Thursday , 17 January 2019


IOA to visit Goa to discuss postponement of National Games

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES | NT Sports Editor   PANAJI Indian Olympic Association (IOA) officials are expected to come to Goa to discuss with the government the possibilities of postponing the 36th National Games scheduled to be held from March 30 to April 15, 2019. The government of Goa has in a letter to IOA flagged certain issues that could dampen the ... Read More »

FC Goa sign Morrocan striker Zaid Krouch

NT NETWORK   PANAJI FC Goa have signed Morrocan Zaid Krouch for the second half of the Indian Super League (ISL) in an attempt to bolster their attack and cut the burden of scoring on Coro. FC Goa announced the signing of Zaid Krouch from Moroccan club MoghrebTétouan through a press release on Thursday. The 27-year-old attacking midfielder has signed ... Read More »

Cansaulim, Rossman Cruz register big wins

NT NETWORK   CANSAULIM CAC Cansaulim eased past Betalbatim SC 3-0 in the Goa Football Association U-14 League match played at Cansaulim ground, on Thursday. CAC produced five minutes magic wherein they netted three goals at the half hour mark. Shane Barreto opened the scoring before Judah Sanches doubled the account in the 33rd minute and Om Honawarkar netted the ... Read More »

Milagres edge past St Anthony Marna

NT NETWORK   DULER Milagres Sports Club scored a narrow 2-1 win over St Anthony SC Marna in the Goa Football Association Second Division League match played at Duler Stadium, Mapusa, on Thursday. Milagres SC led 2-0 at the break after they scored three goals in the span of two minutes through Albino Pereira and Schubert Colaco in the 41st ... Read More »

Curtorim fight hard for place in final

NT NETWORK   Betalbatim Curtorim Gymkhana entered the final of Martins Cup football tournament defeating Ambelim SC 4-3 via the tie breaker played at panchayat grounds, Betalbatim on Thursday. The teams played a 1-1 draw during the regulation time. Ambelim SC went into the lead through Nial Cardozo, but then Curtorim Gymkhana came back strongly and levelled the score through ... Read More »

Pawar brace hands Aivao fine victory

NT NETWORK   PANAJI A fine brace from Omkar Parwar helped Aivao United Football Club register 3-1 win over Don Bosco Oratory in the Goa Football Association Third Division League match played at Taleigao ground, on Thursday. The strong Aivao side attacked from the word go and didn’t give any opportunity for their opponents to get into the game. The ... Read More »

Xavier bags first medal for Goa

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Goa’s Xavier D’Souza made the state proud at the Khelo India Youth Games, being held at Balewadi Sports Complex Pune, by clinching the first medal. He won a bronze in the 200 metres freestyle swimming boys U-21 category, finishing with 1.57.62 on the clock. In the girls category, Goa’s Suman Patil missed the podium twice and ... Read More »

Under new guidance Bagan bag win over Minerva

IANS Kolkata City football heavyweights Mohun Bagan returned to winning ways under new coach Khalid Jamil as they brushed aside defending champions Minerva Punjab FC 2-0 in their I-League encounter at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Wednesday. Omar El Hussieny scored the opening goal from the spot (30th) with Aser Dipanda (69th) doubling the tally in the second ... Read More »

Churchill will look to keep winning; Gokulam FC to re-start

MINOO FERNANDES | NT VASCO Churchill Brothers FC has got back to winning ways whilst Gokulam Kerala FC last won around two months back. Yet, the two teams are set to keep the I-League juggernaut on the roll as they meet each other at the Tilak maidan in Vasco today. Both sides had tied 1-1 in the first leg in ... Read More »

Goa relegated following 276 run defeat against Odisha

NT NETWORK BHUBANESWAR Goa’s batting woes have let the team down once again as they lost by 276 runs to Odisha in their Elite Group C, Ranji Trophy match played at Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. After this defeat Goa have been relegated to the Plate Group. Goa were bundled out for a mere 111 runs as they were chasing a mammoth ... Read More »