Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Francisco Clemente and Sharnifa Da Costa at the Macau Marathon

Marathon runners Francisco Clemente and Sharnifa Da Costa participated in the Macau Galaxy Entertainment International Marathon 2009 held on December 6.

Sharnifa da Costa finished 19th out of 202 runners in the half marathon. Was adjudged to have finished a joint 3rd in her age category of 24 - 26 years.

Francis Clemente finished 14th out of 977 in the full marathon.

Macau Marathon is a prestigious International event attracting participants from many European countries. Both the runners were accompanied by Ms Anita Maria Fernandes Rodrigues, who was the manager.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Soccer - International players of Goan origin for other countries


1) Thomas Pereira
8 senior international caps (1997 - 2003)
2 caps for Norway U21


1) Effie Antao
2) Oscar D'Mello - Goalkeeper
3) Saude George
4) Cajetan Fernandes
5) Alex Fernandes
6) Albert Castanha


1) Elton Fernandes - Canada U20

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

List of Karate Internationals

1) Uday Zambaulikar

2) Joseph Rodrigues

3) K Akhilesh

4) Vinaya Gaude

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Billiards/Snooker Internationals from Goa

1) Lenny Dias for Pakistan in 1987
2) Reuben Rebello for Uganda
3) Andy Lobo for Uganda

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Angela Abreu e Naik at the 4th World Taekwondo Poomsae Championship

Goa’s ace taekwondo exponent Angela Abreu e Naik donned India colours when she participated in the 4th World Taekwondo Poomsae championship in Cairo, Egypt, from November 30 to December 2.

Angela participated in the Masters event.

This was Angela’s fourth international participation, having earlier participated twice at Asian events in Taipei and Philipines and the world event in Hong Kong. She was the lone Goan in the 12-member India team.