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Wilred Leisure win against Canacona NAVELIM: Wilred Leisure SC defeated Canacona SA 4-1 in the GFA’s U-14 League match played at Rosary ground, Navelim, on Thursday. Wilred led 2-0 at the break after Ryan Rodrigues and Macnelle Dias netted in the 26th and 29th minutes respectively. Changing ends, Macnelle completed his brace in the 59th minute with a sublime finish ... Read More »

Ambelim prevail over Betalbatim

NT NETWORK   SARZORA Ambelim SC entered the quarterfinals of Our Lady of Assumpta Trophy football tournament defeating Betalbatim Sporting 5-4 via tie-breaker, at Sarzora grounds on Thursday. The teams played a goalless draw during the regulation time despite having some glorious chances to score. Both the teams adopted a cautious approach to the game and concentrated mostly on the ... Read More »

Lanka beat Eng by 24 runs

NT NETWORK   PORVORIM Sri Lanka overcame an ever improving English side by 24 runs to win the last league match of the T20 cricket tri-series for blind, at GCA Academy ground in Porvorim on Thursday. Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat first. Sandruwan (60), Kumara (50) and Silva (50*) scored half centuries as Sri Lanka posted ... Read More »

Holiday SC blank Adarsh YS 4-0

NT NETWORK   ANJUNA Holiday Sports Club scored a fluent 4-0 win over Adarsh Yuvak Sangh in the GFA’s Third Division League match played at Anjuna ground, on Thursday. Holiday SC had a dream start as they dictated terms from the first whistle and scored two goals in the span of five minutes, thanks to Gauresh Mandrekar brace. By half ... Read More »

Goa’s Anurag, Bhakti among 1130 players to vie for top honours

NT NETWORK   TALEIGAO Goa’s GM Anurag Mhamal and WGM Bhakti Kulkarni will be the star attractions in the Goa Chess Association’s 1st Goa International Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament, which commences at the Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium, Taleigao on Saturday, October 13. Anurag and Bhakti along with compatriot GM Deepan Chakravarthy have been clubbed in Category A, which features ... Read More »

Newly promoted Velsao make champs Sporting toil for 3 points

NT NETWORK   DULER Newly promoted Velsao Sports and Cultural Club proved that old wine in a new bottle does not always have to necessarily taste good as they made reigning champions Sporting Clube de Goa fight for their first three points in the inaugural match of Goa Football Association’s (GFA) Professional League at Duler stadium on Wednesday. Sporting Clube ... Read More »

United Boys bounce back to beat Curtorim

NT NETWORK Chinchinim A brace of goals by attacking medio Yamunsab Pinjar and a smart strike by Prahlad Velip enabled United Boys of Palolem to register a well deserved 3-2 win against Curtorim Gymkhana and enter the finals of CRC Cup football tournament played at Chinchinim grounds on Wednesday. Down by two goals, United Boys of Palolem came back very ... Read More »

75 Knots Masters Regatta to set free spirit of sailing in Goa from today

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Around fifty sailing veterans, from the age of 45 to 87, will be taking to the waters again to participate in the Goa Yatching Associations (GYA) 75 knots master regatta and wish the associations president emeritus Cesar Menezes a happy birthday at a hotel in Dona Paula from today till October 13. From the fifteen participating ... Read More »

LOCAL SPORTS SCAN

Deep nets 4 to pull off massive draw PANAJI: Siddheshwar SCC put up a strong display of their game as they came from four goals down to hold Penha de Franca 4-4 in the Goa Football Association U-14 League match played at Quitula Village Panchayat ground, on Wednesday. Deep Marshelkar of Siddeshwar single handily smashed in all the four goals ... Read More »

There may be a change in boys from Goa after they see Shanon’s progress: Bibiano

The India U-16 squad was knocked out of the AFC U-16. Sports Editor AUGUSTO RODRIGUES during a conversation with India U-16 coach BIBIANO FERNANDES discovers the positives and negatives of India’s march forward in football Q: India scored one goal and conceded one in the AFC U-16 tournament. India appears to be afflicted with a problem of scoring? We felt ... Read More »