Dhaka derby on Saturday

Sports Correspondent

26th June, 2021 09:46:23 PM printer

Dhaka derby on Saturday

Dhaka Abahani Limited will take on archrivals Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited in a high-voltage Bangladesh Premier League football match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today.

It will be the third time both teams face-off in the ongoing season as Dhaka Abahani beat Mohammedan by 3-0 in the first derby during Federation Cup last December.

In the second derby, both the sides finished 2-2 in their first-leg BPL match in January. 

Dhaka Abahani are currently placed second in the ongoing BPL with 32 points while Mohammedan are in fifth place with 28 points.

Abahani’s two key players Sohel Rana and Saad Uddin will miss the match due to their respective injuries while Mohammedan had to play without five players after they tested positive for the Covid-19.

The rivalry that started through Dhaka League in 1973 witnessed 129 matches till the date.


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