Athletic

BPL Football: Sheikh Jamal DC outplay Arambagh KS 4-1

Three times champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club earned a comfortable 4-1 goals victory over Arambagh KS in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Monday.

With the days feat Sheikh Jamal DC have secured six points from three matches while Arambagh KS remained at three points from four league outings.

All five goals of the match were scored by foreign booters.

Ivory Coast booter Ballo Famoussa scored two goals while Gambian Soloman Kings and Omar Jobe scored one goal each for Sheikh Jamal DC while Nigerian booter Eleta Kingsley scored the face-saving goal for Arambagh KS.

Sheikh Jamal dominated the match from very beginning. They took lead in the 21st minute when Ballo Famoussa opened the Sheikh Jamal account by a nice header off a Zahid cross (1-0).

Nigerain forward Eleta Kingsley leveled the margin for Arambagh KS in the 35th minute by a placing shot capitalizing on a long pass of Mustafa Mahmud (1-1).

Ballo Famoussa again put Sheikh Jamal ahead in the 45th minute scoring his 2nd goal by a volley off a pass of Gambian forward Soloman Kings (2-1).

Sheikh Jamal continued their attacking football in the 2nd half too.

Sheikh Jamal got penalty in the 51st minute but Arambagh goal-keeper Rakibul Islam Shawon nicely saved his castle foiling penalty kick of Soloman Kings.

Five minutes later Soloman Kings further extended the Sheikh Jamal lead by a low header (3-1).

Sheikh Jamal sealed the fate of the match in the 75th minute when their Gambian Omar Jobe goal scored the 4th goal (4-1).

Source: United News of Bangladesh