Curtorim Gymkhana pull off tight win
BENAULIM: Curtorim Gymkhana registered a 2-1 win against Goa Velha SC to enter the semifinals of 33rd Strikers Trophy football tournament played at St John the Baptist grounds, Benaulim on Wednesday. Myson Fernandes gave Curtorim the lead in the 19th minute when he neatly headed the ball to the far corner of Goa Velha nets. Goa Velha players who took time to settle, levelled the score through a penalty shot which was dispatched inside the rival nets neatly by Chatoor Naik in the 56th minute. Curtorim had the last laugh as they scored the match winner a few minutes before the final hooter through a penalty shot taken by Nelson Fernandes.
St Anthony’s register easy win
CHAPORA: St Anthony’s HS Marna registered a 2-0 win over PVC Parra to enter into the quarters of the W Hotels Soccer Cup 2018, organised by Chapora YS, played at Chapora grounds on Wednesday. Marna scored a goal in each session of play. In the 6th minute Pushparaj Mandrekar collecting a pass from Nahshon Noronha placed the ball into the far corner of the goal, 1-0. Three minutes into the second half, Vasudev Agarwadekar came off the bench to head the ball into the goal off a cross from Vipul Pednekar, 2-0.
All Goa major ranking TT tournament from Aug 28
PANAJI: The 35th All Goa major ranking Salgaoncar Table Tennis Tournament, organised by Cortalim Gymkhana will held at Mangesh Maharudra Hall, Cortalim from Aug 28 to Sept 2. It will consist of mini cadet, cadet boys, sub junior boys and sub junior girls category.
Rising Cup 2018 from Aug 24
Cuncolim: ‘Rising Cup 2018’ an all-Goa inter-village football tournament will commence from Aug 24 at the school playground in Cuncolim. The tournament is organised by Santa Cruz Club of Poitamodo in association with Rising Club of Sanvorcotto. The final will be held on Sept 16.
Junior National Girls Football C’ship: Arunachal Pradesh V Odisha, Duler Stadium, at 8.30 am; Delhi V Rajasthan, Holy Trinity ground, at 8.30 am; Uttar Pradesh V West Bengal, Duler Stadium, at 4 pm; Chandigarh V Jharkhand, Holy Trinity ground, at 4 pm.
33rd Strikers Trophy: Young Strikers Benaulim V PVC Parra at St John the Baptist grounds, Benaulim at 4.45 pm
W Hotels Soccer Cup: Dunes SC V Calangute Association at Chapora grounds, at 4.45 pm