Six time champions Dhaka Abahani Limited Limited became runners up in the 12-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football crushing three times champions Sheikh Jamal DC by 5-0 goal at Shaheed Direndranath Dutta Stadium in Cumilla on Tuesday. Local striker Nabib Newaj Jibon struck twice ( 77th and 82nd minutes), local forward Emon Mahmud (5th minute), Brazilian booter Raphael Augusto (38th minute) and Russian World Cup playing Costa Rica booter Daniel Colindres (42nd minute) scored one each for Abahani, which dominated the first half by 3-0 goals. With the day's well merited victory, Dhaka Abahani finished runners up with two matches to spare securing 44 points from 20 matches while Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club remained at 4th slot with their previous credit of 34 points, playing 20 ties In the remaining two matches, Dhaka Abahani will play fresh hattrick champions Badhundhara Kings on July 25 and meet lowly Uttara Baridhara Club on July 31 results of which will not affect their runners-up position. Read: Bashundhara lift BPL title for 3rd time in a row beating Saif Earlier on Monday, Bashundhara Kings earned a rare feat of clinching the hattrick title of BPL Football after Dhaka Abahani, which won the BPL title for a record six times, including first three times in row in the year 2007, 2008-2009, 2009-2010. Bashundhara Kings, which was deprived of the season's two major soccer trophies--Independence Cup and Federation Cup Football, assured the ongoing 12-team league crown in the 20th round match on Monday securing 51 points with 16 win, three draw and lone defeat against newcomers Swadhinata KS in the league opener. However, the King will play remaining two league matches against Dhaka Abahani Ltd on July 24 and Sheikh Jamal DC on July 30, results of which will not affect their league championship.
Dhaka Mohammedan returned to winning ways in the 12-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football after outplaying three times champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi 3-1 at the Shaheed Dhirendranath Datta Stadium in Cumilla Monday. Mohammedan suffered a 2-4 defeat against their arch-rivals Dhaka Abahani in their last match at the same venue Wednesday. In the day's match, local midfielder Sheikh Morsalin put Mohammedan ahead in the 34th minute (1-0). Also read: FIFA Women's Football: Bangladesh draw 0-0 with Malaysia to win series Sheikh Jamal restored parity in the 38th minute when Mohammedan's Malian striker Souleymane Diabate scored an own goal while trying to block a dangerous shot (1-1). However, Souleymane compensated for his mistake by scoring two goals in the 43rd and 83rd minutes, both from penalties (3-1). Despite Monday's win, Mohammedan remained at the sixth spot in the league table, securing 25 points from 17 matches. Sheikh Jamal remained at the fourth spot with 30 points from as many matches. Also read: BPL Football: Bashundhara Kings beat Sheikh Russel 3-2 Defending champions and table topper Bashundhara Kings secured 44 points from 17 matches, nine points ahead of the second-placed Dhaka Abahani. Six times champions Dhaka Abahani earned 35 points from 16 matches and third-placed Saif DC secured 30 points from 16 matches.
Coming from behind twice, holders Bashundhara Kings beat lowly Muktijoddha Sangsad KC by 3-2 goals in the 12-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football at the Bir Shreshtha Matiur Rahman Stadium in Munshiganj Saturday afternoon. In the day's other matches, six times champions Dhaka Abahani Limited beat Rahmatganj MFS by 2-1goals, three times champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club tasted first defeat losing to Police FC 0-1 while Saif SC beat Sheikh Russel KC 1-0 After the day's 14th round matches, Bashundhara Kings further consolidated their solo lead in the league table securing 35 points, Dhaka Abahani Ltd followed the leader distantly collecting 31 points while Sheikh Jamal DC went down in the race with 27 points. In Munshiganj, Burundi forward Sudi Abdallah put the freedom fighters team Muktijoddha ahead in the 17th minute to dominate the first half by 1-0 goal Also Read: 14th round of BPL Football begins Saturday; holders Kings to play Muktijoddha day one Brazilian playmaker cum striker Robson Robinho restored the parity for the last two time champions Bashundhara Kings just three minutes after the breather (1-1). Sudi Abdallah again put Muktijoddha ahead in the 60th minute scoring his 2nd goal (2-1) But Nigerian origin fresh Bangladeshi citizen Eleta Kingsley again leveled the Kings margin in the 73rd minute (2-2). Local forward Sumon Reza relived the Basundhara Kings from huge tension scoring the match- winning goal in the 80th minute (3-2). At the Sylhet District Stadum, defender Mehedi Hasan Royal scored first for sky-blue Dhanmondi outfit Abahani in the 13th minute while midfielder Jewel Rana scored the 2nd goal for Dhaka Abahani in the 22nd minute (2-0). Mesbahuddin scored the lone goal for Rahmatganj MFS in the stoppage time (90+2 minute) of the match (2-1). In the day's another match, Sheikh Jamal DC tasted first defeat after 13 matches as they suffered 0-1 goal losses against Bangladesh Police FC at the Muktijoddha Smriti Stadium in Rajshahi. Local forward Mohamad Sheikh Bablu scored the match deciding goal for Police FC in the 62nd minute with the frustration of Sheikh Jamal (1-0) In the days other match, Saif Sporting Club advanced to the 4th slot in the league table after Bashundhara Kings, Dhaka Abahani and Sheikh Jamal DC bagging 24 points beating former champions Sheikh Russel KC by 1-0 goal at the Bashundhara Sports Complex here. Defender Riyadul Hasan Rafi scored the all-important goal for Saif SC in the 61st minute (1-0).
Another matchwinning knock by Nurul Hasan Sohan guided his team Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club to their maiden title in the Dhaka Premier League on Tuesday beating Abahani Limited by four wickets. In pursuit of 230 in Mirpur, Sheikh Jamal lost five wickets before posting 100 runs on the board. Nurul Hasan, the captain of Sheikh Jamal, came to the wicket at number seven and ended up winning the match scoring 81 off 81 balls with eight fours and two sixes. On the seventh wicket, Ziaur Rahman and Nurul added 82 runs, to guide their team to an imperious record-making win. For Abahani, Mohammad Saifuddin scalped two wickets. Earlier, Abahani posted 229 for six in 50 overs with the fifty of Towhid Hridoy. Wicket-keeper batter Jaker Ali was the second-highest runs scorer for them with 47. Saifuddin, the right-handed allrounder, posted 44 off just 33 balls with five sixes as well. For Sheikh Jamal, Ziaur Rahman scalped two wickets. With this win, Sheikh Jamal secured 24 points from 12 wins in 14 matches so far in the league. They still have a match to play. But even a defeat in the last match won’t be able to change their top place. The team that has the second-highest points- 20 points- is Legends of Rupganj. READ: Former South Africa cricket captain Smith cleared of racism In the other fourth-round matches of the Super League phase of Dhaka League, Legends of Rupganj beat Gazi Group Cricketers by 196 runs. Sabbir Rahman hit 90 for Rupganj while Shakib Al Hasan scored 59 off 26 balls. Riding on their batting performance, Rupganj posted 293 for 9 wickets in 50 overs. In reply, Gazi Group tumbled for 97 with Chirag Jani bagging five wickets for Rupganj. Sabbir won the player of the match award. In another match of the day, Prime Bank Cricket Club beat Rupganj Tigers Cricket Club by 10 wickets riding on the centuries of Anamul Haque Bijoy and Tamim Iqbal. These two have come up with an opening partnership of 234 runs. And with the century in this match, Anamul completed 1000 runs in this league. Anamul’s 1000 is now the best batting performance in Dhaka League since it attained the List-A status in 2013.
Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club beat giant killer Chittagong Abahani Ltd by 2-1 goals in the 12-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football 2021-22 at the Bir Shreshtha Ft . Lf Matiur Rahman Stadium in Munshiganj on Sunday. Gambian striker Solomon Kings scored both the goals for the three times champions Sheikh Jamal DC in the 29th and 68th minutes. Read:BPL Football: Bashundhara Kings beat Mohammedan 2-0; consolidate top slot Ctg Abahani's Nigerian forward Peter Ebimobowei Thankgod, who played an important role in their creditable 3-2 victory over Dhaka Abahani, today margin one back in the 83rd minute. In the day's other match, coming from behind, Uttar Baridhara Club shocked former champions Sheikh Russel KC beating them by 3-2 goals at the Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni Stadium in Gopalganj . Kyrgyz booter Aizar put Sheikh Russel KC ahead in the 8th minute while Guinean booter Ruti doubled the Russel margin just three minutes later (11th minute). Read:BCL Football: BFF Academy beat Gopalganj 2-0 After trailing by 0-2 goals, Uttar Baridhara Club reorganized themselves and scored three goals in a row to earn their second win in seven matches. Uzbek defender Fazilov netted the first goal for Uttar Baridhara in the 39th minute.
Dhaka Abahani Limited smartly moved into the semifinals of the Bashundhara Group Federation Cup Football Tournament ’21 crushing Sheikh Jamal DC by 6-0 goals in the last quarter-finals at Bir Shreshta Shaheed Shipahi Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur Monday evening. Former champions Dhaka Abahani Limited will play Saif SC in the semifinal on Thursday (Jan 6) while Mohammedan SC will face Rahmatganj MFS in the other semis on the same day. In the day’s last quarterfinal, Brazilian striker Dorielton Gomes and local forward Nabib Newas Jibon struck two goals each while captain Raphael Augusto of Brazil and Daniel Colindres of Costa Rica netted one goal each for the popular sky-blue Dhanmondi outfit Abahani, which dominated the first half by 2-0 goals. Earlier, Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society reached the semifinal shocking Sheikh Russel KC by 4-3 goals in the extra time as the 3rd quarter-final match between them was locked in 3-3 goals in the stipulated period at the same venue. Later, the fate of the match was decided in the extra session and local striker Ashraful Islam guided them team to the semifinal scoring match winner in the 119th minute with the frustration formidable Russel KC. READ: Bangamata Football: Nilphamari emerge group champions beating Rangpur In the day’s match, Ghanian forward Philip Tettey struck twice in the 28th and 45+3 minutes, Nigerian striker Sunday Chizoba and local forward Ashraful Islam netted one goal each for the old Dhaka outfit Rahmatganj MFS in the 89th and 119th minutes respectively. On other hand, Brazilian medio Thiago Amaral, Kyrgyz defender Aizar Akmatov and Brazilian forward Ailton Rosa scored one each for the Sheikh Russel KC in the 63rd, 82nd and 84th minutes respectively. READ: Fed Cup Football: Rahmatganj reach semis eliminating Sheikh Russel 4-3
Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club just inches away from league runners up beating Rahmatganj MFS by 1-0 goal in the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football' 2020-21 at the Banglabandhu National Stadium (BNS) here on Tuesday. Mohammad Nurul Absar scored the match-winner in the 27th minute of the match. With the day's victory, Sheikh Jamal DC almost assured the league runners up position securing 49 points from 23 matches while Rahmatganj MFS are in the 9th slot with 22 points from 23 encounters. In the day's a other match, Dhaka Mohammedan SC defeated Muktijoddha Sangshad KC by 2-0 goals at the Army Stadium in Banani. Mohammedan took lead in the 30th minute by a gifted goal when Minhajul of Muktijoddha sent the ball to his own net . Mohammed Atikuzzaman doubled Mohammedan margin scoring one more goal in the 33rd minute. Despite the day's feat, Mohammedan SC remained at the 4th slot in the league table collecting 43 points from 23 matches while Freedom fighter team Muktijoddha are in the 10th slot with 19 points from 23 encounters. READ: AFC Cup: Kolkata Mohun Bagan emerge group D champions playing 1-1 with Bashundhara Kings In the day's other match, Saif SC managed a 2-0 victory over Bangladesh Police FC at BNS. Faisal Ahmed Fahim and Kenneth Ikechukwu scored one goal each for Saif SC, one in each half. Saif SC are in the 5th place securing 41 points from 22 outings while Police FC are in the 8th slot with 25 points from 23 encounters. The day's other league match between my two relegated teams, Arambagh KS beat Brothers Union by 1-0 goal scored by Islomjan in the 32nd minute. READ: BPL Football:Sheikh Russel KC crush Uttar Baridhara Club 5-1 Arambagh KS bagged eight points and Brothers Union Club seven points, playing 23 matches each.
Three-time champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club brightened their chance to become runners-up in the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football beating Bangladesh Police FC by 2-1 at the Banglabandhu National Stadium on Monday. By virtue of the day's victory, Sheikh Jamal DC have secured 45 points from 21 matches to take a clear five points lead against their contenders Dhaka Abahani Ltd and Chittagong Abahani Ltd, both bagged 40 points each from 21 encounters. Police FC remained at the 8th slot securing 22 points from 21 outings. Star studded Bashundhara Kings smartly clinched the league title earlier with four matches to spare and presently raised their tally to 58 points from 21 matches. In the day's match, all the three goals were scored in the first half. READ: Ctg Abahani edge Brothers in last-minute BPL thriller Kyrgyzstan booter Murolim Ahmedov put the Police FC ahead in the 19th minute (1-0) . But Sheikh Jamal DC was lucky enough to level the margin four minutes later (23rd minute) by a gifted goal when Police defender Jahangir Alam Sajeeb sent the ball to his own net (1-0). Finally, Gambian winger Suleiman Sillah scored the match-decider for Sheikh Jamal DC in the 38th minute of the match (2-1). In the day's other league match, Uttar Baridhara Club defeated bottom placed Arambagh KS by 1-0 at the Kamalapur Stadium Monday afternoon. Midfielder Rashedul Islam Shuvo scored the match winner for Baridhara Club in the 35th minute (1-0). READ: BPL: With title race over, Saif SC shock Dhaka Abahani With the day's feat. Uttar Baridhara Club advanced to the 9th place in the league table collecting 19 points from 21 ties while Arambagh KS remained at the bottom with five points from 21 matches.
Brazilian duo Robinho and Fernandes guided Bashundhara Kings to clinch the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football 2020-21 crown with four matches to spare beating three-time champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club by 2-0 goals at the Banglabandhu National Stadium here Monday. With the day's victory, star studded Bashundhara Kings confirmed their 2nd BPL title securing 55 points from 20 matches. Their league crown will not hamper in case of conceding defeats in all the remaining four matches. This is the 2nd major title for the Kings in the ongong season after winning the season' s curtain raiser meet Federation Cup Football. Kings Women's Football team also clinched the premier league football title few days back. Also read: Muktijoddha, Baridhara share points in goalless BPL draw It will be a huge morale boost up for the Kings before participating this month's AFC Cup Football in the Maldives. After the day's defeat, Sheikh Jamal DC out of the title race with their previous credit of 39 points from 19 encounters and joined the runners-up battle with six-time champions Dhaka Abahani Ltd, which bagged 40 points from 20 outings. In the day's vital match, Brazilian forward Robson Robinho put the Kings ahead in the 20th minute utilising a Fernandes pass (1-0) while Brazilian midfielder Jonathon Fernandes sealed the fate of the match scoring the 2nd goal in the 62nd minute, off a Bishwanath pass (2-0). With the day's feat, Robinho dominated the scorer list in the league scoring highest 19 goals. Also read: BPL Football: Sheikh Jamal, Dhaka Abahani settle for 2-2 In the day's other match, six times champions Dhaka Abahani Ltd advanced to the 2nd slot in the league table toppllng Sheikh Jamal DC crushing bottom placed Arambagh KS by 6-1 goals at the same venue Monday evening. Jewel Rana made a hattrick for the traditional sky blue Dhanmondi outfit Abahani scoring three goals in the 19th, 21st and 90+1 minutes, Nigerian booter Sunday Chizoba, Faisal Ahmed Shitol and Sohel Rana netted one goal each for the winners in the 42nd, 68th and 88th minutes respectively . Uzbek midfielder Dilshod Nazirov scored the consolation goal for Arambagh in the 79th minute . After the match, Dhaka Abahani Ltd moved up to the 2nd slot collecting 40 points from 20 matches while mediocre Arambagh KS remained at bottom in the 13-team league and are struggling to avoid relegation securing five points from 19 encounters.
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). Read: BPL Football: Sheikh Jamal move to 2nd slot beating Sheikh Russel 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. READ: BPL Football: Ctg Abahani hand Bashundhara Kings first defeat 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.