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Guirdolim outplay Varca 3-1

Fatorda: Guirdolim Club registered a fluent 3-1 win over Varca Sports Club in the GFA Second Division League match which saw both saw their players receiving red cards in the second half at Astro Turf ground, Fatorda, on Saturday. Guirdolim took an early lead through Safik Shaikhin the 4th minute. In the 16th minute, Frazer Fernandes doubled the account for …

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Aashrun, Tejan, Karan, Umakant in semis

Ponda: Aashrun Gautam, Tejan Fallary, Umakant Sarge and Karan Dhavaskar advanced to the men’s singles semi-finals of the Late Waman (Dada) Kelekar Memorial State Badminton championship for Seniors (Men & Women) being held at Ponda Sports complex on Saturday. In the first quarterfinal match, Aashrun Gautam blew away his opponent Pranav Silimkhan 21-6, 21-7 while Karan Dhavaskar overcame a gritty …

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Injuries dent India’s gymnastics medal hopes at Tokyo

New Delhi: India’s chances of sending a gymnast to the Tokyo Olympics, starting July 24, is all but over, with top athlete Dipa Karmakar yet to recover from her injuries as the Olympic qualification process heads towards its conclusion. Karmakar, 26, aggravated her k nee injury in March last year at the Baku World Cup. “Dipa hasn’t started training. She …

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10-man Bagan prove too good for Neroca

Kalyani: A rampaging Mohun Bagan mauled Neroca FC 6-2 for their fifth straight win in the I-League, here on Friday. Fran Gonzalez headlined the drubbing with a first half hat-trick (10th, 24th and 45th minute), while Fran Morante (13th), Baba Diawara (37th) and Alexander Romario Jesuraj (70th) scored once each in the rout. Mohun Bagan were reduced to 10 players …

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Nuvem SC pip St Anthony’s

Ambelim: Nuvem Sports Club recorded a 2-1 win over St Anthony’s SC Assolda in the GFA Second Division League played at Ambelim ground, on Friday. Nuvem started the match on an attacking front and scored two quick goals in the first quarter. Dickson Dias put Nuvem ahead in the game in the 4th minute and then Clifton Rebello doubled the …

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Churchill Bros need to start playing as a team

Fatorda: Churchill Brothers FC has been depending on Willis Plaza to get goals and the results have been haphazard and the team will have to shrug this off when it faces Aizawl FC at the Nehru stadium today. Consistency is one key of success and it is the key Churchill is missing. The 2019-2020 I-League season has seen Churchill Brothers …

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Health issues normal for people of my age, says Pele

Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian football legend Pele sought to reassure fans that he was doing fine, after his son alluded to depression and said the ageing star now barely leaves home. “Thanks for your prayers and your worry. I am doing fine. I will be 80 this year,” Pele, considered by many to be the greatest footballer of all time, …

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East Bengal hold Punjab FC

PTI Kalyani Already out of the reckoning for a play-off berth, East Bengal settled for a 1-1 draw against Punjab FC in their I-League clash here on Thursday. Liberian forward Ansumana Kromah gave East Bengal a ninth minute lead with his powerful long range strike to give the home side a dominating start. However, they failed to hold on to …

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Passi’s late equaliser saves Jamshedpur

PTI Hyderabad An injury-time goal from Sumeet Passi helped Jamshedpur FC eke out a 1-1 draw against Hyderabad FC in an Indian Super League match at the GMC Balayogi Stadium in Hyderabad on Thursday. Nestor Gordillo’s 39th-minute strike looked to be enough for the hosts to get only their second win of the season, but Passi’s late equaliser put paid …

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Snows register thumping win

NT NETWORK Fatorda Sweden Barbosa scored a fine brace as Snows FA recorded an easy 5-0 win over Ave Maria AWC in the GFA U-18 Second Division League played at Artificial Turf ground, Fatorda, on Thursday. The winners led 3-0 at the break as Sweden opened the scoring in the 20th minute and then doubled the account at half hour …

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