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Abahani emerge group champions; Mohammedan runners-up

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 12th October, 2021 06:34:14 PM
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Defending champions Abahani Ltd Dhaka reached the semifinals of the ongoing Club Cup Hockey Tournament as Group A champions with an all-win record.

Elsewhere, Mohammedan Sporting Club Ltd also reached the semifinals as group runners-up of the tournament. 

Abahani crushed Ajax Sporting Club by 6-1 goals in their last group match at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium in the capital on Monday.

Arshad Hossain scored twice while Khorshadur Rahman, Hasan Jubair Niloy, Mohmmad Mohsin, Pushkor Khisa Mimo scored one goal each for the defending champions.

Sanjay Paswan netted the consolation goal for Ajax SC.

In the day’s other game, Mohammedan beat Police Sporting Club by 4-1 goals at the same venue.

Rajib Das scored two goals for Mohammedan while Mainul Islam Koushik and Ashraful Islam scored one goal each for the winning side while Police capatin Abdul Malek netted the solitary goal for his side.

Earlier, Abahani beat Police by 5-0 goals and Mohammedan by 1-0 goals. On the other hand, Mohammedan started their Club Cup campaign with an 8-2 goals win over Ajax.