Bangladesh Football Federation will arrange the upcoming AFC Cup 2019 match between Abahani Limited Dhaka and India’s Chennaiyin FC at the Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka on Wednesday, May 15.
Ahead of the match, a press conference was held in the conference room of the BFF House (2nd floor) in Motijheel, Dhaka at 12:30pm on Tuesday, May 14.
The press conference was attended by Chennaiyin FC’s head coach John Gregory and star player Francisco Fernandez and Abahani Ltd. Dhaka’s head coach Mario Lemos and star striker Nabib Newaz Ziban.
Mario and Ziban both recognized that this match is crucial for the Sky Blues to stay in contention for becoming the group champions and qualify for the next stage.
“We need to win the match and so we want to play the best football we can,” said Mario.
On the other hand, Chennaiyin FC head coach John Gregory stated that the match will be very competitive as both the teams are very strong.
Abahani’s fourth Group E match of AFC Cup 2019 will kick-off at 7:00pm at the Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka on Wednesday, May 15.
Chennaiyin currently top the group with 7 points from 3 games whereas Abahani are second with 4 points.
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