The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football 2020-21, which was scheduled to resume Friday, was postponed at the last moment. The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) announced a new BPL fixture for the 20th and 21st round matches Thursday night to restart the league today. However, the postponement came just 60 minutes before Friday's matches had been due to start. The BFF today postponed the remaining second phase BPL matches saying, "We will keep everyone in the loop after reviewing the overall situation." Read: BPL Football defers by six days The BPL, which had earlier been scheduled to restart on July 24 after the Eid break, was deferred to July 30. As per the latest fixture, Chittagong Abahani were scheduled to face Uttar Baridhara Club at 4pm at the Kamalapur Stadium and Rahmatganj MFS were supposed to play against Brothers Union Club at the same time at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today.
Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football 2020-21, which was scheduled to resume on Saturday (July 24) after the Eid break, has been deferred by six days. The 20th round of the prestigious league will now begin on July 30. The decision was taken at a meeting of the BFF Professional League Management Committee held Friday night. Chittagong Abahani Ltd scheduled to play Uttar Baridhara Club at 4:pm at the Kamalapur Stadium while Rahmatganj MFS due to play Brothers Union Club at the same time at the Banglabandhu National Stadium here on Saturday.
Dhaka Mohammedan SC earned a 4-1 victory over Uttar Baridhara Club Saturday in the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football 2020-21. Despite the win at the Bangabandhu National Stadium, Mohammedan remained at the fourth spot in the league table, securing 32 points from 18 matches; Uttar Baridhara Club stayed at the ninth slot with 15 points from 17 encounters. Also read: BPL Football: Sheikh Jamal beat Saif SC 2-1 Amin Hakim Bappy put Mohammedan ahead in the 19th minute (1-0), while Sumon Reza restored parity for the Baridhara Club just five minutes later (1-1). Mali forward Souleymane Diabate again put Mohammedan SC ahead in the 36th minute (2-1), while Anik Hossain made it 3-1 in the stoppage time of the first half (45+2 minute). Yassan Quatching of Cameroon sealed the fate of the match scoring one more goal for Mohammedan in the 81st minute (4-1). Also read: BPL Football: Dhaka Abahani earn 2-0 victory over Ctg Abahani In Saturday's other match, Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society drew 1-1 with Bangladesh Police FC at the same venue in the evening. Nigerian forward Felix Chidi Odili scored for Rahmatganj MFS in the 13th minute; Christian Kouakou of Ivory Coast restored parity for Police FC in the 26th minute from a penalty (1-1).
The remaining matches of the country's most prestigious soccer meet, the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football' 2020-21, will resume in Dhaka on Wednesday (July 14). Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) earlier postponed the heavyweight league temportely from July 2 due to contineous rainfall, unplayable condition of grounds, weather forecast reports and for the countrywide lockdown for Covid-19. Due to existing Covid-19 situation, all the BPL matches will now be held at two venues in Dhaka --Banglabandhu National Stadium and Fortis Football Club ground in Badda. Read: BPL Football: Dhaka Abahani earn 2-0 victory over Ctg Abahani On resuming day (Wednesday) of BPL, Sheikh Russel KC will play Muktijoddha Sangsad KC at 4 pm at the Banglabandhu National Stadium here. On the following day (Thursday), Sheikh Jamal DC will meet Saif Sporting Club at the same time and same venue. Before Eid-ul-Azha, only two matches will be held at new venue --Fortis FC ground-- on July 17 and 19. Rahmatganj MFS will face Bangladesh Police on July 17 while Saif SC will encounter Arambagh KS on July 19. The league will continue till July 19 and will resume again on July 23 after three-day break for Eid festival. Read: BPL Football: Bashundhara beat Mohammedan 1-0; maintain 100% unbeaten run In the BPL, star studded Bashundhara Kings poised for their 2nd league crown as they are comfortably dominated the league table as lone unbeaten team securing 49 points from 17 matches, 13 points ahead of their neatest rivals Dhaka Abahani Ltd, which bagged 36 points from 17 encounters. Meanwhile, the BCL Football '2020-21 already began here from Tuesday (July 13) . Earlier, the BFF also postponed the Women's Football League and the 3rd Division Football League matches from Thursday (July 1) for the inclement weather and for countrywide lockdown for Covid -19.
All the matches of the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) and Bangladesh Championship League (BCL) Football 2020-21 have been postponed. Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) took the decision to postpone leagues Friday due to continuous rainfall in the capital and unplayable condition of the field. The BFF also considered the weather forecast while making the decision. Also read: BPL Football: Abahani, Mohammedan play out 1-1 draw The fresh date and fixture for the remaining league matches will be announced later, said the federation. Earlier, the BFF postponed the Women's Football League, and the 3rd Division Football League matches up to July 7 due to inclement weather and countrywide strict lockdown. Also read: BPL Football: Bashundhara continue unbeaten run beating Rahmatganj 2-1
Title aspirant Bashundhara Kings extended their unbeaten run to 17 matches in the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football after beating Dhaka Mohammedan 1-0 Wednesday. As the hard-fought second phase match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium was about to end in a draw, Argentine forward Raul Becerra netted the match-winner for the Kings in the stoppage time (90+4 minute). Also read: BPL Football: Abahani, Mohammedan play out 1-1 draw The Kings' Yeasin and Sujon of Mohammedan got red cards. With Wednesday's win, star-studded Kings stayed at the top of the table with 49 points from 17 matches, 16 points ahead of their nearest rivals Dhaka Abahani who bagged 33 points from 16 encounters. Also read: BPL Football: Bashundhara continue unbeaten run beating Rahmatganj 2-1 Mohammedan remained at the fourth slot with 29 points from 17 matches. The day's other match between Brothers Union Club and Bangladesh Police ended in a goalless draw.
Bottom-ranked Arambagh KS pulled off the biggest upset in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football, outplaying former champion Sheikh Jamal DC by 3-1 goals at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday. Despite the victory, Arambagh KS remained at the bottom of the 13-team league securing five points from 16 matches. Also read: BPL Football: Baridhara taste 2nd victory crushing Brothers 3-0 In the match, Arambagh KS not only tasted the first victory in the league but also took revenge of their embarrassing 6-0 goals defeat against Sheikh Jamal in the first phase league. With the day's maiden defeat in their 15 league match, Sheikh Jamal DC went to third place in the league table after Bashundhara Kings (43 points) and Dhaka Abahani Ltd (32) with their previous credit of 32 points from 15 encounters. Also read: BPL Football: Mohammedan move to 4th spot beating Sheikh Russel 1-0 In Tuesday’s match, both sides had scored a goal in the first half. Gambian forward Omar Jobe put Sheikh Jamal ahead in the 15th minute (1-0) while Uzbek striker Islomjon Abdukadyrov restored the parity for Arambagh KS in the stoppage time (45+1) of the first half (1-1). Also read: BPL Football: Mohammedan move to 5th spot beating Saif 2-1 Midfielder Omar Faruq and local forward Nihat Zaman Ucchash scored two quick goals for Arambagh KS in the span of only three minutes (54th and 57th) to seal the fate of the match much to the frustration of three-time champion Sheikh Jamal.
Uttar Baridhara tasted their second victory in the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football, beating Brothers Union 3-0 in the battle of two bottom-ranked teams Monday. The winners dominated the first half 1-0 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. Egyptian midfielder Mostafa Kahraba scored twice for Baridhara in the 14th and 63rd minutes while local defender Mohammad Sujon Biswas netted another goal in the 78th minute. With the day's feat, Baridhara Club advanced to the 10th slot in the points table. Muktijoddha remained at 11th spot, securing 12 points from 15 matches and Brothers at 12th spot with five points from 16 matches. Three league matches will be held on Tuesday at the same venue. Three times champions Sheikh Jamal will play Arambagh, the team with the lowest standing and points in the league, at 4pm, Sheikh Russel will face Chittagong Abahani at 7pm while Saif SC will encounter Muktijoddha at 9pm. Bashundhara Kings have so far dominated the league, securing 43 points from 15 matches while Dhaka Abahani and Sheikh Jamal have occupied the second and third spot in the league standings with 32 points each.
Dhaka Mohammedan advanced to the fourth spot in the points table of 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football after beating former champions Sheikh Russel 1-0 Saturday. Burkina Faso defender Mounzir Coulidiati scored the match-winning goal for Mohammedan at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in the 37th minute of the match with a brilliant header off a corner of Habibur Rahman Shohag (1-0). Also read: BPL Football: Mohammedan move to 5th spot beating Saif 2-1 This was the third straight victory for Mohammedan in the second phase of the league, followed by their victory against Arambagh and Saif. Mohammedan, which advanced to fifth place beating Saif in the last match, today moved one step ahead, pushing Sheikh Russel to fifth place. Also read: BPL Football: Bashundhara Kings beat Police FC Meanwhile, Bashundhara Kings (43 points), Dhaka Abahani (32) and Sheikh Jamal (32) have occupied the top three spots in the league points table.
A brilliant hat-trick by Haitian forward Kervens Belfort inspired Dhaka Abahani to a 6-0 win against Rahmatganj in the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football Friday. Abahani, which split points with Police FC in a 2-2 draw in the second phase opener and outplayed Brothers Union 5-2 in the next match, moved to the second spot in the points table with the result. In the day's one-sided affair at the Bangabandhu National Stadium, six-time champions Abahani took lead in the 27th minute when Rahmatganj's Tajik defender Khurshed Beknazaov sent the ball to his net while trying to turn down a shot at the goal. Also read: BPL Football: Mohammedan SC make good start beating Arambagh KS 2-1 Abahani's Haitian forward Kervens Belfort scored the first hat-trick in the second phase of the game, netting three goals in the 37th, 43rd and 62nd minutes. Local defender Mamun Miya and Afghan defender Masih Saighani scored two more goals for Abahani in the 65th and 85th minutes. Dhaka Abahani and Sheikh Jamal have so far secured 32 points each from 15 and 14 matches, but Abahani have advanced to the second slot with a better goal difference, pushing Sheikh Jamal to the third spot. Also read: BPL Football: Bashundhara crush Baridhara 6-0 Rahmatganj now remains in the eighth slot with 14 points from 15 matches. Star-studded Bashundhara Kings have already dominated the league table comfortably with an unbeaten record, securing 40 points from 14 matches.