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Churchill will need to dent Arrows to reach the top

MINOO FERNANDES | NT VASCO: Churchill Brothers FC will need to dent Indian Arrows during their I-League clash at Tilak maidan today to keep their hopes of winning the title alive. The clash between a team that largely depends on foreign players for results and a team of India hopefuls is expected the crowds entertained. Read More »

FC Goa, Salgaocar FC start campaigns from Sunday

PANAJI: Salgaocar FC is placed in Group D of the Hero Elite League (U-18) along with Aizawl FC, Mohun Bagan and Real Kashmir while FC Goa is in Group A along with FC Pune City, MSP Academy and Sudeva FC in the final round draw released by All India Football Federation (AIFF). Read More »

Big guns Iran, Japan fire their way into semis

AFP   Abu Dhabi Iran fired an Asian Cup warning by dispatching China 3-0 in ruthless fashion to reach the semi-finals on Thursday while a landmark VAR-assisted penalty sent Japan through Iran continued on their quest to end a barren run at the Asian Cup dating back 43 years with Mehdi Taremi, Sardar Azmoun and Karim Ansarifard all on target ... Read More »

Panjim Footballers second win on a trot

NT NETWORK   DULER Panjim Footballers registered their straight second win as they edged past Calangute Association by a solitary goal in the Goa Professional League match played at Duler Stadium earlier today. Calangute coach Agostinho Dias made five changes after their 0-2 defeat against Vasco SC in the previous round bringing in Mohammed Shashad, Jayganesh Goltekar, Yatin Gothankar, Akash ... Read More »

LOCAL SPORTS SCAN

Stepelton stars for HC Arambol CALANGUTE: Stepelton Fernandes’ hat-trick helped Holy Cross SC, Arambol thumped Pilerne SC 6-3 in the GFA’s Second Division League match played at Poriat ground on Thursday. For the winners, Abraham Fernandes scored a brace while their other goal was a self goal. For Pilerne SC, Anson D’souza netted a brace and Craig Menezes scored a ... Read More »

Barcelona stutter after defeat by Sevilla

AFP   SEVILLE Barcelona’s hopes of winning a fifth consecutive Copa del Rey were dented on Wednesday as they were beaten 2-0 by Sevilla in the first leg of the quarter-finals. Lionel Messi was rested and Luis Suarez left on the bench as Kevin-Prince Boateng made his debut for Barca in a match that Sevilla might even have been disappointed ... Read More »

Derrick or Ashley likely to coach India

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES | NT Sports Editor   PANAJI As All India Football Federation (AIFF) starts the procedure to select the new India coach, the names of Derrick Pereira and Ashley Westwood are doing the rounds in football circles since the resignation of Stephen Constantine was accepted after the teams AFC Asia Cup performance. “The Technical Committee is responsible to see ... Read More »

India steamroll New Zealand

NAPIER India produced cricket of the calibre that has become synonymous with Virat Kohli’s men to crush New Zealand in the first ODI here on Wednesday. Entering the five-match rubber following maiden Test and ODI series triumphs in Australia, India signalled their intent with a clinical display, which saw them chase down a revised target of 156 by eight wickets ... Read More »

Assolda Veterans knock Chinchinim out to enter semis

NT NETWORK   Varca Second half strikes from attacking medios Peter Peixote and Arthur Mascarenhas enabled Assolda Veterans to register a convincing 2-0 win against Chinchinim Veterans and enter the semifinals of the Texas Veterans Football Tournament organised by Texas Boys, Varca, played at Varca grounds on Wednesday. Chinchinim Veterans keeper Charlton Furtado could do nothing much to stop Assolda ... Read More »

Ronit SC claw back to beat Aivao United

NT NETWORK   TALEIGAO Two second half strikes helped Ronit Sports Club come from behind after conceding an early 2nd minute goal against Aivao United Football Club in their Goa Football Association Third Division League match played at Taleigao ground, on Wednesday. The 50 odd spectators were settling down, Aivao United FC struck the first as David Fernandes scored in ... Read More »