Dhaka, May 12 (UNB)- Bangladesh Police Football Club routed lowly Feni Soccer Club by 5-1 goals in the last league match of the Bangladesh Championship League (BCL) at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Friday.
Bangladesh Police FC clinched the BCL title securing 39 points from 20 matches with 11 wins, six draws and three losses.
Uttar Baridhara Club finished runners-up in the league to qualify for the BPL football from the next season securing 33 points from 20 matches with nine wins, six draws and five losses.
On the other hand, two bottom-ranked teams – Soccer Club Feni and Swadhinata KS – are relegated to the DMFLC Senior Division Football League next season.
In Friday’s match, Amirul scored a brilliant hat-trick at 26th, 43rd and 61st minutes for Police FC and converted the 4th goal in the 68th minute.
On the other hand, Shofikul netted the only goal for Feni Soccer Club in the stoppage time (90+2 minute) from a penalty awarded by the referee.
After the match, BCL champions and runners–up trophies for the season 2019 were handed over to Bangladesh Police and Uttar Baridhara Club.
BFF Senior Vice-president Abdus Salam Murshedy, MP, distributed the trophies and medals.
Earlier, a BFF media manager said that the trophies of the BCL season 2017 will be distributed to champions Bashundhara Kings and runners-up NoFeL Sporting Club on the occasion.
Later, BFF said in a press release on Friday that the trophies were distributed to the BCL season 2014-15 champions Uttar Baridhara Club and runners-up Arambag Krira Sangha on the occasion.
A total of 11 teams took part in the double-league BCL that began on February 10 last. Standings of the BCL Football (Tabulating under match played, win, draw, loss, goal for/goal against and points):
Teams MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
Bangladesh Police FC 20 11 6 3 31 13 18 39
Uttar Baridhara Club 20 9 6 5 35 20 15 33
Farashganj Sporting Club 20 7 9 4 17 13 4 30
T&T Club, Motijheel 20 5 11 4 11 9 2 26
Victoria Sporting Club 20 6 8 6 20 19 1 26
Agrani Bank Ltd. SC 20 5 11 4 11 10 1 26
Fakirerpool YMC 20 6 7 7 22 26 -4 25
Dhaka City FC Ltd. 20 6 7 7 19 27 -8 25
Wari Club 20 6 5 9 18 25 -7 23
Soccer Club Feni 20 5 4 11 16 24 -8 19
Swadhinata KS 20 3 8 9 20 31 -11 17
Dhaka, May 24 (UNB)- Diego Maradona, an Argentinian football legend now training the Mexican club Dorados de Sinaloa, was detained at a Buenos Aires airport after his ex-girlfriend Rocio Oliva sued him for a $6.3 million pay-out, reports The Nation.
It is believed that Oliva, who had dated Maradona for six years before they broke up last December, has filed a claim in the San Miguel Family Court for "action of economic compensation" against the former footballer.
According to the reports, Maradona was returning to his native Argentina from Mexico when he was stopped by authorities who issued a formal notice of the proceedings against him from his ex.
A court date has allegedly been set for 13 June; Maradona, however, will be not attend the hearing, but will be represented there by his lawyer.
In January, Marca reported, referring to Maradona's interview on Argentinian television, that he was infuriated with Oliva's economic demands and declared that their "love is dead".
"I'm not one to hit, but I felt like ripping her head off. Rocio is now completely out of my life. The love is dead now", he allegedly said.
Dhaka, May 23 (UNB)- League leaders Bashundhara Kings further consolidated their position at the summit of the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) football, beating lowly NoFeL Sporting Club 3-1 goals at Shaheed Bulu Stadium in Noakhali on Thursday.
In other matches of the day, current champions Dhaka Abahani Limited eased past Muktijoddha Sangsad KC by 4-1 goals at Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni Stadium in Gopalganj.
With the day’s win, Kings continued their unbeaten run in the league as the lone team securing 43 points with 14 wins and one draw from 15 league matches.
On the other hand, Dhaka Abahani Limited remained second earning 36 points from 15 matches with 12 wins and three losses.
In Noakhali, Costa Rican Daniel Colindres Solera opened account for Kings netting the first goal in 41st minute (1-0).
Kyrgyz midfielder Baktyiar Duishobekov doubled the margin in 45th minute (2-0).
After the half time, Guinea striker Ismael Bangoura scored a consolation goal for NoFeL SC utilising a penalty awarded by referee in 53rd minute (2-1).
However, Brazilian striker Marcos Vinicius sealed the fate of the match for Kings adding one more goal in the 74th minute (3-1).
In Gopalganj, Ivorian forward Ballo Famoussa netted the first goal for Muktijoddha SKC (1-0) in the 14th minute.
But, Haitian striker Kervens Belfort and local star Mohammad Nabib Newaj Ziban put Dhaka Aabani ahead of hosts Muktijoddha SKC scoring two times (2-1) in span of three minutes only (27th and 30th minute).
In the second half, Mohamed Mamunul Islam netted the third goal for the Dhanmondi outfit in the 64th minute (3-1).
After then, Nigerian forward Sunday Chizoba widened the margin for Dhaka Aabani adding one more goal in the 74th minute (4-1).
The next round of BPL will be started on June 15 after Eid vacations and the round-1 matches of joint qualifications for FIFA World Cup, AFC Asian Cup, scheduled to be held on June 6 and 11.
In day’s first match at 4 pm, Dhaka Aabani to take on Rahamatgonj MFS at Bangbandhu National Stadium here while Sheikh Jamal DC will play with Team BJMC at the same venue at 7 pm.
Dhaka, May 23 (UNB) - Bangladesh Police Football Club will play lowly Feni Soccer Club in the last league match of the Bangladesh Championship League (BCL) at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Friday.
The match will kick off at 3:30pm.
After the match, BCL champions and runners–up trophies for the season 2019 will be handed over to Bangladesh Police and Uttar Baridhara Club respectively.
The trophies of the BCL season 2017 will also be distributed to champions Bashundhara Kings and runners-up NoFeL Sporting Club on the occasion.
BFF Senior Vice-president Abdus Salam Murshedy, MP, will be the chief guest.
A total of 11 teams are taking part in the double-league BCL that began on February 10 last.
Dhaka, May 23 (UNB)– Bangladesh put in tough Group A of the eight-team AFC U-16 Women’s Championship’2019 alongwith hosts Thailand, Japan and Australia scheduled to be held in Thailand from September 15–28 this year.
Defending champions DPR Korea have been placed in Group B with Korea Republic, China PR and Vietnam.
The grouping of the AFC Women’s Junior meet was held on Thursday (May 23) at Chonburi's Oakwood Hotel in Thailand.
The champions and runners-up teams of the eight-team fray will represent Asia in the upcoming FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India’ 2020 in September.