Former Federation Cup champions Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra Ltd will take on Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society in the third quarterfinal of the ongoing Bashundhara Group Federation Cup today.
The match kicks off at the Bir Shreshta Shaheed Sepoy Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur at 4:30pm.
Sheikh Russel entered into the quarterfinals beating Dhaka Abahani by 13-12 goals in a thrilling penalty shootout as the match was ended in a 1-1 in the stipulated 90-minute.
Besides, Sheikh Jamal also entered into the quarterfinals after beating Rahamatganj by 5-4 goals in the penalty shootout as their match also ended in a 1-1 in the stipulated 90-minute. Elsewhere, Dhaka Mohammedan Sporting Club Ltd entered into the semifinals of the tournament beating Chattogram Abahoni Ltd by 2-1 goals in the first quarterfinal on Sunday.
After a barren first-half, Ctg Abahoni got a blow as their midfielder Arafat Hossain struck an own goal in the 65th minute which handed their opponents a 0-1 lead.
However, midfielder Shaiar Emon made it 2-0 for Mohammedan in the 74th minute of the game. Just a few minutes before the final whistle, Nigerian forward Ebimobowei Thankgod netted a consolation goal for Ctg Abahoni 2-1 in the 90th minute.
In the day’s second quarterfinal, Saif Sporting Club reached the semifinals beating newcomers Swadhinata Krira Sangha by 2-0 goals at the same venue.