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Dempo SC continue unbeaten run; thrash FC Goa

Ella, Old Goa: The Dempo Sports Club junior team is turning invincible after they thrashed FC Goa 4-0 in the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Junior League at the Dempo SC Academy ground at Ella in Old Goa and remained unbeaten in the 2019-2020 season on Friday. Dempo Sports Club started scoring early in the first session through captain Shreyash …

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Barca could hit the panic button as Messi may call it a day

Madrid: Lionel Messi admitted in December he could soon retire but Barcelona’s frenzied attempts to make the most of his final years appear to be having the opposite effect. As Athletic Bilbao’s players celebrated Inaki Williams’ 94th-minute winner at San Mames on Thursday night, Messi stood still in the centre circle, hands on his hips and staring down at the …

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Aizawl upset East Bengal

Kalyani: Quess East Bengal (QEB) suffered yet another setback in their Hero I-League pursuits, as it was Aizawl FC who emerged victorious by 1-0 at the Kalyani Municipality Stadium on Friday (February 07, 2020). Matias Veron scored the match-winning goal in the 77th minute to earn Aizawl FC’s second win in the campaign. Their first win came against Indian Arrows …

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4-nation series likely on cards as Ganguly heads to UK

New Delhi: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly has headed to England and it is believed that discussion on the much-talked about 4-nation series is on the cards. While an informal meeting with the English and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is on the cards, it will be worth seeing if Cricket Australia (CA) officials also …

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Son shoots in time as Spurs edge Southampton

London: Tottenham Hotspur rode their luck to reach the FA Cup fifth round as Son Heung-min’s late penalty sealed a 3-2 victory in a rip-roaring replay against Southampton on Wednesday. As in the 2-0 Premier League win against Manchester City at the weekend Jose Mourinho’s side were often outplayed but showed character to set up a home tie with Norwich …

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From street vendor to WC heroics, Yashasvi is a new star in the making

New Delhi: Yashasvi Jaiswal has taken the ICC U-19 World Cup by storm. His unbeaten century in India’s 10-wicket win in the semifinal against Pakistan took his tally in the tournament to 312 runs, making him the top scorer. Jaiswal was unbeaten on 105 off 113 balls in an innings laced with eight fours and four sixes. It was part …

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Carambolim SC pip Bhagwati SC

Agassaim: Carambolim Sports Club downed Bhagwati Sports Club 2-1 in the Goa Football Association Third Division League match played at Agassaim ground, on Thursday. Lawrence Francis put Carambolim SC ahead in the 17th minute as his long floater landed in the net with the rival keeper completely misjudging the flight of the ball. Sigmund Pereira made it 2-0 in favour …

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5-star Pandrekar puts Goa in control

NT NETWORK Panaji Left arm spinner Amulya Pandrekar’s maiden five-wicket haul helped Goa reduce hosts Nagaland to 167 for 9 on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Plate Group match, at Sovima, Nagaland on Wednesday. Pandrekar took 5 for 31 as Goa, after finishing their first innings at 318, lead by 151 runs with hosts’ only one wicket remaining. …

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Boumous, Coro brilliance powers FC Goa to top

PTI    Margao Hugo Boumous and Ferran Corominas scored a brace each in FC Goa’s dominant 4-1 win against Hyderabad FC in an Indian Super League encounter on Wednesday. Boumous (19’, 50’) and Corominas (64’, 87’) helped FC Goa pull three points clear at the top with 33 points from 16 matches. Marcelinho’s (64’) free-kick strike was nothing more than a …

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Churchill Bros, Salgaocar FC share spoils in 1-1 draw

NT NETWORK Panaji Churchill Brothers FC and Salgaocar FC played out a 1-1 draw in the Goa Football Association’s Goa Professional League match played at Panchayat ground, Nagoa, on Wednesday. Churchill Brothers were the first to go into the lead as Lalkhawpuimawia struck in the 68th minute, but Salgaocar FC came back strongly to restore parity in the 89th minute …

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