Saif SC promoted to Premier League | 2017-01-09 |

Saif SC promoted to Premier League

Sports Reporter     9 January, 2017 12:00 AM printer

Saif Sporting Club have earned the right to play in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football after beating their main rivals Agrani Bank SC by 1-0 goal in their last match of the eight-team Marcel Bangladesh Championship League (BCL) at Bangabandhu National Stadium on Sunday.

Motin Miah scored the match-winning goal for Saif SC in the 23rd minute.

After the match, Saif SC topped the league table securing 26 points from all the 14 league encounters to be promoted to Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football along with Fakirerpool Youngmen’s Club, which bagged 24 points from 13 matches. Agrani Bank SC were out of the race with 20 points from 14 outings.

However, Fakirerpool Youngmen’s Club will play their last league match against Chittagong Mohammedan SC today to decide the league champions.