Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Soccer - Women Players of Goan origin for other countries


1) Victoria Correa - Parsons
- Won a bronze medal with Canada at the 2008 CONCACAF Women's Under-17 Championship in Trinidad & Tobago

2) Megan Dourado
- Represented Canada at the World University Games at Izmir, Turkey from Aug 10 to Aug 21, 2005

Scrabble Internationals from Goa

The following players from Goa (or of Goan origin) have represented India in international tournaments
Irineu Gonsalves
Rajiv Antao
Douglas Lobo
Anthony Gomes (also for Qatar in 2009)
Jacky Fernandes
Joe Rodrigues

Sherwin Rodrigues (albeit from Mumbai - Goan)

Players of Goan origin who have represented other countries
Ralph Lobo - Oman
Charles Carneiro - UAE

Marie Fernandes - Oman
Oswald Fernandes - Bahrain
Bobby Rozario - UAE
Allan Saldanha - UK
Norbert Saldanha - UAE
Dean Saldanha - UAE,Canada
Cecil Fernandes - Oman
Selwyn Lobo - UAE
Dielle Saldanha  - Canada
Dean Saldanha - Canada
Yvonne Lobo - Bahrain

Goans in Indian Taekwondo team to Vietnam

Peter Fernandes, treasurer of TAG was appointed Indian team coach while Tanvi Nadkarni, Senniel Gomes, Senia Gomes and Neha Thomas will participate in first Junior and second Senior Asian Poomsae Taekwondo from May 3 to 5 in Vietnam.

Tanvi Nadkarni will represent India in senior singles category and mixed pair category while Senniel Gomes, Sania Gomes and Neha Thomas will participate in first junior group event.

- O Heraldo, May 1, 2012