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BPL Football: Bashundhara Kings, Sheikh Russell KC win

Star-studded Bashundhara Kings and Sheikh Russell Krira Chakra won their respective matches in the eleven-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football at two separate venues across the country on Friday.


Coming from behind, league champions Bashundhara Kings maintained their winning run in the league beating Muktijoddha Sangsad Krira Chakra by 3-1 goals at the Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni Stadium in Gopalganj Friday afternoon.


Burundi defender Selemani put the freedom fighters team Muktijoddha ahead in the 10th minute (1-0).


Brazilian striker Dorielton Gomes struck twice in the 36th and 45+1 minutes (2-1) while medio Matin Miah netted the other goal for the Kings in the 88th minute (3-1).


In the day’s other match, Independence Cup runners-up Sheikh Russell KC beat traditional Dhaka Mohammedan SC by 2-0 goals at their home ground –Bashundhara Sports Complex in Dhaka Friday afternoon.


Nigerian forward Sunday Udoh scored both the goals for Sheikh Russel KC in the 30th and 90+1 minutes.


Earlier, Sheikh Russell KC made a frustrating start after conceding 1-2 goals defeat against Bangladesh Police FC while Mohammedan SC made a good start in the league beating Muktijoddha Sangsad KC by 2-0 goals.


Source: United News of Bangladesh