LOCAL SPORTS SCAN
GFA names 25 players for Santosh Trophy camp
PANAJI: The Goa Football Association (GFA) on Tuesday announced the names of 25 players who have been selected for the final coaching camp to select the Goa State team for Santosh Trophy National football championship to be held in Ludhiana, Punjab from April 8-21. The players: Velito Cruz, Kirtikesh Gadekar, Suraj Hadkonkar, Jaison Vaz, Joaquim Abranches, Tyson Caiado, Clive Colaco, Jessel Carneiro, Olan Chandran (all from Dempo SC); Glan Martins, Victorino Fernandes, Peter Carvalho, Josheph Clemente, Stendly Fernandes, Melroy Fernandes (all from Sporting Clube de Goa); Kapil Hoble, Lalwan Puia, Brian Faria, Sarineo Fernandes, Meldon D’silva (all from Goan FC); Jason D’mello, Samuel Costa, Devendra Murgaonkar, Ronaldo Oliveira, Chaitan Komarpant (all from Salgaocar FC). All these 25 players have been asked to report to head coach Sameer Naik or technical director Peter Vales or goalkeeping coach Mario Aguiar or general manager Jose Santarita Coelho on Thursday March 14 for the camp at Bambolim Sports Complex from 7.30 am.
Senior throwball championship at Valpoi
VALPOI: Amateur Throwball Association of Goa will be organising 8th All Goa Senior Throwball Championship and selection trial for Senior National Championship to be held at Panipat, Haryana. The championship will be held at Unity school ground Valpoi on Saturday, March 16. Entries should be sent on or before March 15. For further details Sayyad Sarfaraz may be contacted on 9423307276.
DSYA’s skating contest for U-14, U-17 tomorrow
PANAJI: The Directorate of Sports & Youth Affairs (DSYA) will be organising state level skating competition for U-14 and U-17 (boys and girls) at the Skating Rink of Youth Hostel at Miramar on March 14. The DSYA has therefore asked all the participating schools to depute their participants along with the physical education teacher/representative on the said date and report to Sunil Gawas at the venue at 9.15 am.