GOA: PONDA SHUTTLERS MAJOR RANKING BADMINTON ; ARJUN, SHIVAM, AMAN, MANVENDRA MOVE AHEAD

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  • September 23, 2017

 

PONDA

Arjun Anand, Shivam Saini, Aman Yadav and Manvendra Modgil qualified into the main draw of Under-13 Boys’ singles of the All Goa Major Ranking Badminton Tournament, organised by Ponda Shuttlers in collaboration with Goa Badminton Association and DSYA, at Sports Complex, Ponda. In Under 15 Girls’ singles, Tanushree Shadani, Soumya Deshpande, Saanvi Akula and Siya Dhavaskar qualified in the main draw.

Following are the results of Final Round Qualifying matches:

Under 13 Boys’ Singles: Arjun Anand bt Vihaan Shandiliya 7-15, 15-13, 15-3; Shivam Saini bt Nihal Savoikar 15-8, 15-12; Aman Yadav bt Om Dhavaskar 15-5, 15-7; Manvendra Modgil bt Avinash Shetye…

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ALL INDIA SUB-JUNIOR BADMINTON RANKING AT MARGAO

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  • September 18, 2017

MARGAO

The Goa Badminton Association will be hosts to All India Sub-Junior Ranking Badminton championship which will be held at Multipurpose Hall, Fatorda, Margao, in the categories of Under 13 and Under 15 Girls and Boys singles and doubles, from October 9 to 15.

Those interested in participating must submit their entry to GBA secretary Sandeep Heble (9326129171) or SAG Coach Vinayak Kamat (9604034522) or organising secretary Oscar Silveira (9822133359) or by email to gbagoaonline@gmail.com latest by September 20.

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GOA: DEMPO SC ENTER AWES CUP FINAL

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  • September 15, 2017

MAPUSA

Dempo Sports Club registered a solitary goal victory over FC Pune City to move into the final of the 1st AWES Cup, organised by Association for the Wellbeing of Elder Sportspersons and Dempo Sports Club Juniors, at Duler Football Stadium, Mapusa, on Thursday.

Young midfielder Nestor Dias scored the only goal of the match in the fourth minute and Dempo then shut out Pune City’s developmental squad to move into the final. They will now meet the winners of the second semifinal between Salgaocar FC and Gokulam FC, Kerala, for the final showdown on Sunday.

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GOA: DEMPO SC MEET FC PUNE CITY IN SEMIS TODAY

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  • September 14, 2017

 

MAPUSA

Dempo Sports Club will fancy their chances against FC Pune City as they lock horns in the semi-final of the 1st AWES Cup, organised by Association for the Wellbeing of Elder Sportspersons and Dempo Sports Club Juniors, at Duler Football Stadium, Mapusa, today.

Dempo and FC Pune City both have an all-win record from their two matches in the league stage but the visitors will be hit hard by the absence of their captain Ashique Kurniyan. The winger has been in exceptional form for FC Pune City and was instrumental in both their victories but needlessly picked up a second…

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GOA: IT’S A BIG NEWS! GOA GETS RIGHT TO HOST NATIONAL GAMES IN 2018

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  • September 13, 2017

Panaji (Goa) Minister  for Sports, Govt.  of Goa, Mr. Manohar Ajgaonkar today said,  “ The Indian Olympic Association  has awarded  the hosting rights  of the  36th National  Games to Goa   scheduled  for November 2018 and has asked the  Govt.  of Goa  to proceed  with the preparations for the mega event.”

 

Mr. Ajgaonkar  made this  mega  announcement  in a statement  issued  on Wednesday soon  after  receiving an official  communication from, Mr. Rajeev Mehta,  Secretary General, Indian Olympics Association addressed to  the Hon’ble  Chief Minister of Goa, Mr. Manohar Parrikar.

 

Mr.   Ajgaonkar said, “With the blessings,   support and  guidance of  our…

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GOA: GOA CRICKET ASSOCIATION ADHERES TO LODHA COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

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  • September 11, 2017

Porvorim (Goa)  After Vidarbha Cricket Association, the Goa Cricket Association (GCA) became the second cricketing body in the country to adopt a resolution to consider and approve its proposed new constitution as per the recommendations of the Lodha Committee.

The GCA at its Special General Body meeting held today in Porvorim near here the resolution was adopted with 86 against one vote. One member cricket club had opposed the resolution.

“The special general body meeting of the association was held and agenda was to discuss amendment to Goa Cricket Association act as per the recommendation of Lodha Committee. The resolution was…

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AWES CUP: SALGAONCAR QUALIFY FOR SEMI-FINALS

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  • September 10, 2017

MAPUSA: Salgaocar FC registered a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Viva Chennai FC to qualify for the semi-finals of the 1st AWES Cup, organised by Association for the Wellbeing of Elder Sportspersons and Dempo Sports Club Juniors, at Duler Football Stadium, Mapusa, on Sunday.

 

Salgaocar needed only a draw to qualify for the knock-out stage of the competition but the Goa Pro League champions did even better, completing a fluent victory. Agnelo Colaco scored a brace of goals while Gilbert Oliveira was also among the goals for the winners.

 

Salgaocar led 2-0 at the breather.

 

Much was expected from Viva Chennai FC but…

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GOA: PHYSICAL SALE OF TICKETS FOR FIFA U-17 WORLD CUP STARTS IN GOA

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  • September 7, 2017

Fatorda (Goa):  The physical sale of tickets for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 started in Goa on September 7 with the Official Launch of the Box Office near the Sports Authority of Goa​ ​Indoor​ ​Stadium in Fatorda.

People of Goa will now be able to book their place in history by buying the tickets from the counters that will be open from 10 am to 5 pm.

Tournament Director of the LOC, Javier Ceppi said, “We had promised all Goans that we would open physical ticket sales and we are happy with the way they have responded. So far, today…

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GOA: FC GOA SIGNS EDU BEDIA AND ADRIAN COLUNGA; COMPLETES QUOTA OF 8 FOREIGN PLAYERS FOR THE 4TH SEASON OF THE INDIAN SUPER LEAGUE

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  • September 1, 2017

Panaji: FC Goa have completed the dual signings of midfielder Edu Bedia and striker Adrian Colunga to complete its quota of the foreigner signings for the 4th Season of the Hero Indian Super League.

Edu Bedia has signed on a two-year-deal with the Goan club, after the Spaniard rescinded his contract with Real Zaragoza in Spain.

The midfielder who largely operates as a central midfielder can also play higher up the pitch just behind the striker. A technically skilled player, Bedia is a product of the Racing Santander before progressing to play for the first team of the Cantabrian club.

He then…

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IBFF TO ORGANIZE FIRST EVER DEMO OF 5-A-SIDE BLIND FOOTBALL IN GOA; FC GOA SUPPORTS THE INITIATIVE

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  • August 31, 2017

Margao (Goa) The Indian Blind Football Federation and Society for Rehabilitation of the Visually Challenged (SRVC) will be conducting the first ever Blind Football Demo game in Goa with an aim to introduce the game and to encourage blind footballers to take up the game and form a state side in the future. The Goan chapter of National Association for the Blind along with FC Goa and Chowgule Sports Center is organizing the demo game on the 3rd of September at 2pm at the Futsal Arena at the Chowgule Sports Center in Gogol, Margao.

The game will have a…

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