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Mohammedan set to face Kings in Fed Cup semis

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 19 April, 2023 12:00 AM
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Mohammedan Sporting Club will face Bashundhara Kings in the first semifinal of the ongoing Bashundhara Group Federation Cup 2022-23 as they crushed Chattogram Abahoni by 4-1 goals in the third quarterfinal at the Shaheed Dhirendranath Datta Stadium in Cumilla on Tuesday.  

Kings earlier reached the semifinal beating Muktijoddha Sangsad Krira Chakra by 3-1 goals in the first quarterfinal at the Shaheed Bir Shrestha Flight Lieutenant Matiur Rahman Stadium in Munshiganj earlier this month.

However, the first semifinal between Mohammedan and Kings is scheduled to be held on May 9 at the Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani Stadium in Gopalganj.

In the day’s match, Malian forward Souleymane Diabate scored a brace in the 48th and 70th minutes after Nigerian forward Sunday Chukwuemeka Emmanuel and Uzbek midfielder Muzaffar Muzaffarov netted one goal each in the 20th and 35th minutes respectively.

Nigerian forward Candy Augustine reduced the gap for Ctg Abahoni converting a spot kick in the 77th minute of the game.