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Shawn hat-trick floors Loutolim

CHANDOR: Shawn Noronha’s hat-trick enabled SCC Loutolim blank Varca SC 3-0 and enter the quarterfinals of 45th Chandor Seaman Rolling Trophy football tournament, at Chandor grounds on Thursday. Shawn scored in the 9th, 27th and 63rd minute. In the last quarter of the match Varca SC’s Clinson Pereira had a good chance to reduce the deficit but his shot at the rival goal missed the target narrowly. Loutolim defenders Joseph Baptista and Baren Gomes gave good account of themselves as they kept the Varca strikers at bay.

 

Rossman Cruz secure easy win

BENAULIM: Rossman Cruz SC entered the quarterfinals of 33rd Strikers Trophy football tournament defeating St Anthony’s SC, Colva 3-0, at St John, the Baptist grounds, Benaulim on Thursday. Jeloy Moniz scored a brace for Rossman Cruz finding the mark in the 14th and 25th minute, while Chirsto D’Mello scored the other goal in the 65th minute.

 

Anjuna Gymkhana enter finals

CALANGUTE: Anjuna Gymkhana SC edged out Navelim SC to make the finals of Late Anthony & Santana Carvalho Memorial Cup, organised by St Savio’s SC, Calangute played at Poriat football grounds here on Thursday. After a barren first half, Tanay Naik’s volley from 10 yards off a Rohit Kamble pass in the 50th minute proved to be the match-winning goal for Anjuna Gymkhana.

 

6V6 tennis ball cricket at St Cruz

ST CRUZ: Creative People’s Club is organising six-a-side soft tennis ball cricket tournament on Sunday, August 19 at Santa Cruz football ground. For more details contact Eddie (9823154030) or Sanjiv (9673896325).

 

Aayush Shirodkar wins U-15 rapid chess

FATORDA: Aayush Shirodkar won the U-15 rapid chess championship, organised by Salcete Taluka Chess Association, on the occasion of Independence Day, at Fatorda. In the last round on top board Aayush drew with top seed Vraj Porob to win the title by scoring 6.5 points out of 7. He remained undefeated throughout the tournament. On the second board Ishan pagi outplayed Eesh Prabhudesai to win the 2nd place and on the third board Sairaj Vernekar beat Vivaan Ballikar to finish third.

 

Banga Bab Boys emerge winners

SALIGAO: Bang Bang Boys won the All Goa 3-a-side tie-breaker tournament, organised by Saunta Vaddo United, Calangute at Baga Beach, as they beat Mae de Deus 3-2 in the final. Around 80 teams participated in the tournament. In the semifinals, Bang Bang Boys defeated Shawn & Shanaya Boys, Mapusa 3-2 while Mae De Deus beat King Uncle, Baga 2-1. In U-14 category, Baga Blasters emerged victors after getting the better of Baga Boys 2-1.

 

Chess tourney for Ponda taluka children

MANGESHI: Ponda Taluka Chess Association will organise Ponda taluka level chess tournament for KG and primary school students of Ponda taluka on Wednesday, August 22 at Wagle HS, Mangeshi. Entries may be submitted to Amogh Namshiker (9422455896) or Sagar  Sakordekar  (9422593131).

 

3V3 tie-breaker at Mangor Hill

VASCO: Mangor Sports Club will be organising their annual 3-a-side tie-breaker football tournament on August 19 at Mangor SC ground, Mangor Hill, Vasco from 10 am. For more details contact Savio Pereira (9960323421) or Orson Rodrigues (9923377028).

 

FIXTURES

Yaari Cup (North Goa): Dunes SC, Morjim V Chapora Yuvak Sangh, Duler stadium, 4.45 pm.

Chandor Seamen Rolling Trophy: Cuncolim Union V Curtorim Gymkhana, Chandor grounds, 4.30 pm.

33rd Strikers Trophy: Ambelim SC V Varca SC, St John, the Baptist grounds, Benaulim, 4.30 pm.

Late Anthony & Santana Carvalho Memorial Cup (semis): St Sports Club, Calangute V St Anthony’s SC, Marna, Poriat football ground, 4.30 pm.

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