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Verem United ride on Prakash brace

Calangute: Prakash Rathod netted a brace as Verem United Sports and Cultural Club registered a 4-2 win against United Club of Nerul in the Goa Football Association Third Division League match played at Poriat ground, here on Monday. Nerul were the first to go into the lead as early as the sixth minute through Yash Naik. After midfield battle in …

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Goan players in FC Goa should step up to be football stars

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES | NT Panaji: FC Goa has eight players from Goa in their squad of 22 and from these, three figure on a regular basis with the others fleeting in and out – getting an occasional smell of play – bringing to the fore an old idiom that talent can be best nurtured through match practice. Playing in the …

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One league with promotion and relegation in 5 years

New Delhi: Indian Super League (ISL) will replace the I-League as the top-tier competition in the country after the stakeholders agreed to a proposal of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), ending the long-drawn and contentious restructuring process. In a meeting at the AFC headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, the I-League and ISL clubs agreed on a roadmap presented by the AFC …

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Calangute Association snatch win from resilient Army men

Duler: Calangute Association secured a hard-fought solitary goal win over Corps of Signals in the Goa Football Association (GFA) Professional League match, played at Duler Stadium, here on Monday. Daryl Costa scored the all-important goal for the winners. Signals coach Eban Mesquita made a few changes after his team’s 0-3 defeat at the hands of FC Goa with keeper Binu …

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India crush SA; record 11th successive home series win

Mumbai: India maintained their formidable home record by crushing South Africa by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test at Pune to clinch the three-test series with a match to spare on Sunday. Made to follow on, South Africa were bundled out for 189 in their second innings in a little over two sessions as the hosts took …

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Nial’s lone goal helps Ambelim advance

Cuncolim: A first half strike in the 20th minute by attacking medio Nial Cardozo was enough for Ambelim SC to register a solitary goal win against Rossmann Cruz SC and enter the quarterfinals of 10th Cuncolim Union Rolling Trophy football tournament played at Cuncolim grounds on Sunday. The all important goal in favour of Ambelim SC team which proved to …

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Kerala win by innings and 174 runs

Porvorim: The inevitable happened as Kerala won the Vijay Merchant Trophy (South Zone) tie against Goa by an innings and 174 runs at the Goa Cricket Association (GCA) academy ground in Porvorim on Sunday, the final day of the three day contest. Kerala gained seven points and Goa none. Goa who started the last day on the previous day’s score …

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Derrick, Keona bag gold

Panaji: Goa’s Derrick Menezes came first in both the races in the Windsurfing Masters and clinched gold in the 75 Knots Regatta 2019 surfing tournament held in Dona Paula on Sunday. Local lad Keona Ranjani made a thrilling comeback and won all three races in the Techno 293 Youth Category to bag a gold. Dayne Coehlo on the other hand …

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Manish, Mallika crowned champs

Panaji: Mallika Gogoi, Manish Yadav, Rutuj Sonawane, Sanisha Shetye, Aaron Farias and Samaira Soares were crowned champs in various categories of the All Goa Major Ranking Table Tennis Tournament held at Clube Vasco da Gama hall, Panaji. In the men’s singles category, Manish Yadav overcame Diljeet Velingkar’s resistance and finally downed him 4-3 (14-12, 12-14, 9-11, 3-11, 11-5, 13-11, 11-8) …

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ABC Arambol outplay Xetrapal

Panaji: ABC Arambol beat Xetrapal Sports Club 4-2 in the Goa Football Association Third Division League match played at Church ground, Siolim, on Sunday. Errol Mendes put Arambol ahead in the 4th minute while Gaslie Correa consolidated the lead in the 23rd minute. In the 25th minute, Xetrapal were awarded a penalty which Kanaya Govekar coolly converted from the spot. …

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