Goan FC go past Cavelossim
CAVELOSSIM: Goan Football Club got the better of Santa Cruz Club of Cavelossim 2-1 in the GFA U-20 TACA League game played at Cavelossim ground on Friday. Princeton Rebello gave Goan FC an early lead in the 4th minute, but Ralph Fernandes restored parity for home team in the 27th minute. Joybert Almeida scored the winner in the 57th minute as Goan FC collected all three points.
Cuncolim Warriors, Albert princesses share spoils
CUNCOLIM: Cuncolim Warriors and Albert Princesses played out a hard-fought 1-1 draw in the Vedanta’s Women’s Football League game, organised by Goa Football Association and held at Cuncolim ground on Friday. Somaya Mukundar scored for the home team while Marlat Cardozo netted the equaliser for the Albert side.
St Anthony’s SC Marna hammer Guirim SC
COLVALE: St Anthony’s SC Marna registered a thumping 9-0 win over Guirim SC in the 12th All Goa Late Pio Jose Goveia Soccer Cup, organised by YSC Colvale, at Colvale church grounds, here on Friday. It was Marna’s Vipul Pednekar who did most of the damage as he pumped in three goals. Vipul opened the floodgates in the 10th minute with a neat placement, 1-0. Siddhant Shirodkar doubled the lead scoring from outside the penalty box, 2-0. In the 20th minute Vipul Pednekar netted his brace, scoring from a goalmouth melee, 3-0. On crossing over, Marna colts pumped in six more goals. Claudio Rodrigues, Sangam Pednekar (2), Vipul Pednekar, Sherwin Lobo (2) accounted for the goals.
CAC Cansaulim advance
UTORDA: CAC Sports Club, Cansaulim beat United Club of Utorda 2-0 to advance in the 25th Lourdes Festival all Goa inter-village soccer, organised by United Club of Utorda, at SAG ground Utorda. Striker Richard Rodrigues scored for Cansaulim in the 40th minute through a defensive lapse. Russell Teodosio scored the second in the 46th minute from a cross pass by Canssio Soares.
Leon stands fourth
PUNE: Leon Mendonca put up a strong performance finishing fourth at the recently concluded 31st U-11 National Open Chess Championship, organised by All Marathi Chess Association and conducted by Pune District Chess Association, at Shree Chhatrapati Shivaji Sports Complex, Balewadi Stadium, Pune.
Wave Club, Porvorim state boxing champs
PEDDEM: Wave Club, Porvorim won the State Boxing Championship Trophy after clinching a rich haul of medals that included 21 gold and 9 silver across categories for men and women. In the Junior Boys they won 4 gold and 3 silver, while in sub junior men’s category they claimed 7 golds and 1 silver. Besides, they also won 3 gold in youth. In women’s junior category, they won 3 gold while in the sub junior girls category their share was of 3 gold and 2 silver. In youth category, they clinched 1 gold and 2 silver.
Veterans TT at Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
PANAJI: Goa will host India’s first International Veterans Championship from December 2 to 6 at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium, Taleigao plateau.