Shree Nagesh Maharudra down USC Mardol
TALEIGAO: Shree Nagesh Maharudra SC came from behind to score a narrow 2-1 win over United Sports Club of Mardol in the GFA’s Second Division League Ilhas Zone match played at Taleigao ground, on Monday. USC Mardol took the lead in the 25th minute through Diptesh Kundaikar and maintained it till the half-time break. Crossing over, Shree Nagesh scored the equaliser in the 54th minute through Vihan Kholkar, and with just four minutes left on the clock they scored their second and match-winning goal through the boots of Shubham Vernekar.
Bhakti in Indian team for World Team Chess Championship
PANAJI: WGM and national woman chess champion, Bhakti Kulkarni, has been included in the Indian chess team which got wild card entry in the World Team Championship that commences in Astana, Kazakhstan from March 5. The World Team Championship is played between ten countries which are either continental champions or are medallists in the Olympiad. Since China is both continental champion as well as gold medallists in the Olympiad, India were invited as wild card. Bhakti is a Dempo goodwill ambassador.
St Joseph’s boys, El-Shaddai girls emerge champs
ANJUNA: St Joseph’s Boys Home, Calangute and El-Shaddai Charitable Trust Assagao emerged champions in boys and girls categories respectively at the 6th Inter Lions Sports Meet for Underprivileged Children, organised by Lions Club of Candolim in collaboration with Lions club of Assagao, Anjuna, Arpora-Nagoa-Parra, Aldona, Calangute, Chodan, Mapusa, Mapusa Sub-Urban, Thivim, at St Joseph’s Boys Home Calangute, recently.
Goa Pro-League: Vasco SC V Corps of Signals, Duler ground, 3.45 pm.
GFA 2nd Div (Ilhas): Odxel SC V Young Boys of Tonca, Taleigao ground, 4 pm.
Goa Corporate League: IOC V Goa Lions, 2 pm; ONGC V DY Patil, 6.30 pm; GCA Academy ground, Porvorim.