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Foreigners ensure big win for Mariners

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 9 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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Indian players Satyendra Kumar and Sujit Singh secured Mariner Young’s Club a massive 7-2 goals win over Bangladesh Sporting Club in their first match of the ongoing Club Cup Hockey Tournament at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium in the capital on Friday.

Two more Indian players -- Pardeep More and Avishek also played for Mariner but they didn’t score any goal for the team this day.  

Satyendra and Sujit last played in the national team in 2016 and 2018. Pradeep More was part of the Rio Olympic team while Avishek is the U-21 player of Indian team.

“They reached here this morning and participated in the match directly with their COVID-19 tests reports. It was their first match in Bangladesh and performed very well,” club general secretary Hasan Ullah Khan Rana told The Daily Sun on Friday. 

In the day’s other match, Sonali Bank Sports and Recreation Club beat Azad Sporting Club by 2-1 goals at the same venue.

Abahani Ltd will take on Mohammedan in a high-voltage group match today.