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In short

16th January 2016, 12:00 Hrs

East Bengal to pick Dempo’s Das on loan

MARGAO: Dempo Sports Club have agreed to release wing back Naryan Das on loan to Kingfisher East Bengal in the ongoing I-League according to close sources. Defender Das had a fantastic inaugural Hero Indian Super League and was injured in the return match against ATK.Das is unlikely to play against Mumbai Football Club on Sunday at the Co-operage ground,Mumbai. Meanwhile,East Bengal have completed their foreign quota with the addition of seasoned France defender Bernard Mendy who was the member of Chennaiyin FC winners of 2nd edition of ISL and added valuable experience to the squad. The France defender’s tryst with Caen (1998-2000),Paris Saint Germain(2000-2008),Bolton Wanderes on loan (2002-2003),Hull City (2008-2010),OB (2011-2012),Brest (2012-2014), France National team (2004-2006).He is the fourth overseas player in the squad. Nigerian striker Ranti Martins, South Korean attacking midfielder Do Dong-Hyun and Nigerian defender Bello Rasaq are in the squad.cation of offshore casinos .

GCA chief hails

women’s team

PANAJI: The Goa Cricket Association President Chetan Desai has congratulated the Goa women’s senior team for finishing third in the All India T20 cricket tournament hosted in Indore, Madhya Pradesh recently. “It is a matter of great pride that Shikha Pandey and the rest of the members of the team stood third in this high ranking T20 tournament for women in India. GCA will always endeavour to help those working hard.This achievement is the result of hard work,” stated Desai.

GFA showcause

notice to Santosh probables

PANAJI: The Goa Football Association (GFA)] has issued a show cause notice to players namely Siddesh Morje, Macroy Peixoto( both Tuff Laxmi Prasad Sports Club)Rayman Fernandes, Melvin Fernaandes (both Santa Cruz Club of Cavelossim), Agnelo Lobo, Joaquim Carvalho, Meclon Colaco (Guardian Angel Sports Club), Melroy Fernandes, Meldon D’Silva (both Calangute Association) and Jerson Pereira and Kingsley Fernandes both from Vasco Sports Club for not reporting to the preparatory camp for the West Zone National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy to be hosted by Goa next month and asking them to explain why necessary action should not be taken against them. Meanwhile, the GFA has appointed GFA executive member John Silva as Chef de Mission of Goa Santosh trophy squad. In the qualifying round, host Goa has been clubbed with Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Daman and Diu and will commence from February 9 to 19 .

Harsh slams 151 for Karimbad CC

MARGAO: A superb knock of 151 by Harsh Tank and Mukul Kasana’s half century helped Karimbad CC beat Pernem Sports & Cultural Club by a huge margin of 164 runs in the GCA’s ‘A’ division league cricket tournament at Porvorim Cricket Academy grounds. Batting first, Karimabad CC piled up a huge score of 298 for 7 in their allotted 40 overs and dismissed Pernem

SCC for just 134 runs.Brief score: Karimabad CC, 298 for 7 in 40 overs (Siddhesh Arora 10, Harsh Tank 151, Mukul Kasana 50, Naresh Parsekar 27, Shishir Diukar 31, Abdul Salam 16 runs. Timraj Mugveer 2-50, Naresh Mainkar 2-39, Siddhesh Harmalkar and Mahesh Jadhav 1 wkt each) beat Pernem SCC, 134 all out in 34.2 overs (Milind Chodankar 12, Suchita Devli 17, Manoj Tandel 23, Naresh Mainkar 12, Omkar Kedar 16, Siddhesh Harmalkar 17. Divesh Khanna 2-18, Yash Mahale 2-19, Vinod Wilson 2-23, Harsh Tank 2-17, Durgesh Naik 1-11).

GCA trials for U-23 women’s team

PANAJI: The selection trials to select Goa Under-23 women’s cricket team will be held on January 17 at 9.30 am at GCA Indoor grounds, Porvorim. Players should report to Anuradha Redkar. Players born on or after September 1, 1992 are eligible for selection. Players will have to carry their original birth certificate compulsorily.

Valpoi Union beat Sanquelim Gym

MARGAO: A brilliant 65 by Vishal Kanekar saw Valpoi Union beat Sanquelim Gymkhana by 27 runs in the GCA ‘B’ division league at Van- Mhavlinge grounds.