Dhaka Mohammedan SC reached the quarterfinal of the season’s curtain raiser soccer meet, the Bashundhara Group Independent Cup Football 2022 from Group A beating Fortis Football Club by 3-1 goals at the Shaheed Dhirendranath Dutta Stadium in Cumilla on Thursday.
This was the 2nd consecutive win for the Dhaka Mohammedan SC in the meet after beating Bangladesh Navy by 2-0 goals in their first match.
Mohammedan will play Sheikh Russel KC on November 21 to decide the Group A champions.
In the day's match, all the four goals were scored in the first half.
Mali striker Souleymane Diabate put the traditional black and white team ahead in the 6th minute (1-0) while Brazlian forward Luis Carlo leveled the margin for Fortis FC in the 14th minute (1-1).
Mohamedan again took lead in the 26th minute by a goal from Brazilain player Oliveira 2-1) and local booter Jafor further sounded the Mohammedan margin in the 39th minute (3-1).
In the day's other match, Sheikh Russel KC tasted the first victory in the tournament beating all losers Bangladesh Navy by 2-0 goals at Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni Stadium in Gopalganj on Thursday
Sheikh Russel KC played 1-1 draw with Fortis FC in their first appurtenance.
In the day's match, Ibrahim scored for the Sheikh Russel KC in the very 2nd minute while Mapuku confirmed the Sheikh Russel victory scoring one more goal in the 12th minute.