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BPL Football: Police come from behind to force draw against Mohammedan

Bangladesh Police came from a goal down to pull back a point in a 1-1 draw against Dhaka Mohammedan in the 20th round match of the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football 2020-21 Thursday.

Jafar Iqbal, the 21-year-old promising midfielder from Bandarban, put Mohammedan ahead in the 17th minute (1-0) and they maintained the lead till the 85th minute of the match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.

But Police FC’s Ivory Coast player Christian Kouakou scored four minutes before the final whistle to depart with a 1-1 draw against Mohammedan.

The victory gave fifth-placed Dhaka Mohammedan 33 points from 19 matches. Police remained at eighth spot with 19 points from 18 outings.

Bashundhara Kings stayed at the top of the table with 52 points from 19 matches.

Second-placed Sheikh Jamal earned 38 points from 17 encounters; Dhaka Abahani remained at third spot with 36 points from 18 outings.

In the remaining 20th round match on Friday, two former champions Dhaka Abahani and Sheikh Jamal DC will meet each other at 4pm at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.

Source: United News of Bangladesh