Saturday , 23 March 2019


Dempo SC stay steady at top with hard-fought win

NT NETWORK   OLD GOA Dempo Sports Club consolidated their position at the top with 38 points from 16 games following their impressive 2-1 win over youngsters Panjim Footballers in the Goa Professional League match played at Dempo SC’s Academy ground at Ella, Old Goa on Thursday. Despite being a man down in the 40th minute, the Golden Eagles managed ... Read More »

Lepcha nets four as Velsao SCC sink Bardez FC 5-0

NT NETWORK   UTORDA A four-goal blitz by striker Nima Lepcha enabled Velsao Sports and Cultural Club complete a 5-0 rout of Bardez Football Club in the GFA Professional League match played at SAG grounds, Utorda on Thursday. Lepcha found the mark in the 39th, 49th, 55th and 57th minute while substitute Laiwang Bohham scored Velsao’s fifth goal in the ... Read More »


CDJ Ribandar blank USC Mardol 4-0 TALEIGAO: CDJ Ribandar scored a convincing 4-0 win over United Sports Club Mardol in the GFA’s Second Division League Ilhas Zone match played at Taleigao ground, on Thursday. Jayendra Kunkolienkar scored the fastest goal of the league when he scored in just seven seconds to put CDJ Ribandar ahead. Jayendra doubled the account in ... Read More »

FC Goa need to win, to finish second

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES |NT Sports Editor   FATORDA FC Goa needs to win against Chennaiyin FC, in their last league match of ISL 5, to finish second and the result having little bearing on the visitors today. A win will see FC Goa finish second and play the third placed team in the knock out whilst a win or loss, will ... Read More »

Jamshedpur thrash Blues 5-1, finish season on high

AGENCIES   JAMSHEDPUR Jamshedpur ended their Indian Super League campaign on an impressive note as they schooled an inexperienced Bengaluru FC team 5-1 at the JRD Tata Sports Complex in Jamshedpur on Wednesday. Bengaluru FC took the lead through Semboi Haokip (16’), only for Augustin Fernandes (45’) to level terms at the break. But Jamshedpur turned on the style in ... Read More »

Salgaocar, Dempo ride on high scoring wins

NT NETWORK   CANSAULIM/OLD GOA Salgaocar Football Club scored a fluent 4-0 win over Cortalim SC in the GFA U-14 League South Zone, thanks to a fine hat-trick form Michael Dias at Cansaulim ground. The Green Brigades came in the match high in confidence and took lead in the 12th minutes when Rui Noronha scored the first connecting to a ... Read More »


Saripalli wins All Goa Rapid chess MARGAO: Niraj Saripalli of Salcete Taluka Chess Association won the Late Smt Premlata Omprakash Agarwal All Goa Open Rapid FIDE Rating Chess Tournament held at BPS Sports Club premises and organised by BPS Sports Club and Salcete Taluka Chess Assoociation by beating Tanvi Vassudev Hadkonkar. Gunjal Chopdekar beat Sairaj Vernekar to bag the 2nd ... Read More »

Di Maria brace hands PSG win

REUTERS   PARIS Holders Paris St Germain eased into the French Cup semi-finals after two goals from Angel Di Maria and another by Thomas Meunier gave them a 3-0 home win over Dijon in an action-packed last-eight clash on Tuesday. PSG were without their potent three-pronged attack of Edinson Cavani, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, but the league leaders’ makeshift side ... Read More »

Goa lose to Odisha; both qualify for knockouts

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Goa’s unbeaten run in the BCCI Womens U-19 Cricket Tournament came to an end on Tuesday after they suffered a narrow seven-run defeat to Odisha in their final league match played at MCC ground in Margao, on Tuesday. The defeat however could not affect their chances of making it to the next round, as they along ... Read More »


Anurag finishes third at Paris rapid chess PANAJI: Goa’s GM Anurag Mhamal won third place at the First Rapide International de Cappelle Chess tournament in Paris, France. He scored 7 points out of 9 rounds with 7 wins and 2 losses. Anurag defeated top seed GM Bauer Christian (2647), GM Lagarde Maxime (2610), GM Degraeve Jean Marc (2550), GM Schekachev ... Read More »