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Sk Russel reach Independence Cup semis

Sk Russel reach Independence Cup semis

Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra reached semifinals from Group B in the Independence Cup with a goalless draw against Soccer Club, Feni at Bangabandhu National Stadium in the capital on Tuesday.
In the 62nd minute, Ethiopian forward Fikru Teferra’s header went over the crosspiece on a curving corner of Monaem Khan Raju.
Sheikh Russell had another chance to move ahead in the 65th minute but Shakhawat Rony’s shot went straight to Soccer goalie Sujon Chowdhury.
Sk Russel reach Independence Cup semis
Soccer club were close to scoring in the 75th minute when Mohammed Parvej curved a cross to Iqbal Hossain Bhuiyan who failed to touch the ball properly.
After this draw, Russel took their tally to 10 points from 4 matches while Soccer earned 3 points from 4 matches.
The tourney will enjoy a holiday today to celebrate the Bangla New Year. The matches will begin again on Friday with Muktijoddha Sangsad Krira Chakra facing Uttar Baridhara Club at 5pm, followed by the match between Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society against Arambagh Krira Sangha at 7.15pm.

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