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Doyal’s brace takes FC Goa into semis

MINOO FERNANDES|NT   FATORDA A brace of goals by overlapping defender Doyal Alves and a goal by substitute Jovito Dias enabled FC Goa defeat a well trained SAI Guwahati 3-1 and storm into the semifinals of the AIFF Elite Youth (U-18) League played at Don Bosco grounds, Fatorda on Saturday. FC Goa started the match in grand fashion – creating ... Read More »

Joshua to meet Vijay in Gasper Dias men’s final

NT NETWORK   PANAJI In the Gadre Gaspar Dias Open 2019 being played at Miramar, Vijay Siwach and Joshua Thampy will be locking horns in the final of the tournament. On Saturday, Vijay Siwach met Neil Thanawala in the semis, where Vijay went on to beat Neil in consecutive sets, 6-1, 6-2. Neil failed to materialise from the initial stages ... Read More »

Cunchelim SC have easy outing against Assonora

NT NETWORK   PORIAT Cunchelim Sports Club registered a comfortable 2-0 win over Assonora United Sports Club in the Goa Football Association Second Division League match played at Poriat ground, on Saturday. The winners were clearly better side displaying better passing and looked tactically better than their opponents. Despite having the upper hand over their opponents in the first 45 ... Read More »

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Snows FA survive Navelim onslaught CHANDOR: Snows Football Academy, Raia got the better of Navelim Villagers Union by 3-2 to advance to the quarter finals of the 15th All Goa Guirdolim Panchayat Cup, organized by Guirdolim Club and played at Chandor Church Ground. In the second minute, Lloyd Cardozo of Snows FA opened the account for his team which was ... Read More »

Ali targets Europe move before Qatar World Cup

REUTERS   ABU DHABI Almoez Ali brushed off a row about his eligibility to scoop an Asian Cup winner’s medal and smash a 23-year-old scoring record on Friday, confirming that Qatar have a potential star in the making for when they host the 2022 World Cup. Ali notched his ninth goal of the tournament in the 3-1 victory over Japan ... Read More »

Chennai continue to sink as Pune clinch close win

PTI   CHENNAI FC Pune City rode on Marcelino’s double strike to beat a struggling Chennaiyin FC 2-1 in an Indian Super League match at the Nehru stadium here Saturday, to boost its chances of qualifying for the play-offs. Pune City is in seventh position on the points table with 14 from 13 game while defending champion Chennaiyin is last ... Read More »

Gaurs gore Mumbai City

PTI MUMBAI FC Goa ended Mumbai City FC’s unbeaten run of nine games after registering a comfortable 2-0 win in an Indian Super League game here on Friday. Spanish midfielder Edu Bedia (28th minute) and star striker Ferran Corominas (79th minute) struck on either side of the break at the Mumbai Football Arena as a sizeable number of fans cheered ... Read More »

Qatar stun Japan to be crowned Asian champs

AFP   ABU DHABI Qatar stunned Japan 3-1 to win their first Asian Cup on Friday sparked by a moment of magic from record-breaker Almoez Ali and after nail-biting late drama. Sudan-born striker Ali scored with an acrobatic bicycle kick after just 12 minutes before Abdelaziz Hatim curled in a superb second and Akram Afif converted a VAR-assisted penalty to ... Read More »

Salgaocar FC finish without a point

MINOO FERNANDES | NT NAGOA Salgaocar FC finished the AIFF Elite Youth League (U-18) without securing a single point as they were hammered 0-4 by Aizawl FC in their last Group ‘D’ match played at Nagoa grounds, Verna on Friday. Aizawl FC dominated the proceedings, scoring twice in each half, and Salgaocar FC surprisingly unable to create a single move ... Read More »

Naguesh, Mano, Shiva, Rajendra make progress

NT NETWORK   PANAJI In the Gadre Gasper Dias Open 2019 being held at Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias, Miramar, Naguesh, Mano, Shiva and Rajendra have moved closer to qualifying for the quarters. Naguesh Naik and Shiva Bala fought hard to beat Benjamin Craven and Felix Craven, 6-4. Naguesh and Shiva were dealt with tough resistance from Benjamin and Felix ... Read More »