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From street vendor to WC heroics, Yashasvi is a new star in the making

New Delhi: Yashasvi Jaiswal has taken the ICC U-19 World Cup by storm. His unbeaten century in India’s 10-wicket win in the semifinal against Pakistan took his tally in the tournament to 312 runs, making him the top scorer. Jaiswal was unbeaten on 105 off 113 balls in an innings laced with eight fours and four sixes. It was part …

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Carambolim SC pip Bhagwati SC

Agassaim: Carambolim Sports Club downed Bhagwati Sports Club 2-1 in the Goa Football Association Third Division League match played at Agassaim ground, on Thursday. Lawrence Francis put Carambolim SC ahead in the 17th minute as his long floater landed in the net with the rival keeper completely misjudging the flight of the ball. Sigmund Pereira made it 2-0 in favour …

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5-star Pandrekar puts Goa in control

NT NETWORK Panaji Left arm spinner Amulya Pandrekar’s maiden five-wicket haul helped Goa reduce hosts Nagaland to 167 for 9 on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Plate Group match, at Sovima, Nagaland on Wednesday. Pandrekar took 5 for 31 as Goa, after finishing their first innings at 318, lead by 151 runs with hosts’ only one wicket remaining. …

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Boumous, Coro brilliance powers FC Goa to top

PTI    Margao Hugo Boumous and Ferran Corominas scored a brace each in FC Goa’s dominant 4-1 win against Hyderabad FC in an Indian Super League encounter on Wednesday. Boumous (19’, 50’) and Corominas (64’, 87’) helped FC Goa pull three points clear at the top with 33 points from 16 matches. Marcelinho’s (64’) free-kick strike was nothing more than a …

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Churchill Bros, Salgaocar FC share spoils in 1-1 draw

NT NETWORK Panaji Churchill Brothers FC and Salgaocar FC played out a 1-1 draw in the Goa Football Association’s Goa Professional League match played at Panchayat ground, Nagoa, on Wednesday. Churchill Brothers were the first to go into the lead as Lalkhawpuimawia struck in the 68th minute, but Salgaocar FC came back strongly to restore parity in the 89th minute …

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Bengaluru FC edge Paro FC 1-0

AGENCIES Thimpu Thongkhosiem Haokip’s second-half strike gave Carles Cuadrat’s Bengaluru FC a 1-0 win over Paro FC in their AFC Cup Preliminary Stage 2 match at the Changlimithang Stadium, Thimphu on Wednesday. In a game that saw Bengaluru make several changes to their Indian Super League side, new signing Nili Perdomo made his first start alongside BFC B graduate Naorem …

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Angry fans protest over Sergio’s sacking

ROQUE DIAS | NT Fatorda A group of around 20 people from Aldona and Calangute, mainly the supporters of former FC Goa coach Sergio Lobera, protested over the sacking of their beloved coach, outside the Nehru Stadium, Fatorda before the start of the ISL match between FC Goa and Hyderabad FC, on Wednesday.   They all came in black attires and …

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FC Goa to keep external rumblings off; Hyderabad FC to exploit

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES | NT Fatorda: “I have been blessed with this quality of accepting challenges and I have taken up challenging jobs in the past. This new challenges fits in the blessing of mine,” said FC Goa technical director Derrick Pereira as he readies the team for its first outing without Sergio Lobera. FC Goa’s story against Hyderabad FC is …

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Dempo SC keep Sesa FA abreast with resounding 4-0 win

Sirsaim: Dempo Sports Club’s superiority in the All India Football Federation (AIFF) age group tournaments remained unblemished as they beat Sesa Football Academy 4-0 in the AIFF Junior League at SFA ground in Sirsaim on Tuesday. Dempo SC are on top of the table with fifteen points from five games. Salgaocar FC are on the second slot also with fifteen …

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Bengaluru FC begin Asian adventure with clash against Paro FC

Thimphu: Indian Super League champions Bengaluru FC will start as favourites when they take on Paro FC of Bhutan in a preliminary round match of the AFC Cup here on Wednesday. Bengaluru FC have been a regular feature in the AFC Cup knockout rounds between 2015 and 2018 and, having missed out of the continent’s second tier club competition last …

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