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LOCAL SPORTS SCAN

USC Seraulim down Dando Boys

BENAULIM: United SC, Seraulim thrashed Dando Boys Club, Benaulim 3-0 in the GFA’s Third Division League match played at Benaulim ground, on Monday. Jesmon Noronha (25’), Floscio Fernandes (50’) and Oliver D’Souza (54’) scored for the winners. In another match at Raia ground, Raia SC edged past Arlem Youth Association 2-1. Oilex Olievera and Joyson Gaunkar scored for Raia SC while Joe Pango pulled a goal back for Arlem. Meanwhile Dramapur SC and Ambelim Sports Club played out a 1-1 draw at Ambelim ground.

Goa United SA pip St Domnic Savio

CALANGUTE: Goa United Sports Academy registered a convincing 2-0 win over St Domnic Savio SC, Pomburpha in the GFA’s U-16 (North Zone) match played at Poriat grounds, here on Monday. Goa United scored a goal in each session of play through Vishal Patra and Anuj Kuttikar. Meanwhile, Sesa FA and Goan FC played out a drab draw at Sesa ground, Sanquelim.

Narahar Thakur appointed India
team manager

PANAJI: Goa Badminton Association (GBA) president Narahar Thakur has been appointed   manager of the India team for the upcoming Daihatsu Yonex Japan Open 2018 tournament to be held in Tokyo, from September 11 to 16. Sarfraz Sheikh, treasurer of GBA, has been appointed as official of the Indian contingent.

Elijah, Narendra, Sheryl impress in Goa Trail Run

PANAJI: Elijah D’Souza ran the fastest 7.5km completing the off-road route of Socorro Plateau, Porvorim in 41 minutes and 43 seconds to win the Student Category in the Goa Trail Run. Ashish Thakur won the 15km Open Category in 1 hour, 22 minutes and 49 seconds. In the Open 7.5km Men’s Category, Narendra Ghogale (41:44) came first; in the 15km Women’s category, Fatima (1:41:08) came first, while in the Women’s 7.5km category Sheryl Vas (49:33) secured first place.

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