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Sport Digest, November 19, 2012

PUBLISHED : Monday, 19 November, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 19 November, 2012, 3:16am

Correa da Luz at thedouble for Tuen Mun

Mauricio Correa da Luz scored a brace to help Tuen Mun secure a 3-2 victory over WoFoo Tai Po in the quarter-final, first-leg clash of soccer's Canbo Senior Shield yesterday. Correa Da Luz struck in the fifth and 48th minute before Roberto Fronza scored a 84th minute penalty to seal the issue for the home side after Tai Po's Christian Annan had made it 2-1 in the 65th minute. Clayton Afonso scored a last-minute goal for Tai Po, but it was too late to help the New Territories side. The teams will play the second leg of the competition on Saturday at Tsing Yi Sports Ground. Unus Alladin

 

Lee comes up short in cycling title defence bid

Lee Wai-sze failed to defend her World Cup title in the women's sprint when she finished fourth in the second leg of the cycling series in Scotland. The 25-year-old, who clinched a gold in the opening leg in Cali, Colombia, last month, was beaten by Kristina Vogel of Germany in the semi-finals, losing both races in the best-of-three tie at Glasgow's Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome. In the bronze medal match-up, Lee lost 2-1 to Briton Rebecca James. In the men's omnium, Kwok Ho-ting came 11th overall while youngster Cheung King-lok, 21, finished 13th in the men's individual pursuit. Chan Kin-wa

 

Lippi takes Guangzhou to cup-league double

Marcello Lippi completed a league and cup double after Guangzhou Evergrande beat Guizhou Renhe yesterday to win the Chinese FA Cup. After drawing the first leg 1-1 in Guizhou, Chinese Super League side Guangzhou won the second leg 4-2 for an aggregate win of 5-3 at a packed Tianhe Stadium in their home city, a result which saw Lippi win only his second honour outside his native Italy. Lippi opened his overseas honours account after winning the mainland domestic league title with Guangzhou two weeks ago, having joined it as coach in a multi-million dollar deal in May. He coached Italy to the 2006 World Cup in Germany. AFP

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