BPL Football: Dorielton’s hattrick guides Dhaka Abahani to share top slot

A brilliant hattrick by Brazilian striker Dorielton Gomes guided six-time champions Dhaka Abahani Ltd to share the top slot in the 12-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football outplaying Rahmatganj MFS by 3-0 goals at the

Shaheed Ahsanullah Master Stadium in Tongi on Sunday.

Brazilian striker Dorielton Gomes scored all the three goals in a span of only six minutes –40th, 43rd and 45+1 minutes–to score the season’s first hattrick for the Independence and Federation Cup champions Dhaka Abahani.

Rahmatganj MFS managed a golden opportunity to reduce the margin in the 72nd minute, but their Nigerian striker Sunday Chizoba spoiled a penalty sending the spot kick to Abahani custodian.

With the day’s well merited victory, the popular sky-blue Dhanmondi outfit Abahani dominated the league table with three times champions and last time runners-up Sheikh Jamal DC with unbeaten record securing seven points from three outings.

The old Dhaka outfit Rahmatganj MFS remained at the bottom of the league table with empty hand playing three matches.

In the day’s other match, Saif Sporting Club tasted the first defeat in their 3rd league match losing to Sheikh Russel KC by O-1 goal at the Bir Shreshtha FL. Lt Matiur Rahman Stadium in Munshiganj.

Kyrgyzstani defender Aizar Akmatov scored the match winner for former champions Sheikh Russel KC in the 39th minute from a penalty (1-0).

With the day’s maiden defeat, Saif SC went down to 2nd slot in the league table with defending champions Bashundhara Kings collecting six points each from three matches while Sheikh Russel KC is in the 5th slot with unbeaten run securing five points from three encounters .

Source: United News of Bangladesh