Sports, Football

Abahani win encounter with Mohammedan

Published : 27 Jan 2023 08:22 PM

Abahani Limited kept their supremacy over their arch rival Mohammedan Sporting CLub after winning their first encounter of the league Bangaldesh Premier League Football on Fridat.

Held at the Shaeed Dhirendranath Stadium, Cumilla, the home ground of Mohammedan, Peter and Daniel Collindres scored a piece in each half to win the match.

The defeat was another blow to Mohammedan, as they left the chance to improve their place from sixth to at least fourth after the sixth round.

The match of the two traditional rivals of the country’s football is always a different ball game when the win or defeat is a prestige concern to the fans rather than any aspects.     

However, Abahani put the rivals under pressure at their home ground taking lead early in the 12th minute and scored another one after the break to seal their fourth win out of seven.  

Mohammedan managed only six points from as many matches with only one win three draws and suffered two defeats.    

Peter Nworah led Abahani early on 12th minute when Daniel Colindres was close to his brilliant best as he gave a 2-0 away victory against bitter rivals Mohammedan.

Daniel Colindres was instrumental in Abahani's win the match, as he scored one and assisted the other goal for Peter.

The former world Cup player of the Costa Rica, made things for Abahani with his great individual skills, throughout the match.  

Colindres scored the winning goal when he found the back of the net on the stroke after half-time to extend the tally for the leaders to 2-0.

The defeat was another blow to Mohammedan, as they began the league with high hope to clinch the second position of the league of this season, as after the defeat their position just turned into seventh.

Though, they there are long way to go of the league with three matches left of the first leg and the all matches of the second leg.

If the traditional Black and White could bring changes with forming stronger side at the mid-window of inter-club players’ transfer, then they could hope for something better.