Sports, Football

Sanjida celebrates her goal for Kolkata East Bengal

Published : 06 Feb 2024 09:07 PM

Sanjida Khatun, earned a feat of scoring a goal as the first Bangladesh women booter to score goal for Kolkata East Bengal but her team was beaten to her compatriot Bangladesh national women’s football captain Sabina Khatun’s Kickstart Football Club by 3-1 in the ongoing Indian Women's League (IWL) in Kolkata on Monday.

Both the national booters are playing for two IWL outfits this year.

Sanjida, who made debut in IWL against Odisha FC last Tuesday, scored the lone goal for East Bengal in the 48th minute of the match. Bangladeshi poster girl Sanjida Akter scored the only goal for Kolkata East Bengal Club in the 48th minute by a brilliant free kick from about 40 yards in her 2nd appearance,  although her team conceded 1-3 goals defeat against Kickstart FC of Karnataka at the East Bengal Club ground. 

Aruna Bag, Sonia Marak and Karishma scored one goal each for Kickstart FC, which dominated the first half by 2-0 goals 

Bangladesh captain Sabina Khatun, who played for Sanjida's rivals team Kickstart FC in the Indian women's league in the day's match only for last few minutes, failed score any, despite playing three league matches.

In the seven-team Indian Women's League,  Sanjida Akter's East Bengal Club remained at the 6th slot securing only four points while Sabina Khatun's Kickstart FC are in the 3rd place collecting 17 points.