Holders Usha KC and Abahani advanced to Wednesday's final of the UCB Club Cup Hockey Tournament after thrashing their respective rivals in the semifinals at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday.
Usha rooted Sonali Bank 5-1, with two goals from Mamunur Rahman Chayan and one each from Jahid Bin Talib, Rimon Kumar and Belal Hossain to set up a repeat of last season's final against Abahani, who had outplayed Ajax SC 7-0 in the first match of the day. Manik scored a consolation goal for Sonali Bank.
Earlier, two-time champions Abahani raced to 3-0 in the first half before scoring four more in the second. Khorshedur Rahman, Deen Islam, Hasan Jubair, Sheikh Nannu, Romman Sarker, Pushkor Khisha and Raihan Uddin scored one each.