Star-studded Bashundhara Kings will play Sheikh Russell KC in the final of the season's curtain raiser soccer meet, the Bashundhara Group Independent Cup Football' 2022 on Monday (Dec 5)
The title-deciding match will kick-off at 1 pm at the Shaheed Dhirendranath Dutta Stadium in Cumilla.
In the day's place-deciding match, defending champions Dhaka Abahani Limited remained satisfied with the 3rd position beating Bangladesh Police FC by 4-1 goals at the Bir Shrestha Fl Lt Matiur Rahman Stadium in Munshiganj on Sunday.
Russian World Cup playing Costa Rica booter Daniel Colindres put Abahani Limited ahead in the very 4th minute (1-0) while Syrian defender Mohammad Yousef doubled the Abahani margin in the 39th minute (2-0).
Local defender Rasel Hossain pulled the Sheikh Russell margin one back scoring a goal in the 43rd minute to go for the first half break (2-1).
Local defender Emon Mahmud and Brazilian forward Getterson scored two more goals for the sky-blue Dhanmondi outfit in the 76th and 85th minutes respectively to guide the Abahani Limited for a comfortable victory (4-1)
Abahani defender Mohammad Yousef was adjudged the man of the match.
Earlier in the semifinals, Sheikh Russell KC shocked holders Dhaka Abahani Limited beating them by 3-2 goals while Bashundhara Kings defeated Bangladesh Police FC by 3-1 goals.