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Rafiq, Merwyn advance

PANAJI: Rafiq Khotu and Merwyn Fernandes registered an easy win the Men’s veterans 120+ category over David Mendonca and Pradeep P, beating them in a single set 6-1 at the Gadre Gaspar Dias Open 2020 in Miramar on Saturday. In the men’s 90+ category, Santanu and Mahesh bagged a win over Anand and Ravi beating them 6-1, while in the men’s 60+ category Vinayak Gujarati outplayed Rafiq Khotu 4-1, 4-2. Deepak Shetye and Floyd put up their top game and downed Rajesh and Machindra in the 90+ category.

Milagres SC outplay Goan Warriors

DULER: Milagres Sports Club registered a 2-1 win over Goan Warriors in the Goa Football Association Second Division League at Duler Stadium on Saturday. Milagres Sports Club took the lead in the 11th minute through Diptesh Naik. But the lead lasted till the half hour as Goan Warriors Sports Club restored parity in the 35th minute through Chetan Shirodkar. The scores were 1-1 at the break. In the second half, Milagres SC were the better side and shot into the lead at the hour mark through Rohan Naik. Goan Warriors Akshay Dhabolkar received marching orders in the 90+4 minutes.

Goa senior women reach hockey quarters

PANAJI: Goa defeated Uttarakhand 1-0 in Senior Womens Hockey Tournament in Kollam, Kerala and qualified for the quarterfinals for the first time. Geeta scored the match winning goal after a shot by Manjita Mathkar rebounded off the Uttarakhand goalkeeper. Goa failed to score more despite getting six penalty corners.

FIXTURES

Goa Professional League: Velsao Sports & Cultural Club V Salgaocar Football Club, Navelim ground, 3.45 pm.

GFA U-14 Second Division (Play off Final Round): Raia Football Club V Anjuna Gymkhana, Poriat ground, 4.00 pm; Goan Warriors Football Club V CAC Sports and Social Club, Cansaulim, Ella ground, Old Goa, 4.00 pm