LOCAL SPORTS SCAN

Vasco Veterans seal semis spot

SANGOLDA: Vasco Veterans completed the semifinal line up of the Monte de Guirim Platinum Jubilee Veterans Football Tournament with a narrow 1-0 win over Chinchinim Veterans in the quarterfinals played at Sangolda panchayat grounds on Friday. After a scoreless first half, Santan Furtado scored the match-winner for Vasco Veterans in the second half.

Cumborda storm into finals

CURTORIM: Cumborda entered the finals of Rebello inter-ward football tournament defeating Batti 3-0 at church grounds, Curtorim on Friday. Manuel Fernandes, Joaquim Hilaria and Anthony Fernandes scored one goal each for the winners. Cumborda will now play Novovado in the finals scheduled on November 5.

DSYA’s gymnastics, hockey trials

PANAJI: The Department of Sports and Youth Affairs (DSYA) will be conducting state level selection trials to select the state U-14, U-17 and U-19 gymnastics teams for boys and girls and also U-17 hockey teams for boys and girls that will participate in the 63rd National School Games. Trials in gymnastics will be held on November 6 at Vidhya Prabhodini HS, Porvorim, while hockey trials will be held on November 7 at Sports Complex Peddem, Mapusa. All the players should report at the respective venues at 9.30 am in proper playing kit and along with their I-Cards.