KATHMANDU: Nepal’s Manang Marshyangdi Club beat Bangladesh’s Mohammedan Sporting Club Ltd 2-0 in their match of Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup in Chittagong of Bangladesh on Sunday.
MMC’s Bishal Rai composed himself inside the d-box and slotted past the onrushing goalie to double the lead in the 87th minute of the match.
Foreign striker Olawale had nearly doubled the lead in the 67th minute after the MMC players threaded one-two down the right flank before cutting back the ball into the d-box.
He was sent through on goal by Rohit Chand in the 72nd minute from the right flank, but his right-footed shot from outside the box beat both the diving goalie and the far post.
KATHMANDU: Foreign striker Afeez Olawale Oladipo made a breakthrough for Nepal’s Manang Marshyangdi Club against Bangladesh’s Mohammedan Sporting Club Ltd in the 53rd minute of their match of Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup in Chittagong of Bangladesh on Sunday.
Olawale chipped over advancing goalkeeper Mamun Khan following a through pass from Rohit Chand to find the net.
A minute later, he, however, missed a sitter on a pass from Ogabemiro Olasemi Samson when he failed to connect the ball properly in one-on-one situation with goalie Khan.
KATHMANDU: Nepal’s Manang Marshyangdi Club and Bangladesh’s Mohammedan Sporting Club Ltd played a goalless first half in their match of Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup in Chittagong of Bangladesh on Sunday.
Both the sides failed to cash in on opportunities to take a lead in the first half.
Organised by the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) in association with Chittagong Abahani Limited, the tournament is named after Sheikh Kamal, who was the eldest son of Bangladesh’s founding leader Bangabandhu, according to the BFF.
The tournament kicked off at MA Aziz Stadium yesterday. The tournament winners would bag a purse of USD 30,000, while the runners-up would get USD 10,000.
Pocheon FC, the fourth tier club of South Korean League, defeated Kyrgyzstan’s Alga Bishkek 2-0 in the inaugural match, while Bangladesh Premier League champions Dhaka Abahani tasted a 1-0 defeat against TC Sports Club of the Maldives in the second match yesterday, according to the BFF.
Three Bangladeshi teams — Dhaka Abahani Limited, Dhaka Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited and hosts Chittagong Abahani Limited — and five foreign ones — Shaheen Asmayee FC of Afghanistan, Manang Marshyangdi Club of Nepal, TC Sports Club of Maldives, Pocheon Citizen Football Club of South Korea and FC Alga Bishkek of Kyrgyzstan — are vying for the prestigious trophy.