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Curtorim Gymkhana enter Strikers Trophy quarters

BENAULIM: Curtorim Gymkhana entered the quarterfinals of 34th Strikers Trophy football tournament defeating Varca SC 4-3 via the tie breaker played at St John, the Baptist grounds, Benaulim on Saturday. The teams played a 1-1 draw during the regulation time. While Aaron Baretto scored for Varca SC, Curtorim Gymkhana bulged the nets through Milagres Fernandes to stay on level terms. In the tie breaker Curtorim Gymkhana proved to be the better shooters.

St Joseph’s, AIM Salcete progress

FATORDA: St Joseph’s Educational Institute Chandor and AIM, Salcete High School, Rumdamol-Davorlim moved into the next round of matches of Subroto Mukherjee Cup Football Tournament for boys Under-14 after wins in their respective matches played at artificial grounds, Fatorda-Margao on Saturday. While St Joseph’s Educational Institute, Chandor defeated Infant Jesus High School, Colva 2-1, in the other match of the day, AIM, Salcete High School, Rumdamol-Davorlim hammered Bloomz International High School, Nuvem  4-1.

Yash enters Asian Jr Squash final

PANAJI: Goa’s Yash Fadte entered the final of the 26th Asian Junior Squash Championship after he outplayed Hamza Shariff of Pakistan. Yash finished with 3-2 (6-11, 11-5, 9-11, 11-7, 11-7) on the score board. He will now face Veer Chotrani who also outplayed a Pakistani opponent in the semi-final. Yash and Veer have created history by becoming the first all Indian pair in the tournament’s final.

Shoan clinches gold in
butterfly stroke

PANAJI: At the end of the fourth day of the 36th Glenmark sub junior and 46th junior aquatic championship 2019 in Rajkot, Shoan Ganguly clinched yet another gold in the 100 mtr butterfly event clocking 58.68 seconds. Shrungi Bandekar on the other hand clocked 1:08:88 to clinch a silver in the 100 mtr backstroke event.

Lourdes Convent, Sharda Damsels are basketball champs

PANAJI: Lourdes Convent, Saligao boys and Sharada Dashing Damsels, Panjim are champions of the Aliens Sub-Junior Basketball Championship which concluded on Jun 28. Lourdes Convent outplayed St Britto’s with Micah Pinto being the high scorer for the team with 9 points. Sharda Damsels went on to beat Our Lady of Rosery Dona Paula where Tia Chodankar was the highest scorer with 12 points.

Harsh, Yash, Vedant, Sarvadnya in badminton semis

PANAJI: Harsh Mane and Yash Desai have entered the semi-finals of the U-13 boys All Goa Major Ranking Badminton Tournament being held at multipurpose stadium Peddem. Harsh faces Vedant Chauhan in the semis while Yash Desai will meet Sarvadnya Khandeparkar from Ponda. In the U-13 girls category, Nyssa Dhudpale upset top seed Synnovia D’souza to set a semi final clash with Sakshi Kubbghelgi while Jiya Kamat and Sriya Saraf meet in the encounter.

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