League runners up Dhaka Abahani Limited forced Uttar Baridhara Club to relegate from the 12-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football crushing them by 5-2 goals in their last league match at the Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni Stadium in Gopalganj on Sunday.
BFF senior vice-president Abdus Salam Murshedy MP handed over the league runners up trophy to Dhaka Abahani after the day' s match.
In the day's match, Brazilian striker Dorielton Gomes made a hattrick for the popular sky-blue Dhanmondi outfit Abahani scoring four goals in the18th, 23rd, 40th and 73rd minutes while another Brazilian Raphael Augusto netted other goal in the 58th minute.
Local medio Maruf Ahmed and Uzbek defender S Fozilov scored one each for Uttar Baridhara Club in the 48th and 83rd minutes respectively.
With the day's comfortable victory, Independence and Federation Cup champions Dhaka Abahani Limited completed the league engagements with winning note at the coffin of Uttar Baridhara Club.
Dhaka Abahani, which earler assured the league runners up position with two matches to spare, lost the last match to hattrick champions Bashundhara Kings by 2-3 goals, but made a good finishing on Sunday outplaying Uttar Baridhara.Club.
Uttar Baridhara Club (14 pts) which badly needed a win against giant Dhaka Abahani in the day's match to avoid relegation, failed achieve their tough target and relegated from BPL alongwith newcomers Swadinata KS (10 pts).
Bashundhara Kings earned a rare feat of clinching the hattrick title of BPL Football earlier securing 57 points from 22 matches with 18 win, three draw and one defeat against new comers Swadhinata KS in league opener.
Bashundhara Kings, which were deprived of the season's two major soccer trophies, deprived the Independence Cup and Federation Cup Football champions Dhaka Abahani for winning the triple crown in the season, by clinching the league title comfortably beating Abahani after three matches.
Dhaka Abahani, finished league runners up distantly securing 47 points from all the 22 encounters with 14 win, 5 draw and:3 defeats.
In the day's other match, Muktijoddha Sangsad KC (19 pts) escaped relegation beating 3rd ranked Saif SC (37 pts) by 3-2 goals at the Bir Shreshtha Matiur Rahman Stadium in Munshiganj.
Tetsuaki Misawa, Sudi Sbdullsh and Nawab scored one each for the freedom fighters team Muktijoddha while Mfon snd Sajan scored for Saif SC.