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Goa boys, girls advance

Panaji: Goa Sub-junior boys and girls have entered the pre-quarters of the UTT 81st Cadet and Sub-junior National & Inter-state Table Tennis Championship being held at Dharamshala on Sunday. The sub junior boys team consisting of Anshuman Agarwal, Nagesh Verenker, Shantesh Mapsekar and Aaron Colaco registered a comfortable 3-0 win over Arunachal Pradesh. They will now meet Uttar Pradesh in …

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GOA BRIEFS

Cuncolim Union lift title CHICALIM: Cuncolim Union emerged champions of 2nd CRCC Cup football tournament defeating Navelim Sporting 2-1 played at CRC, Chinchinim grounds on Sunday. It was the Navelim team that went ahead with a goal scored by Joevin D’Costa in the 28th minute but then Cuncolim Union came back strong thereafter and scored through Bevan Carvalho (35th minute) …

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Hazard brothers conquer Russia

REUTERS St Petersburg Belgium secured top spot in Euro 2020 qualifying Group I and stretched their perfect record to nine wins after two goals from Eden Hazard and one by his brother Thorgan inspired them to a sparkling 4-1 win in Russia on Saturday. With one round of games remaining, Belgium have a maximum 27 points and second-placed Russia 21, …

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Betalbatim outshoot Maina on way to semis

NT NETWORK Majorda Betalbatim SC entered the semifinals of Fr Basilio Andrade Memorial football tournament defeating Maina SC 6-4 via the tie breaker played at Musson grounds, Majorda on Saturday. The teams played a 1-1 draw during regulation time. Clifford Miranda put Betalbatim SC in the lead but soon Maina’s Vicky Cardozo restored parity. Both goals came in the first …

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Youth Sports ease past Verem

NT NETWORK Duler Youth Sports Colvale eased past Verem United with a 2-0 win the Goa Football Association Bardez Zone Third Division League play offs match at Duler Stadium, Mapusa, on Saturday. Colvale will next play against Benny XI Sports Club in the semi-final on November 22. Colvale scored a goal each in either half. Shaikh Sattar gave them a …

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Anjuna down Penha de Franca

NT NETWORK Panaji Anjuna Gymkhana scored a fluent 3-0 win over Penha de Franca in the Goa Football Association U-14 League to top the group B and qualify for the Bardez Zone play offs. Anjuna collected 10 points recording three wins and a draw. Playing against a determined Penha de Franca, Anjuna had to wait until the half hour mark …

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LOCAL SPORTS SCAN

Britona Boys thrash Mix Friends PANAJI: Britona Boys scored a convincing 5-1 win over Mix Friends-D in the Porvorim Premier League match at Penha de Franca, church ground on Saturday. Sagar opened the scoring for Britona Boys in the 10th minute while Bruno made it 2-0 in the 16th minute. Bruno added a second to his tally in the 19th …

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Mayank slams double ton as India leave B’desh clueless

Indore: Opener Mayank Agarwal grinded a below-par Bangladesh bowling unit with a career-best second double hundred as India buried the visitors under a deluge of runs on the second day of the opening Test here on Friday. Agarwal’s third Test hundred, 243 off 330 balls, formed the cornerstone of India’s 493 for 6, which gave the home side a sizeable …

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Benny XI SC enter semis

Assonora: Benny XI Sports Club registered a thumping 5-1 win over Holy Cross Sports Club, Arambol to reach the semi-finals of the Bardez Zone Goa Football Association Third Division League Play -off match played at Assonora ground, on Friday. The winners led 1-0 at the break with Baggio Monteiro scoring the lone goal in the first session. In the second …

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