Wednesday , 14 November 2018


India send Pakistan packing

PTI   DHAKA Manvir Singh struck twice in the second half before Sumeet Passi headed home a clinical pass as defending champions India breezed past Pakistan 3-1 to sail into the final of the SAFF Suzuki Cup, here on Wednesday. After a goalless first-half, Manvir scored his first in the 49th minute only to double the score-line twenty minutes later. ... Read More »

Sporting stun Dempo to seal spot in final

AGENCIES   VASCO In a major upset, Sporting Clube de Goa knocked out defending champions Dempo Sports Club 8-7 via sudden death tie-breaker to move into the final of the AWES Cup, organised by the Association for the Wellbeing of Elder Sportspersons in collaboration with the Sports Authority of Goa (SAG) at Tilak Maidan, Vasco, on Tuesday. The teams were ... Read More »

Verna SC pip DBO Fatorda

NT NETWORK   DICARPALE Verna SC entered the quarterfinals of Our Lady of Fatima Cup football tournament defeating Don Bosco Oratory, Fatorda 5-4 via tie-breaker, at panchayat grounds, Dicarpale on Tuesday. The teams played a 1-1 draw during the regulation time. DBO, Fatorda started the match on a promising note and went into the lead through a goal scored by Cayven Araujo ... Read More »

Navelim SC ride on Clinton brace

NT NETWORK   CURTORIM Navelim Sporting Club rode on a fine brace by Clinton Niasso to outwit Cuncolim Union 3-1 and enter the quarterfinals of Curtorim Villagers Cup football tournament being played at Curtorim grounds, on Tuesday. Jaison Martins scored the other goal for Navelim SC while Rosario Carvalho netted the lone goal for Cuncolim Union. Navelim SC’s Clinton found ... Read More »

UC Benaulim, Dicarpale SC win

NT NETWORK   BENAULIM United Club of Benaulim won five-goal thriller against St Anthony’s SC, Colva in the Goa Football Association Third Division League match played at Benaulim ground, on Tuesday. Coming into the game with a positive result in the previous game, Benaulim side attacked right from the first whistle and deservingly broke the deadlock in the 4th minute ... Read More »

Tim Cahill on Bollywood, food and playing quality football during ISL

At 38, Tim Cahill is easily one of the oldest footballers on the global stage. The former Everton forward has been an absolute legend for the Australian football team and with 50 goals to his name, Cahill is the highest goal scorer for his national side by quite some distance. In an exclusive interview with SAYAN GHOSH of HINDUSTAN TIMES, ... Read More »

Grass, Grass, GFA and no football

NT NETWORK   AGASSAIM Goa Football Association (GFA) appears to have its priorities wrong again with two of the U-14 League matches scheduled to be held in Agassaim having to be postponed as the ground was not playable. On Monday, the match between Portais Sporting Club and San Minguel de Taleigao could not be held because of the unplayable condition ... Read More »

India in dire straits

PTI   LONDON India stared at an embarrassing defeat after Alastair Cook’s fairytale farewell knock and Joe Root’s classy hundred enabled England to pile more misery on the visitors during the penultimate day of the fifth Test. Cook made dogged 147 off 286 balls in his final knock while skipper Root roared back to form with a stylish 125, his ... Read More »

Maina SC move past Fr Agnelo YC

NT NETWORK   CURTORIM Mairon Fernandes and Joy Hilario scored a goal each as Maina SC defeated Fr Agnelo Youth Club, Paroda 2-0 to enter the quarterfinals of Curtorim Villagers Cup football tournament, at church grounds, Curtorim on Monday. Maina SC started the match on an attacking note and took the lead in the 10th minute as Joywin Carneiro sped ... Read More »


USC Seraulim down Dando Boys BENAULIM: United SC, Seraulim thrashed Dando Boys Club, Benaulim 3-0 in the GFA’s Third Division League match played at Benaulim ground, on Monday. Jesmon Noronha (25’), Floscio Fernandes (50’) and Oliver D’Souza (54’) scored for the winners. In another match at Raia ground, Raia SC edged past Arlem Youth Association 2-1. Oilex Olievera and Joyson ... Read More »