCHI Striker Brenner struck twice as title favourites Brazil maintained their winning streak by outplaying Honduras 3-0 to set up a potentially high-octane quarterfinal clash against Germany in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, here on Wednesday. Seeking their fourth title, Brazil have been living upto the expectations by winning all their group matches and Wednesday they just brushed ... Read More »

Ghana gun down Niger, face Mali in quarters

PTI   NAVI MUMBAI Two-time champions Ghana outplayed fellow African side Niger 2-0 to enter the quarterfinals of the FIFA U17 World Cup here on Wednesday. Goals by captain Eric Ayiah off a penalty in the first half added time and substitute Richard Danso in the 90th minute helped Ghana win the rough and tough round of 16 game at ... Read More »


Navelim VU, Betalbatim SC win FATORDA: Navelim Villagers Union defeated Don Bosco Oratory, Fatorda 4-3 in the GFA’s U-16 match played at Don Bosco Oratory ground, Fatorda on Wednesday. Host DBO Fatorda shot into the lead through Shann D’Silva in the 5th minute but Navelim equalised in the 28th minute through Nash Pereira, but four minutes later DBO Fatorda again ... Read More »

Iran get past strong Mexico, into quarters

NT NETWORK   FATORDA First half strikes by Mohammad Sharifi and Allahyar Sayyad  helped  Iran register a  2-1 win against Mexico and enter the quarterfinals of FIFA Under -17 World Cup football tournament in an absorbing encounter at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda on  Tuesday. The winners led by an odd goal in three during the lemon break. Mohamad  Sharifit (7th minute ... Read More »

Mexico fail to overwhelm Iran

Iran played some of the best football in the group stages of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at the Nehru stadium, Fatorda. They beat Mexico 2-1 to move into the quarterfinals and on the way have shown that the team has some great players but, to be on the world stage, they need all eleven to be the best. Iran ... Read More »

Mali maul Iraq on their way forward

MINOO FERNANDES   FATORDA Mali sealed their berth in the quarters  of FIFA World Cup Under -17 after registering a very convincing  5-1 win against Iraq in the second match of the day played under flood lights at Nehru staduim,Fatorda  on Tuesday. Sitting pretty comfortable by the goals scored by Hadji Drame(25th minute) and Lassana Ndiaye (33rd minute) Mali who ... Read More »


Swapnil, Sumiran hit tons as Goa draw with HP DHARAMSALA; Openers Sumiran Amonkar (137) and Swapnil Asnodkar (167) hit centuries as Goa registered a fighting draw against Himachal Pradesh, on the fourth and final day of their Ranji Trophy match at Dharamsala on Tuesday. Swapnil and Sumiran stitched 299-run opening partnership as Goa finished the final day on 426 for ... Read More »

Iran has shown potential to cross the final hurdle

NT NETWORK   FATORDA Iran start their round of 16 campaign in the FIFA U17 World Cup with their feet well set to take the leap into the quarterfinals after the manner they finished their Group C outing at the Nehru stadium in Fatorda last week. Iran face Mexico and the south Americans need to be wary of the Asians ... Read More »

Iraq will look to bolster Asian presence in quarters

NT NETWORK   FATORDA Goa will be hosting two teams from Asian in their Group of 16 fixtures when Iraq plays Mali in the second game of the evening at the Nehru stadium today. Both teams have finished second in their respective groups and the contest will be an opportunity for football fans to remain abreast with youth football in ... Read More »

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