Bangladesh Police's Colombian forward Horacio Ibarguen Garcia scored the second hattrick of the Bangladesh Premier League season in a 4-1 thrashing of Brothers Union at the Muktijuddho Smriti Stadium in Rajshahi yesterday.
Defending champions Bashundhara Kings and Mohammedan Sporting Club advanced to the semifinals of the Independence Cup after posting hard-fought victories in the last two quarterfinals at two separate venues yesterday.
Defending champions Bashundhara Kings ensured they would need just a solitary win from their remaining four matches to retain the title of Bangladesh Premier League as they notched a 2-0 win against Chittagong Abahani at the Bashundhara Kings Arena yesterday.
Bashundhara Kings and Chittagong Abahani stormed into the quarterfinals of the Independence Cup, notching up wins in their respective Group B encounters at different venues yesterday.
Chittagong Abahani signed off from their Bangladesh Premier League campaign on a high as the port-city side came from behind against Bangladesh Police FC to win 3-2 at the Shaheed Dhirendhranath Datta Stadium in Cumilla today.
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“Because my father, who was a farmer, did a lot to empower me to pursue my dreams, I asked him to stop working and rely on me since I am earning handsome amounts by playing football,” Chittagong Abahani midfielder Sohel Rana said as he spoke of his father.
The Match-fixing Identification Committee of the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) yesterday called three players each from Saif Sporting Club and Chittagong Abahani for their 'suspicious behaviour' during their Bangladesh Premier League fixture on February 23.