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Goa’s Shrungi, Shoan and Megan
to represent India at 10th Asian C’ships

PANAJI: Goan swimmers Shrungi Bandekar and Shoan Ganguly along with diver Megan De Almeida have been selected to represent India at the 10th Asian Age Group Championship to be held in Bangalore from September 24 to October 2, states the press note issued by Goa Swimming Association (GSA) on Thursday. The camps for the swimmers and divers will be held at SAI approved Basvangudi Aquatic Centre in Bangalore and Army Sports Institute in Pune respectively, from August 19 to 23.

Cunchelim SC overcome Peddem Bomm

ANJUNA: Cunchelim Sports Club registered a 2-1 win over Peddem Bomm in the Anjuna Gymkhana Cup 2019 match, played Anjuna Gymkhana ground, here on Thursday. Cunchelim went into the lead in the 18th when Sameer sent a nice passs to Jolan Fernandes who tap the ball home to make it 1-0. A few minutes later, Cunchelim defender handled the ball inside the box to give away the penalty kick to the rivals where Melvin easily converted from the spot kick to make it all square for Peddem. Cunchelim restored their lead at the half hour mark when they were awarded a freekick just outside the box where Jolan’s strike from the 20 yards gave no chance to Peddem keeper making it 2-1. The second session was all about Peddem’s continues attacks but none of their strikes made into the net.

Fr Agnelo SC blank Seraulim SC 3-0

CHANDOR: Fr Agnelo SC, Paroda hammered Seraulim Sporting Club 3-0 in the inaugural match of the 46th Chandor Seamen Rolling Trophy football tournament, at Chandor grounds on Thursday. Fr Agnelo went into the lead in the 8th minute through a penalty goal scored by Sezwin Fernandes. Ten minute later, Cirilo Dias buttressed their lead with a sudden shot. Sezwin struck once again in the 53rd minute to complete his brace and give his team a 3-0 win.

Harsh, Yash, Sriya, Jiya in badminton semis

MARGAO: Harsh Mane will meet Sarvadnya Khandeparkar while Vedant Chauhan will clash with Yash Desai in the U-13 boys singles semifinals, at the state badminton championship, organised by BPS Sports Club, at multipurpose hall, Fatorda. In U-13 girls singles, Sriya Saraf, Jiya Kamat, Sakshi K and Soumya Deshpande reached semis. Meanwhile, Anjana Kumari, Lydia Barreto, Anar Singbal and Tanushri Shadani moved into the women’s singles semis whereas Tejan Fallary/Anushka Kuvelkar, Floyd Araujo/Pranjal Chimulkar, Sanath Kamat/Lydia Barreto and Karan Dhavaskar/Anar Singbal entered mixed doubles semis.

Badminton clinic at Peddem on Aug 21, 22

PEDDEM: Goa Badminton Association (GBA) will conduct a Badminton Clinic/Certification course for Umpires, Referees and Match Controller on August 21 (2 pm to 6 pm) and on August 22 (10 am to 6 pm), at multipurpose stadium, Peddem. SG Sulakhe, BAI certified national referee, will be the chief faculty for the clinic. For registration GBA secretary Sandeep Heble may be contacted on 9326129171 on or before August 20.

3v3 tie-breaker at Mangor Hill

VASCO: Mangor Sports Club will be organising their annual three-a-side tie-breaker tournament on August 18 at Mangor sports club ground, Mangor Hill, Vasco from 5 pm. For submission of entries and other details contact Savio Pereira (9960323421) or Orson Rodrigues (9923377028).

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