The remaining matches of the country's most prestigious soccer meet, the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football' 2020-21, will resume in Dhaka on Wednesday (July 14).
Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) earlier postponed the heavyweight league temportely from July 2 due to contineous rainfall, unplayable condition of grounds, weather forecast reports and for the countrywide lockdown for Covid-19.
Due to existing Covid-19 situation, all the BPL matches will now be held at two venues in Dhaka --Banglabandhu National Stadium and Fortis Football Club ground in Badda.
On resuming day (Wednesday) of BPL, Sheikh Russel KC will play Muktijoddha Sangsad KC at 4 pm at the Banglabandhu National Stadium here.
On the following day (Thursday), Sheikh Jamal DC will meet Saif Sporting Club at the same time and same venue.
Before Eid-ul-Azha, only two matches will be held at new venue --Fortis FC ground-- on July 17 and 19. Rahmatganj MFS will face Bangladesh Police on July 17 while Saif SC will encounter Arambagh KS on July 19.
The league will continue till July 19 and will resume again on July 23 after three-day break for Eid festival.
In the BPL, star studded Bashundhara Kings poised for their 2nd league crown as they are comfortably dominated the league table as lone unbeaten team securing 49 points from 17 matches, 13 points ahead of their neatest rivals Dhaka Abahani Ltd, which bagged 36 points from 17 encounters.
Meanwhile, the BCL Football '2020-21 already began here from Tuesday (July 13) .
Earlier, the BFF also postponed the Women's Football League and the 3rd Division Football League matches from Thursday (July 1) for the inclement weather and for countrywide lockdown for Covid -19.