Dempo down Goan FC in AWES Cup opener
VASCO: Defending champions Dempo SC started their AWES Cup campaign on a winning note defeating Goan FC by a solitary goal in the inaugural match at Tilak Maidan, Vasco, on Tuesday. After a barren first session, experienced striker Beevan D’Mello struck the all-important goal in the 82nd minute as Dempo collected full points from the group A battle.
Parish Youth Nuvem enter Strikers Trophy final
BENAULIM: Parish Youth, Nuvem entered the finals of 33rd Strikers Trophy football tournament defeating Rossman Cruz SC, Nagoa-Verna 2-1 in the semifinals played at St John, the Baptist grounds, Benaulim on Tuesday. Jorose Oliveira (40th minute) and Cedar Colaco (64th minute) scored for Parish Youth, Nuvem to take their team in the finals. Cristo de Mello pulled a goal back for Rossman Cruz SC.
Goa women cagers suffer defeats
PANAJI: Goa women began their campaign in the Invitational West Zone Basketball Tournament, being held at Don Bosco Oratory indoor stadium here, on a disappointing note as they suffered defeats at the hands of their counterparts from Gujarat and Maharashtra. In the inaugural match, Goa were handed a 38-68 defeat by Gujarat women while in the second match the hosts were beaten 40-90 by Maharashtra women.