Goa vs Bengal: Santosh Trophy 2017 Final Preview

GOA: The hosts Goa welcome Bengal in the final of the 71st National Football Championship for 2017 Santosh Trophy on Sunday, in a similar scenario of the 2009 final which saw Goa’s victory over Bengal. Two unbeaten sides face each other in the biggest game of the competition. Goa will be chasing for their 6th title while Bengal […]

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Santosh Trophy: Goa beat Kerala to enter final

GOA: Goa lived up to the home crowd’s expectations as they charged into the final of the 71st Santosh Trophy by rolling over Kerala 2-1 in the second semi-final played at GMC Stadium in Bambolim on Thursday. In a match where both teams were looking to grab a win to seal their place in the final, hosts Goa […]

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Santosh Trophy: Bengal shootout Mizoram for final spot

  GOA: Goalkeeper Sankar Roy emerged the hero for Bengal as he saved two penalties against Mizoram and ensured his team’s passage in the final of 71st National Football Championship for 2017 Santosh Trophy on Thursday. The first semi-final of the competition at GMC Stadium in Bambolim saw both sides level at 0-0 till the end of 120 minutes […]

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Meghalaya sink Services 2-0; Bengal enters knockout phase of Santosh Trophy

  GOA: Meghalaya put up a precise performance on Saturday to beat defending champions Services 2-0 in a Final Round Group B game of  the 71st National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy 2017. Meghalaya, who suffered consecutive defeats against Goa and Bengal respectively, propelled by two strikes in either half by Dibinroy Nongspung and Bisharlang Kharumnuid at Tilak Maidan […]

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Kerala rally to hold Punjab 2-2 in Santosh Trophy

GOA: Kerala erased a two goal deficit to hold Punjab 2-2 in a Final Round Group B fixture of the 71st National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy on Friday at GMC Stadium in Bambolim. After a barren first session, Punjab went ahead in the 49th minute when Kerala’s Sherin Sam put the ball into his own net […]

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Bengal, Goa play out goalless in Santosh Trophy final round

  GOA: Bengal were unlucky to be held to a goalless draw by the hosts Goa in a Final Round Group A fixture of the 71st National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy on Thursday at GMC Stadium in Bambolim. Having dominated the entire game, Bengal fell short of converting the numerous chances that fell their […]

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