Sports, Football

Giants share points, Jamal defeat Rahmatganj

Published : 23 Feb 2024 09:23 PM

Holder Bashundhara Kings dropped points in the ABG Bangladesh Premier League football  when they played 1-1 draw with Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra on fridat

Held at the Bashundhara Kings Arena, Russel led the match with Lida scored on 46th minute.

Rakib Hossain levelled the Margin for Kings on 67th minute for 10-man Kings. Dorielton of Bashundhara Kings saw Red card on 41st.minute.     

In the other of the league, the arch rivals Mohammedan Sporting Club and Abahani Limited shared points after a 2-2 draw.

Held at the Rofique Uddin Bhuyan Stadium Mymensingh, riding a late penalty converted by Souleymane Diabate, Mohammedan Sporting came from two goals down to force Abahani Limited to share points when the latter led the match up to 67th minutes. 

Captain Diabte struck twice with converting two spot kicks to earn valuable point for Mohammedan.    

However, Abahani Limited, the six times champions of the Bangladesh Premier League football took the lead inside two minutes with Rocha making the early breakthrough to lead Abahani Limited in the very second minute (1-0). Stewart doubled the advantage for the Sky Blue on 55th minute (2-0). Mohammedan Sporting Club, who bounced back lately, reduced the margin on 68th minute through Souleymane Diabate converted the first penalty ((1-2).

Diabate, who salvaged Mohammedan in so many matches, scored the equalizer with netting another penalty on 87th minute to confirm at least one point. Mohammedan remained unbeaten in nine matches in a row after the 2-2 draw with Abahani. After the draw, Mohammedan still on second position with 17 points from nine outings from four wins and five draws when Abahani Limited collected 15 points from nine matches with four victories, three draws and two defeats. In the days’ another match at the Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani Stadium, Gopalgank, Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club also came from a goal down to defeat Rahmatganj MFS by 2-1. Rahmatganj, who suffered their second defeat out of nine matches, led the match with Konney scored on 20th minute. Higor levelled the margin for Sheikh Jamal five minutes before the interval and Khlmatov struck the winning goal on 64th minute. 

After winning the match Sheikh Jamal earned 13 points from nine matches with four wins, one draw and suffered four defeats and from as many matches Rahmatganj made their tally seven with as many draws and two defeats.