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Panjim Footballers squeeze past Vasco SC

Duler: Panjim Footballers scraped a solitary second half goal win over Vasco SC in the Goa Football Association (GFA) Professional League at Duler stadium on Tuesday. Joyson Gauncar scored the winner in the second half. The winners were made to toil, though as they started by enjoying domination – using short passes – in the first session against opponents who …

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Salgaocar FC strike two past FC Goa

Nagoa, Verna: Second half strikes by Sidney Gauncar and Jordan Borges enabled Salgaocar FC to register a convincing 2-0 win against FC Goa in the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Junior League match played at Panchayat ground, Nagoa in Verna on Tuesday. While striker Sidney bulged the nets in the 70th minute of play, Jordan found the nets in the …

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Battle for opener’s slot heats up between Dhawan & Rahul

Indore: A washed out series-opener means Shikhar Dhawan has one game less to make a statement in his quest to outperform an in-form K L Rahul, making the opener’s fortunes an interesting sub-plot of India’s second T20 International against Sri Lanka here on Tuesday. Dhawan, 35, is a proven performer in limited overs cricket but with age on Rahul’s side …

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Odisha FC maintains winning track with win over Chennaiyin FC

Bhubaneswar: Odisha FC registered a 2-0 win over Chennaiyin FC in the Indian Super League clash at the Kalinga Stadium here on Monday. First-half goals by Jerry Mawihmingthanga (37’) and Vinit Rai (41’) were enough for Josep Gombau’s side to make it three wins out of their last four matches. The upturn in form has seen Odisha FC (15 points …

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GOA BRIEFS

Maina SC ahead CURTORIM: Maina SC defeat Raia Sporting  2-1 to move into next round of the 31st Curtorim Panchayat Cup organised by Curtorim Gymkhana at Curtorim ground. Raia scored first through Wilfred Gomes in the 14th minute. Maina equalised through Edwin Sequeira in 19th minute. In second half, Maina scored Stewart D’Mello to make it 2-1. Goa Univ. wins …

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Pratesh, Jason to add glimmer to Dempo SC title bid

Panaji: Dempo Sports Club took another step forward in its bid for the Goa Football Association (GFA) Professional League title by signing Pratesh Shirodkar and is on the verge of signing former striker Jason Vaz to restart scoring goals by the basket. Dempo Sports Club is second on the table, a point below Sporting Clube de Goa – both having …

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Corps of Signals blind Calangute Association

Rawanfond: Nim Bhutia’s 33rd minute first half strike was enough for Corps of Signals to register a hard fought solitary goal win over  Calangute Association in the Goa Football Association  Professional League match played at 3MTR Signals grounds,Rawanfond,Navelim on Monday. The all important goal in favour of Corps of Signals was a result of a flag kick taken by striker …

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Kerala blast Hyderabad; break winless run

Kochi: Kerala Blasters ended their 10-match winless run in the Indian Super League with a convincing 5-1 demolition of Hyderabad FC here on Sunday. Bartholomew Ogbeche (33’, 75’) scored twice in a contest that saw the visitors score the opener through Bobo (14’). Vlatko Drobarov (39’), Raphael Messi Bouli (45’) and Seityasen Singh (59’) also managed to add to the …

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Goa record massive win over Manipur

Porvorim: Hosts Goa completed an innings and 359 runs win against Manipur on the third day of their Ranji Trophy Plate Group match, at GCA Academy ground in Porvorim on Sunday. Resuming the day’s play at 22 for 4, Manipur could add another 66 runs before their second innings folded for 88 in just 42.4 overs. Goa captain Amit Verma, …

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