Category Archives: Goa Sports

Goa eyes football for socio-economic development of state

Goa wants football to be a catalyst for the socio-economic development in the state. The Goa Football Development Council (GFDC), organisers of a two day football-specific conference, due to be held here later this month, said Friday that the state government will unveil its much awaited football policy for the state during the conference which […]

BITS Pilani Goa Campus all set to host SPREE 2013

From 28th of February to the 3rd of March, over 2000 students from 800 colleges from all over India take a break from the rigors of academics to plan their itinerary in Goa. The occasion? Spree 2013. The annual sports festival SPREE 2013 of┬áBITS Pilani Goa Campus. With events spanning the entire spectrum of sport, […]

Five youngsters from Goa selected for Barcelona tournament

Five under-12 footballers from Goa have been selected to be part of FCBEscola Delhi NCR, FC Barcelona’s official football academy in India, to play in the International FCBEscola Tournament, to be held from Mach 25 to March 28 in Barcelona. Flan Gomes, Bevan Monteiro, Ayan Lall, Shanon Viegas and Samward Pereira were selected by FCBEscola […]

Sri Lankan cricket team to play in Goa Premier League

Three outstation cricket teams, including a Sri Lankan outfit, will be the highlight of the Goa Professional League (GPL) which will kick off Feb 23, the organiser said. Speaking to reporters, Goa Cricket Association chief Vinod Fadke said playing with international players would give exposure to Goan cricketers, very few of whom get opportunities to […]

Goa Beach Soccer: Beach soccer to kickstart in Goa on Tuesday

Goa Football Development Council chairman Dr Rufino Monteiro said beach soccer is presenting a fresh opportunity to football enthusiasts to participate in an exciting new sport in a professional capacity. Around 64 teams will take part in the first All India Barefoot Beach Soccer that will get underway on Tuesday at Calangute Beach in North […]