Bashundhara Kings finished third position in the
Federation Cup football as they came from behind beat Sheikh Russel Krira
Chakra by 2-1 goals in the place-deciding match held today (Tuesday) at
Bashundhara Sports Complex in the city.
In the day's match, Brazilian forward Robson and his compatriot Miguel
Figueira scored one each for Bashundhara while Ivorian midfielder Kpehi
Didier Brossou netted a lone goal for Sheikh Russel. The winners', however,
trailed the first half by 0-1 goal.
Didier put Sheikh Russel ahead early converting a spot kick in the eighth
minute while after the breather Bashundhara staged a brilliant fight back in
the match as Robson equalized the margin in the 85th minute.
Midfielder Miguel sealed the victory scoring the second goal for Bashundhara
in the 90+1st minute of the match.
The final of the Federation Cup will be held on May 30 at Shaheed
Dhirendranath Datta Stadium in Cumilla.
Earlier, Bashundhara Kings went down a 1-2 goal defeat to Mohammedan Sporting
Club Limited in the first semifinal while Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra suffered
a 0-3 goal defeat to Abahani Limited Dhaka in the second semis.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha