Calangute outplay Raia SC
CALANGUTE: Calangute Association defeated Raia Sporting Club 3-1 to advance in the Calangute Panchayat Soccer Cup, organised by Calangute Association, at Poriat grounds on Friday. Calangute went into the lead in the third minute from a Vithal Vaigankar strike, but soon Raia Sporting restored parity through Lloyd Cardozo as the teams locked 1-1 at half time. Crossing over, Pedro Gonsalves and Runal Shirodkar struck once each to complete Calangute’s 3-1 win.
Murod Boys down Pinto’s
CANDOLIM: Murod Boys scored a comfortable 2-0 win over Pinto’s in the 2nd Friend’s Circle Soccer Cup, at Dr Gustavo Monteiro grounds, Candolim on Friday. Harish Bagkar (15’) and Chandan Naik (48’) were the goalscorers for the winners.
DBO’s basketball league
PANAJI: Don Bosco Oratory along with AOA Basketball Academy will organise its first B-Division Basketball League of Goa – ‘The Challenge’ under the aegis of Goa Basketball Association at various venues in Goa. Nine men’s teams and three women’s teams will be participating in the league to be held in the next 12 Sundays (3 months). The top two teams will then participate in the A League – ‘Championship’ to be held later in September, states the press release issued by the organisers.
Namshiker wins rapid chess
PONDA: Amogh Namshiker won District 317B Lions Sadhbhavna Rapid Chess Tournament, organised by Ponda Taluka Chess Association (PTCA), at Wagle High School, Mangeshi on Friday. Alkesh Pednekar secured second place while Vishram Gaonkar claimed third.
Asia Cup Bridge Championship in Goa from June 4
PANAJI: The 3rd Asia Cup International Bridge Championship will be held in Goa from June 4 to 10 at Goa Marriott Resort & Spa. The championship will be contested in 5 categories — Men, Women, Mixed, Super-Mixed and Senior. The countries participating are Australia, Bangladesh, China, China – HongKong, Chinese Taipei, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Pakistan, Singapore and Thailand alongwith invited team of players from Sri Lanka and host country India, states the press release issued by Deone Menezes, president’s assistant, Bridge Federation of India.