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Goa’s AWES organises multi-sport festival & Veteran’s get-together!

The Association for the Wellbeing of Elder Sportspersons (AWES) organised a multi-sport festival and get-together on Sunday that saw felicitation of over 40 sportspersons, aged 80 and above, for their contribution to sports. While football and athletics event for elder sportspersons was held at the Sinquetim sports complex, Navelim, the …

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AWES to joint organise Veterans Festival & Get-together!

The Association for the Wellbeing of Elder Sportspersons in association with BPS Sports Club, Margao and Enfermos Sports Club, Sinquetim, Navelim is organising a multi sports festival for veteran sportspersons 60 years and above. There will be team game of Football and Athletics at the Sinquetim Sports Complex, Navelim and …

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Goa’s Association for the Wellbeing of Elder Sportspersons (AWES) names new Managing Committee!

The Association for the Wellbeing of Elder Sportspersons (AWES) have announced that the following have been elected to the Managing Committee of AWES for the 2022-25 period. The elected Managing Committee are President: Derrick Pereira Vice-Presidents: 1. Avertano Furtado; 2. Vinod Parkot; 3. Joseph Dias 4. Wilfred D’Sousa Honorary General …

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Goa’s former sportspersons meet under AWES again on Sunday!

The Association for the Wellbeing of Elder Sportspersons (AWES) will organise its third annual get-together which will see former players, officials, administrators and media come under one roof and relive the glory days. For the last two years, former sportspersons have been gathering once every year to meet their teammates …

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2nd AWES Cup 2018 to kick off on Tuesday, August 28 at Vasco!

The new footballing season kicks off in Goa with the season opening 2nd AWES Cup kicking off tomorrow with the opening match between defending champions Dempo SC and FC Goa. After the success of the inaugural 12 team tournament at Duler Stadium last season, the second edition of the tournament …

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Second edition of AWES Cup to kick off on Tuesday!

Indian Super League semifinalists FC Pune City will be the big attraction for Goan football lovers at the second edition of the AWES Cup, organised by Association for the Wellbeing of Elder Sportspersons (AWES) in collaboration with the Sports Authority of Goa (SAG) and Dempo Sports Club (Juniors), at Tilak …

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Goa’s greats come together for AWES event to honour Monte Cruz!

Close to 30 years after he helped build the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium at Fatorda in Margao in a record time of just six months, former Goa sports minister Francisco Monte Cruz was left weeping tears of joy as former sportspersons, officials and administrators walked up to him and acknowledged …

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Goa’s AWES to felicitate Monte Cruz at annual get-together!

The Association for the Wellbeing of Elder Sportspersons (AWES) will have its second annual get-together of former players, officials and administrators at Coco Loco, Agassaim, on Sunday, April 8 from 11.30am onwards. The first of its kind get-together organised last year by AWES saw footballers come together and share wonderful …

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Goa Women’s 1977 heroes come together to celebrate historic triumph!

Goa’s historic triumph in the 1977 Women’s National Football Championship was relived on the same day 40 years later as the Association for the Wellbeing of Elder Sportspersons (AWES) and Agassaim Youth Club felicitated the heroes at the St Lawrence Church hall, Agassaim on Monday. Nineteen players came together on …

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Goa Women’s Team excited at upcoming Reunion after 40 years!

For those who were present at Panjim Gymkhana ground on November 6, 1977; the feeling must have been euphoric. Goa’s women slammed three goals past a hapless Bengal to emerge winners on the national football stage for the first time ever. It put Goa on the national map and convinced …

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