Abahani win three on the bounce


Abahani Limited Dhaka have now won three Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) matches on the trot. In their third BPL match, they defeated Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society (MFS) by 1-0 at Bangabandhu National Stadium on Saturday. 

Both sides failed to break the deadlock in the first half. Abahani were the more dominant team. Then in the second half, Abahani got their desired goal in the 79th minute.

The most successful BPL team and six-time BPL champions, Abahani were a shadow of themselves in the last three season. They won only one BPL title in the last three seasons. After getting knocked out from the Federation Cup semi-finals, Abahani’s big challenge is now to regain the league title. The men in sky-blues are moving forward one step at a time for their quest.

During Saturday’s match, Abahani’s supporters were worried as their team failed to score till the 78th minute. But in the end Abahani got the match winning goal through Bangladesh-Afghan duo. Jewel Rana scored from Afghanistan’s Masi Saighani’s pass.

At the end of three matches, Abahani are now level on points with reigning champions Bashundhara Kings with 9 points. Abahani are in the second position due to goal difference.