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French Open: Yash in finals

PANAJI: Goa’s Yash Fadte entered the final of the French Junior Open squash tournament being held in Lille, France, on Sunday. In the semis, Yash had to overcome tough resistance from France No 1 Toufik Mekhalfi as he beat him 3-2 (9-11, 11-6, 8-11, 11-7, 11-9). Earlier, in the quarters, he beat France No 2 Baptiste Bouin 3-0 (11-5, 11-7, 12-10). Yash will now face Czech no 1 Marek Panachek for the title.

Nauxim SC, Ronit SC in goalless stalemate

AGASSAIM: Nauxim Sports Club and Ronit Sports Club played out a goalless draw in the GFA Second Division League, at Agassaim ground, on Sunday. Neither of the sides was able to score in the 90 minutes.

Milagres SC shoot out Mormugao Utd

SALIGAO: Milagres SC outplayed Mormugao United 5-3 via tie-breaker in the 14th Reira Trophy inter-village soccer tournament being held at Saligao SC ground on Sunday. The teams were tied at 3-3 at the end of regulation time. Milagres led 2-0 in the first half with goals coming from Stephen Martins in the 10th minute and Elroy Fernandes in the 31st minute. Mormugao reduced the margin in the 50th minute while Stephen once again scored for Milagres in the 63rd minute. But Mormugao went onto score in the 67th and 70th minute through to equalise the score. In the tie-breaker Milagres were the better shooters.

Goa’s visually impaired cricket team finish runners-up

PANAJI: Goa’s visually impaired cricket team finished as runners-up in the Parasmal Trophy tournament, as they lost to Gujarat by 50 runs in the finals held at Ajmer, Rajasthan on Saturday. Goa’s Ashitosh Mavaskar top-scored with 65, and was adjudged the man-of-the-match. Goa won 2 of the 4 games to reach the final.

FIXTURES

Goa Professional League: Sporting Clube De Goa V Calangute Association, Duler Stadium, Mapusa, 3.45 pm

GFA Third Division League (Ilhas Zone play off): Carambolim Sports Club V Rosarian XI Sports Club, Agassaim ground, 4.00 pm. Portais Sporting Club V Bhagwati Sports Club, Taleigao ground, 4.00 pm

GFA U-18 Second Division League (South): Velsao Pale Sports Club V Panchwadi United Sports Club, Curtorim ground, 4.00 pm; Snows Football Academy, Raia, V Sporting Club Of Davorlim, Astro Turf, Fatorda, 4.00 pm

14th Reira Trophy: Goa Velha SC V Agustias SC, Pomburpa, Saligao SC Ground, 4.45 pm

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