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Kolkata to host 2020-21 I-League season

New Delhi: The 2020/21 season of the I-League will be held in Kolkata, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) decided on Friday...

England, Germany and Spain book tickets

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GFA to appoint 5-member investigative panel to look into ‘match fixing’

Panaji: The Goa Football Association (GFA) on Friday decided to go ahead with the setting up of a five-member committee headed by...

Leipzig upset Atletico to set up semis date with PSG

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Basketeers meet to suggest revival plans gains momentum

PANAJI: Around 80 basketball players and enthusiasts of the game met in the city on Sunday to discuss the lingering crisis in the Goa Basketball Association and suggest revival plans for future. The meeting was held at the Don Bosco Oratory Conference Hall.

GFDC distribute football kits at Valpoi Centre

PANAJI: The Goa Football Development Council on Wednesday distributed football kits to 100 primary section trainees at their first Valpoi Football Development Centre. Mr Sheikh Suleman Karol, Chairman of Unity High School, Valpoi welcomed the gathering whilst praising GFDC for its good work in Valpoi. 

World Bridge Federation president arrives in Goa

PANAJI: World Bridge Federation president, Mr Gianarrigo Rona of Italy arrived here Wednesday for a three-day visit to Goa.

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Parish Youth Nuvem book finals spot
MARGAO: Parish Youth Nuvem entered the finals of 24th Super Soccer when they registered a hard fought 6-5 victory via the tie-breaker against Sporting Club of Davorlim in a fast-paced semi-finals at Dando grounds, Benaulim on Wednesday.

Complaint filed with IGS against GBA officials

PANAJI: A complaint was filed by 3 basketball players/organizers on Tuesday against few officials of the Goa Basketball Association at the Office of the Inspector General of Societies, District Registrar North, for allegedly indulging in illegalities, mismanagement of affairs, financial irregularities, deception, fraud and cheating.

Scoring goals comes naturally to Xamaro

BY MINOO FERNANDES | NT
MARGAO:  Sometimes, one comes across footballers who have the ability to convert half a chance into goal and one such player who has this immense gift is 22-year-old Xamaro Rodrigues from Benaulim. He has been in action in under-20 I-league and also been junior national thrice.

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PY Nuvem move into semis
MARGAO: Parish Youth Nuvem entered the semi-finals of 24th Super Soccer when they registered a hard fought 3-1 victory against Maina SC at Dando grounds, Benaulim, on Tuesday.

Former West Ham academy player Billy Mehmet joins Dempo SC

PANAJI: Dempo SC managed to pull yet another surprise from Europe by signing a former West Ham Academy player and ex-Ireland U-21 striker Billy Mehmet for the upcoming season.

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