Defending champions Dhaka Mohammedan SC earned a comfortable 4-0 goal victory against former champions Dhaka Abahani Limited in closing first phase match at the Maulana Bhasani National Stadium here on Wednesday.
With the well merited victory against their rival, Dhaka Mohammedan not only stayed in the league title race but also took revenge of their 0-1 defeat against Abahani Ltd in the Club Cup hockey tournament.
After the match, Mohammedan SC finished 2nd in the first phase league securing 30 points from eleven matches while Dhaka Limited went down to the 3rds place with 27 points from eleven encounters.
The Club Cup champions Dhaka Mariner Youngs’ Club dominated the league table with all-win record securing full 33 points from eleven league outings, beating both the Abahani and Mohammedan.
In the day’s match, Argentine forward Huakim Mennt struck twice in the 4th and 52nd minutes while Taswar Abbas and Rajib Das scored one goal each in the 32nd and 49th minutes respectively for the traditional black and white Mohammedan.
Earlier in the day’s other match, Victoria Sporting Club defeated Dilkusha Sc by 5-3 goals at the same venue Wednesday afternoon.
Belal scored four goals and Emon contributed one goal for Victoria SC while Ashique Mahmood Sagar scored two and Nazmul made one goal for Dilkusha SC.