Athletic

BPL Football: Sheikh Jamal beat Ctg Abahani 2-1; Uttar Baridhara upset Sheikh Russel 3-2

Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club beat giant killer Chittagong Abahani Ltd by 2-1 goals in the 12-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football 2021-22 at the Bir Shreshtha Ft . Lf Matiur Rahman Stadium in Munshiganj on Sunday.

Gambian striker Solomon Kings scored both the goals for the three times champions Sheikh Jamal DC in the 29th and 68th minutes.

Ctg Abahani’s Nigerian forward Peter Ebimobowei Thankgod, who played an important role in their creditable 3-2 victory over Dhaka Abahani, today margin one back in the 83rd minute.

In the day’s other match, coming from behind, Uttar Baridhara Club shocked former champions Sheikh Russel KC beating them by 3-2 goals at the Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni Stadium in Gopalganj .

Kyrgyz booter Aizar put Sheikh Russel KC ahead in the 8th minute while Guinean booter Ruti doubled the Russel margin just three minutes later (11th minute).

After trailing by 0-2 goals, Uttar Baridhara Club reorganized themselves and scored three goals in a row to earn their second win in seven matches.

Uzbek defender Fazilov netted the first goal for Uttar Baridhara in the 39th minute.

Source: United News of Bangladesh