Uttara shock Nofel in BCL opener

Sports Correspondent

8 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Former Bangladesh Premier League side, Nofel Sporting Club conceded a 0-1 goal defeat against newcomers Uttara Football Club in the opening match of Bangladesh Championship League 2020-21 at Bir Sherestha Shaheed Shipahi Mostafa Kamal on Sunday.

Forward Fuad Hasan netted the match-winner in the 55th minute for Uttara FC.

 With this match, the country’s second-tier soccer meet began after a long 20-month break.

Bangladesh Football Federation senior Vice-President and Professional Football League Committee Chairman Abdus Salam Murshedy MP, Dhaka-10 MP Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin, BFF General Secretary Abu Nayeem Shohag and several other guests were present in the inauguration program.

Farashgonj Sporting Club will face Fortis Football Club Ltd and Victoria Sporting Club will take on Swadhinata Krira Sangha at the same venue today.