Athletic

Fed Cup Football: Mohammedan reach semifinal eliminating Ctg Abahani

Dhaka Mohammedan SC reached the semifinal of the Bashundhara Group Federation Cup Football Tournament ’21 eliminating Chittagong Abahani Limited by 2-1 goals in the first quarter-final at the Bir Shreshta Shaheed Shipahi Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur on Sunday.

Mohammedan SC took the lead in the 65th minute with a gifted goal when Abahani midfielder Arafat Hossen sent the ball to his own net (1-0).

Defender Emon Khan widened the Black and Whites margin in the 74th minute (2-0).

Nigerian forward Ebimobowei Thankgod reduced the margin for the former finalists Chittagong Abahani in the 90th minute of the match (2-1).

The 10th time champions Dhaka Mohammedan SC will play the first semifinal on January 6 against the winners of Saif SC and Swadhinata KS, who will play each other in the 2nd quarterfinal Sunday night at the same venue.

The 3rd quarterfinal between Sheikh Russel KC and Rahmatganj MFS and the 4th quarterfinal between Sheikh Jamal DC and Dhaka Abahani Ltd will be held on Monday at the same venue.

Source: United News of Bangladesh