Abahani, Army in final
Abahani and Bangladesh Army confirmed their berth in the final at the Victory Day Hockey Competition, after the two title contenders fought out a 4-4 draw at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday.
Pushkor Khisha Mimo scored twice for newcomers Abahani while Hasan Jubayer Niloy and Mahbubur Rahman Chayan scored the other two. Milon Hossain and Sabbir Hossain scored a brace each for Army. Both teams are equal on 10 points each from four matches and still have a game in hand at the group stages.
Meanwhile, BKSP lost to Bangladesh Navy 4-3 despite a hattrick from Din Islam. Murtoza, Zahid, Shihab and Rimon scored a goal apiece for Navy. In the other match, Bangladesh Air Force defeated Bangladesh Police 3-2. Rumman, Muktiul and Shamsul scored the three goals for Air Force while Rahad pulled two back for Police.
Dhumketu, BGB win
Dhumketu and Border Guard Bangladesh won their respective matches of the Citycell Federation Cup Basketball Championship at the Dhanmondi Indoor Basketball Gymnasium yesterday.
Dhumketu won against Bangladesh Police by 80-65 points, after leading the first half by 32-26 points. Tarek caged 36 points for Dhumketu while Shahin scored 34 points for Police. The second match between BGB and BKSP was a much closer affair as BGB came out 49-43 point winners. BGB led the first half by 19-15 points. Linkon top scored with 17 points for BGB while Moshiur caged 14 points for BKSP.