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Kings set up final clash against Sheikh Russel

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 2 December, 2022 12:00 AM
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Kings set up final clash against Sheikh Russel

Bashundhara Kings thrashed Bangladesh Police Football Club by 3-1 goals on Thursday to set up the Bashundhara Group Independence Cup 2022 final clash against Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra, scheduled on Monday.

Brazilian striker cum team captain Robson Robinho put the star-studded Kings ahead in the 13th minute from a penalty before Midfielder Rakib Hossain doubled the Kings’ lead in the 65th minute in Gopalganj.

Brazilian striker Dorielton scored the third goal for the winners in the 73rd minute before Police FC forward Edward scored the consolation goal in the stoppage time.

Defending champions Dhaka Abahani will take on Bangladesh Police FC in the place-deciding match in Munshiganj on Sunday. Meanwhile, the players carrying the Kings’ bus faced an accident on their way back to Dhaka from Gopalganj on the same day. All the players are safe although the bus was damaged in the accident.