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Dempo an ideal choice as GFA president, says Shivanand

PANAJI: Former GFA president and President of Salgaocar Sports Club, Mr Shivanand Salgaocar, who along with Mr Joaquim Alemao, was instrumental in ensuring that Mr Shrinivas Dempo made up his mind to file the nomination for GFA president, reminded Goan football that Mr Dempo remained one of those rare individuals who “once take up an assignment stay committed till the end.”

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Dempo gets Narvekar’s backing

PANAJI: On Thursday, when Mr Shrinivas V Dempo, chairman of Dempo Group of Companies, announced his decision to file his nomination for GFA president’s post, he sought all the backing and blessings of his close friends in Goan football, Mr Shivanand V Salgaocar, Mr Joaquim Alemao and Mr Churchill Alemao, for him to get elected to the top post.

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Savio first to file nomination

PANAJI: Mr Savio Messias has filed his nomination for the president’s post of Goa Football Association (GFA) and so has Mr Peter Vaz, president of Sporting Clube de Goa, who is also contesting for the top post.

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I will support Dempo: Joaquim

PANAJI: The Urban Development Minister, Mr Joaquim Alemao, currently the GFA president  and also the AIFF vice-president, acknowledged on Thursday that he had offered his total support to Mr Shrinivas Dempo’s desire to contest for GFA president’s post.

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Fatima Convent enter finals

MARGAO: Strong contenders Fatima Convent High School, Margao stormed into the finals by overcoming a spirited Holy Rosary High School, Nuvem 1-0 in the DSYA Salcete taluka girls U-14 football tournament, being played at Manora grounds, Raia.

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Dempo prove prowess against Sesa FA with 3-0 win

VASCO: Defending champions Dempo Sports Club had to wait till the end of the 89th minute to open their account and score three goals to defeat Sea Football Academy 3-0 in an exciting first round match of the Kingfisher Pro-League Football, organised by the Goa Football Association and played at Tilak Stadium, Vasco on Wednesday.

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Sunny-Sharmad clinch maiden badminton title

PANAJI: Sunny Sawant and Sharmad Mahajan scored a major upset to clinch their maiden men’s doubles crown at the all-Goa major ranking badminton tournament organised by Ponda Shuttlers at the indoor stadium, Ponda on Sunday.

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SAG refresher course concludes

PANAJI: The 15-day refresher course conducted by the SAG concluded with the Executive Director Mr V M Prabhudesai awarding certificates to the coaches who attended the course in the valedictory function in SAG premises.

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