Dhaka Abahani becomes runners-up


Abahani Limited Dhaka become runners-up in the Bangladesh Premier League football beating Lieutenant Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club by 3-0 goals held today (Friday) at Shaheed Dhirendranath Datta Stadium in Cumilla.

In the day's match, Nigerian-born Bangladesh forward Eleta Kingsley, his compatriot Emeka Ogbugh and Costa Rican forward Daniel Colindres scored one goal each for Abahani Limited, who led the first half by 2-0 goals.

Kingsley put Abahani Limited ahead in the 23rd minute while Emeka doubled the lead scoring the second goal in the 45+2nd minute of the match.

After the breather, Colindres completed the tally scoring the third goal for Abahani Limited in the 48th minute of the match.

The six times league champions Abahani Limited completely dominated the entire proceeding and notched their deserving victory on the day while Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club were totally off-colored.

The day's win saw, the popular sky blue Dhanmondi outfit Abahani Limited secured 37 points from 18 matches. Losing the remaining two matches in the league will not affect the second position.

On the other hand, Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club remained at their previous credit of 21 points playing 17 outings.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha