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St Anthony Assolda advance CURTORIM: St Anthony Assolda defeated Betalbatim SC 2-0 to move into the next round of 31st Curtorim Panchayat Cup, organised by Curtorim Gymkhana, at DSYA ground, Curtorim on Sunday. Richard Dsa scored both the goals for the winners. Goa University beat Mumbai University in women’s cricket TALEIGAO: Goa University convincingly beat Mumbai University by nine wickets …

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Bihar’s rugby player Sweety Kumari named ‘international young player of year’

New Delhi: Nineteen-year-old woman rugby player Sweety Kumari was named as the “international young player of the year” by popular women’s rugby website Scrumqueens. Sweety was earlier declared by Asia Rugby as the “continent’s fastest player”, according to Scrumqueens. Sweety, who hails from Nawada village in Barh tehsil of Patna, plays as a winger in the team, and is nicknamed …

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Indian Arrows, Neroca FC share spoils in 1-1 draw

MINOO FERNANDES | NT Vasco: Indian Arrows and Neroca FC played out an absorbing 1-1 draw in the I-League match played at Tilak Maidan, Vasco on Sunday. Neroca FC went into the lead in the 24th minute through a curling free kick which Ahongshangbam dispatched to the top right corner of the nets, beyond the reach of Indian Arrows keeper. …

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Dempo SC has a double on Sunday; FC Goa whips Sporting

Panaji: Dempo Sports Club celebrated a double on Sunday after the Junior and Sub Junior teams registered convincing wins over Salgaocar FC and Churchill Brothers FC respectively in the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Junior and Sub Junior Leagues at the Dempo SC Academy ground at Ella in Old Goa and the Rosary ground in Navelim on Sunday. FC Goa …

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GCA general body starts 2020 with broad outreach programme

Porvorim: The first Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) of the new Managing Committee headed by Suraj Lotlikar of Goa Cricket Association (GCA) ended without rancour with the adoption and passing of the statement of accounts at the GCA head office in Porvorim on Sunday. “The General body appointed Chirag Thakre as the auditor with Nelia Cotta de Rego as the …

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Plaza header sends Churchill Brothers to the top

MINOO FERNANDES | NT Fatorda Willis Plaza’s 90th minute powerful header gave Churchill Brothers FC a solitary goal win against East Bengal in the I-League match played at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda on Saturday. With the three points, Churchill have now climbed to the top of the league table. The all-important goal which proved to be the match-winner came off in …

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Aman Govekar shines as Dempo SC humble Salgaocar FC

NT NETWORK Ella, Old Goa Aman Govekar’s four goals helped Dempo Sports Club hammer Salgaocar FC 6-0 and register their first win in the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Elite League at Dempo SC Academy ground in Ella, Old Goa on Saturday. Aman displayed the experience he has picked, being with the senior team, as he scored the first goal …

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Highs and lows of football

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES Fatorda The crowd has not been coming, as it did before, but the few who came left with the saying: one for the road, in mind as Churchill Brothers solitary goal win over East Bengal at the Nehru stadium in Fatorda on Saturday brought back to life the joys Goa would immerse itself in when a team from …

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GU women qualify for All India Inter Zonal Cricket Championship

NT NETWORK Taleigao Goa University women’s cricket team has qualified for the All India Inter Zonal Cricket Championship for the first time ever, after its 78-run win over LNIPE, Gwalior in the fourth round match of the West Zone Inter University Cricket Championship, organised by Barkatullah University, Bhopal, on Saturday. Put in to bat first, Goa University women posted a …

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ATK halt Mumbai City’s unbeaten run

PTI Mumbai ATK brought Mumbai City FC’s six-game unbeaten run to an end with a 2-0 win in the Indian Super League here on Saturday. First-half goals from Pronay Halder (29’) and Michael Soosairaj (43’) were enough as Mumbai City were left to rue the chances they missed at the Mumbai Football Arena. The win sees ATK draw level on …

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