Dhaka, August 3: Chittagong Abahani defeated Dhaka Mohammedan 1-0 in the ‘Saif Power Battery Bangladesh Premier League 2017’ at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Thursday.
The boys from Chittagong Abahani managed to break the deadlock in the 68th minute of the match when forward Towhidul Alam Sobuj cracked a powerful right footer from a pass off Sohel Rana in the opposition’s dugout. Mohammedan’s custodian Mamun khan managed to fist the ball, but unmarked Sobuj again hit the back of the net with precise sliding right footer (1-0).
Both the teams were reduced to ten men in the 87th minute as Jahid Hossain of Abahani and Faisal Mahmood of Mohammedans were sent off for a heated conversation on the pitch.
Chittagong Abahani beat Farashganj 2-0 in their first match and it is the second straight loss for the Mohammedans.
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