Sk Russel hold Abahani with late goal

Sports Correspondent

21 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Tajik defender Siyovush Asrorov scored a late goal as Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra held Dhaka Abahani Limited for a 1-1 draw in a crucial Bangladesh Premier League match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Saturday. 

Asrorov netted the equaliser for Sheikh Russel in the extra time (90+2 minutes) after forward Saad Uddin’s goal gave Dhaka Abahani a 1-0 lead in the 25th minute. 

Arambagh Krira Sangha finally opened their account in their ninth match of the league after they played a 4-4 draw with Uttar Baridhara Club in the day’s other exciting match at the Shaheed Ahsan Ullah Master Stadium in Tongi.

In the goal-fest game, Nigerian forward Christopher Chizoba, Ghanaian forward Sadick Adams, forward Nihat Zaman Ucchash and midfielder Md Sayde scored one goal each for Arambagh KS in the 13th, 23rd, 40th and 82nd minutes respectively.

For Uttar Baridhara, forward Sumon Reza netted a brace in the 53rd and 56th minutes while forwards Arif Hossen and Sujon Biswas added one each in the 15th and 58th minutes respectively.