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Manvir’s last-minute goal rescues a point for FC Goa

Guwahati: FC Goa came up with yet another injury-time equaliser to salvage a point against NorthEast United FC in a thrilling 2-2 draw in an Indian Super League encounter here on Friday. FC Goa also played out a 1-1 draw with Bengaluru FC in their previous match. Hugo Boumous (31st minute) put Goa ahead in the first-half before NorthEast United …

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Dempo SC leaves Calangute Association devastated; soars to the top

Duler: Dempo Sports Club started with a hum that ended into a happy song after they demolished Calangute Association 4-0 in the Goa Football Association (GFA) Professional League at Duler stadium, on Friday. With this win the Golden Eagles soared to the top of the table with fifteen points from six matches. Pedro Gonsalves scored the brace, while Beevan D’Mello …

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Delhi’s choking air makes its presence felt as players train in discomfort

New Delhi: Delhi’s air pollution has left several Bangladesh players with sore throats and itchy eyes but coach Russell Domingo dismissed any health concerns and said they were focused on giving a good account of themselves in Sunday’s Twenty20 match against India. The city government instructed schools in Delhi on Friday to remain shut until Nov. 5 as residents breathed …

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DBO Panjim register comfortable win

Panaji: Don Bosco Oratory, Panaji registered a 4-1 win over Saligao Sporting Club in the Goa Football Association U-16 League match played at Assonora ground, on Friday. With both teams having a good pool of talent, the teams matched each other in the opening minutes. However, at the half hour mark, Don Bosco finally broke the deadlock through Nijam Shaikh. …

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Sarzora SC ease past Telaulim

Navelim: Sarzora Sports Club eased past United Club of Telaulim 2-0 in the Goa Football Association U-14 League played at Navelim ground, on Friday. There was no score at the break as both goals were scored in second session through Alexander Alemao and Nash Rebello. At Artificial turf ground: Chalton Coelho netted a brace to help Raia FC down Salcete …

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GOA BRIEFS

Niraj Saripalli takes lead after 8th round PANAJI: Goa’s Niraj Saripalli took lead with 7.5 points at the end of the 8th round in the 2nd TTCA All India Open Fide Rating Chess Tournament being played at Institute Menenzes Braganza Hall Panaji. He outplayed FM Ameya Audi in the 8th round while in the 7th round he beat Sammed Jaykumar …

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Minnows Russia make India work for a win

Bhubaneswar: Mandeep Singh struck twice as a below-par India struggled past minnows Russia 4-2 in the first-leg of the two-match hockey Olympic Qualifier here on Friday. Mandeep (24th, 53rd minutes) scored two field goals while Harmanpreet Singh (5th) and SV Sunil (48th) also hit the target for India. It was an expected to be a ‘David vs Goliath’ contest going …

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Panjim Footballers beat Vasco SC; record first points

Duler: Panjim Footballers, after a poor start in the Goa Football Association (GFA) Professional League, showed patches of green in their game as they walloped Vasco Sports Club 3-0 at Duler stadium on Thursday and registering their first points. Joyson Gauncar scored a brace and Janio Fernandes scored the other for the capital city side. Vasco started with three changes …

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Liverpool overcome Arsenal resilience in 10-goal thriller, reach quarters

London: Liverpool reached the League Cup quarterfinals in thrilling style as their incredible 5-5 draw against Arsenal was followed by a 5-4 penalty shoot-out triumph, while Manchester United won 2-1 at Chelsea. Both Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and Arsenal boss Unai Emery made 11 changes for the fourth round tie, but the understudies served up one of the most entertaining …

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Ex-India cricketer Engineer slams selection committee, says he saw them get tea for Anushka Sharma

New Delhi: Former India wicket-keeper batsman Farokh Engineer launched a no-holds-barred attack on the current Indian selection committee led by another former India ‘keeper batsman MSK Prasad. Engineer went to the extent of terming Prasad and Co as ‘mickey mouse selection committee’. “We have got a Mickey Mouse selection committee,” Engineer told Times of India. Engineer was in Pune to …

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