Six-time champions Dhaka Abahani came from two goals down to pull back a point in a 2-2 draw against three-time champions Sheikh Jamal in the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football 2020-21 Friday.
It was one-way traffic for almost the whole of the first 45 minutes as Sheikh Jamal came out firing on all cylinders at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.
Gambian striker Pa Omar Jobe gave them the lead in the 31st minute (1-0) while his compatriot Solomon King extended it in the 45th minute (2-0).
However, Abahani struck back twice through Nigerian player Sunday Chizoba and Haitian striker Kervens Belfort after the break.
Sunday got his name on the scoresheet in the 52nd minute (2-1), while Kervens restored parity three minutes before the final whistle (2-2).
Omar emerged as the second-highest goal scorer of the league along with Bashundhara Kings' Argentine booter Raul Becerra after adding to his tally Friday. Both players scored 16 goals each. Brazilian booter Robson Robinho of the Kings dominated scorer list with 18 goals.
The draw gave second-placed Sheikh Jamal 39 points from 18 matches. Dhaka Abahani remained at the third spot with 37 points from 19 outings.
Bashundhara Kings stayed at the top of the table with 52 points from 19 matches.