Abahani down Chennaiyin

Sports Correspondent

15th May, 2019 10:27:04 printer

Dhaka Abahani clinched a magnificent win in their Group E match of the AFC Cup’2019 against Chennaiyin FC by 3-2 goals at Bangabandhu National Stadium in the capital on Wednesday.

Chennaiyin FC took the lead early in the match on the 6th minute courtesy of a sensational goal from their star forward CK Vineeth.

But Abahani restored parity in the match with a stunner from their Haitian recruit Kervens Belfort who scored on the 64th minute.

Abahani unleashed a barrage of attacks on Chennaiyin front and finally were able to take the lead on the 69th minute as their Afghan forward Masih Saighani netted a goal. Abahani turned the table with the help of their ace local forward Mamunul Islam on the 88th minute of the match.