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Progress HS, Goa in finals

NT NETWORK Panaji Progress High School, Goa entered the finals of the Sub Junior boys category of the Reliance Foundation Youth Sports National Football Finals after defeating Govt Model High School, Chandigarh 2-1 in the tie-breaker after the two teams share two goals during regulation time. Progress High School of Goa will play Unique Model Academy, Imphal in the finals …

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6-star Vijesh, ton-up Sumiran make it Goa’s day

NT NETWORK Porvorim A fine bowling display by seamer Vijesh Prabhudesai (6 for 14) and brilliant batting by opener Sumiran Amonkar (115) helped Goa dominate Manipur completely on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy Plate Group match at GCA Academy ground in Porvorim on Friday. Winning the toss and electing to bowl first, Goa rode on Vijesh’s fine bowling …

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Salgaocar FC pulverise Churchill Brothers FC

NT NET WORK Nagoa Salgaocar FC maintained their winning streak after pounding Churchill brothers 5-1 in the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Junior League at Panchayat ground, Nagoa on Thursday. The win leaves the winners with nine points from three games, whilst Churchill Brothers FC has none from four games. Salgaocar FC, who led 4-0 at half time, scored through …

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Heavyweights Bengaluru FC, FC Goa collide in first game of 2020

PTI Bengaluru Defending champions Bengaluru FC will lock horns with table-toppers FC Goa in their home match of the Indian Super League here on Friday, in what promises to be a cracker of a contest between two top sides of the tournament. FC Goa are currently leading the standings with 21 points from 10 games, while Bengaluru are at the …

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ISL will not improve with dishonest officials: Sergio

NT NETWORK Panaji FC Goa will be playing Bengaluru FC away with coach Sergio Lobera sitting and watching from the stands as he was sent off following his side’s win over Chennaiyin FC. The FC Goa coach has put out a statement on twitter which reads: “I have never spoken a bad word against the referee during my interviews and …

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Dempo SC hammer Churchill Bros; win title

NT NETWORK Fatorda Dempo Sports Club hammered Churchill Brothers 11-0 to win the Goa Football Association (GFA) U-14 First division League title at the artificial turf ground in Fatorda on Thursday. Dempo SC started with the intent to win big and once they started there was nothing stopping them with Swavel Furtado, Topan Minz, Dalwin Coelho and Ashish Kumar creating …

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Arsenal hand ‘perfect’ gift to Arteta

AFP London Mikel Arteta got everything he asked for in his first win as Arsenal manager with a rampant first 45 minutes from the Gunners earning a 2-0 victory over Manchester United at the Emirates. Nicolas Pepe and Sokratis Papastathopoulos scored the goals to secure just a second win in 16 games. Arsenal started the game three times as many …

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India U-19 WC hero Manjot Kalra suspended for ‘age-fraud’

PTI New Delhi Young left-handed opener Manjot Kalra, who scored a hundred in the final of the last edition of U-19 World Cup, has been suspended by outgoing DDCA Ombudsman for one year from playing Ranji Trophy, for an alleged age-fraud during his U-16 and U-19 days. However for the same offence, Delhi senior team vice-captain Nitish Rana has been …

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For Guardiola, Manchester City is the Premier League team of the decade

REUTERS Manchester Manchester City were the team of the decade in the Premier League because no other club had won more trophies, points or scored more goals over the past 10 years, manager Pep Guardiola said on Tuesday. City played 381 league games in the past 10 years, collecting 818 points — 71 points more than their closest challenger Manchester …

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Five sportspersons who can make a difference in 2020

DEBAYAN MUKHERJEE | IANS Kolkata While all eyes will be on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and how Indian athletes fare in the mother of all competitions, the year ahead will also be about looking at sportspersons who have made a mark in 2019 and will look to continue in the same vein at the start of the new decade. IANS …

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