Sheikh Russel rout Soccer Club
Former Champions Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra overpowered Soccer Club, Feni by 3-1 goals in their 15th round match of JB Bangladesh Premier League at MA Aziz Stadium in port city Chittagong on Friday.
The first half of the match remained goalless despite some attacks from both teams.
Md. Helal put Feni Soccer ahead in the 64th minute while Md. Rummon Hossain of Russel equalized the score in the 70th minute.
Russel took the lead through their midfielder Jean Jules Ikanga in the 84th minute and Rummon extended the lead to 3-1 in the 86th minute.
With the win Russel earned 15 points playing 15 matches while Feni Soccer remained with their previous 10 points playing 15 matches.
In the day’s first match at 3:00 pm, defending champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club smartly returned to the title race of the JB Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football beating home team Chittagong Abahani Limited by 1-0 goal in the Chittagong leg opener at the same venue.
Darboe Landing scored the all important goal in the 63rd minute of the match by an angular shot that kissed the net hitting the side bar (1-0).
By virtue of this well merited victory, Sheikh Jamal advanced to the 3rd slot in the 12-team league securing 25 points from 15 matches while Chittagong Abahani Limited remained at the 2nd place with 28 points from 15 encounters, despite the day’s defeat.
Dhaka Abahani Limited topped the list collecting 32 points from 14 outings.
Dhaka Mohammedan SC will play Team BJMC at 3:30 pm while Dhaka Abahani Limited will face Muktijoddha Sangsad KC at 6:15 pm today at the same venue.