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Curtorim Gymkhana enter semi-finals

PANAJI: Curtorim Gymkhana moved into the semi-finals of Mardol trophy football tournament, scoring a 3-2 win over Ambelim Sports Club, Ambelim at Mardol grounds. John Fernandes, Roy Albuquerque and Diago Dias were the scorers for Curtorim. Romeo Fernandes and Samson Fernandes reduced the score for Ambelim.

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Football gets shorter at Akbar Road

NEW DELHI: With football frenzy at an all time high due to the upcoming World Cup, a group of youngsters have come up with a shorter version of the game to give sport enthusiasts a platform to show off their skills.

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FIFA plays down crowd safety concerns

JOHANNESBURG: World Cup organisers said on Monday that a stampede outside a warm-up match had nothing to do with Fifa and sought to reassure fans on security ahead of the tournament’s kick-off in four days time.

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Brazil’s Julio to miss Tanzania game

JOHANNESBURG: Brazil will be without goalkeeper Julio Cesar when it faces Tanzania in its final warm-up before the World Cup, and coach Dunga may rest other starters to protect them ahead of the opening match.

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Economists back Spain to lift World Cup

JOHANNESBURG: Spain are favourites to be crowned World Cup champions, narrowly ahead of Brazil, according to a global field of 74 soccer fan economists polled by Reuters.

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St Rock win Atlanta Georgia Trophy

PANAJI: St Rock Majorda pipped Davorlim Sports Club by a solitary goal to claim the title for Atlanta Georgia Trophy football, organised by Enfermos Sports Club at Rosary grounds, Navelim. Agnel Fernandes scored the winner in the 25th minute.

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St Savio’s win in penalty shootout

MAPUSA: St Savio’s Sports Club, Calangute beat Nerul Sports Club 6-4 in penalty shootout to enter the semis of Bayside-Fr Chico Soccer Cup, sponsored by Bayside Properties Pvt Ltd and organised by Candolim Sports Club, at Dr Gustavo Monteiro stadium, Candolim Sunday.

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Spain hoping Austria will prove lucky again

MADRID: Spain defender Joan Capdevila is counting on the team’s recent trip to Austria for inspiration to win the World Cup. Spain won the European Championship in Austria in 2008, and the team trained in the Alpine country to prepare for the World Cup in South Africa.

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