Russell, Abahani drawn together

Treble winners Sheikh Russell Krira Chakra will go up against Feni Soccer Club in the opening match of the cash-rich Grameenphone Super Cup which will get underway on June 14 while defending champions Abahani Limited will face off against Muktijoddha Sangsad in the opening day.
A draw ceremony of the third edition of the Super

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Superb Abahani lift Super Cup

Abahani clinched the Super Cup title beating holders Mohammedan Sporting Club 3-2 in penalty shoot-out in the final at the Bangabandhu national stadium on Saturday.
Earlier, the stipulated 90 minutes of the game and 30 minutes extra time ended in a 2-2 tie thanks to Abahani’s Ghanaian striker Ntiny Twaunu Frank who restored parity scoring twice after his team

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Super Cup grand finale today

Abahani will be looking for revenge when they will face their bitter rivals Mohammedan SC in today’s eagerly anticipated Super Cup final at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.
Mohammedan had beaten Abahani 1-0 in the final of the inaugural edition of Super Cup in 2009.
This will be the third meeting between the two Dhaka giants with the Federation Cup champions

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Renewing old rivalries

Abahani-Mohammedan Final
Reigning champions Mohammedan and last’s runners-up Abahani promised to put up a better show in the final of the Grameenphone Super Cup to entertain the spectators at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.
The statements from the country’s two premier outfits came yesterday at a press briefing at the BFF House, ahead of the Super Cup final which will take place on

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Abahani set up dream final with MSC

Dhaka Abahani Limited reached the finals of the Grameenphone Super Cup when they came from lagging behind twice to snatch the victory, eliminating Muktijoddha Sangsad Krira Chakra 5-4 in a tie-breaker in the second semifinal at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Wednesday. The two soccer powerhouses of the country produced two goals each during the match. Then they failed to break the

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MSC storm into final

Nigerian striker Sunday Chizoba slammed a hat-trick to guide Mohammedan Sporting Club into the final of the Grameenphone Super Cup with a pulsating 4-2 win over Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday.
Sunday struck twice in the first half to give Mohammedan a 2-0 lead at the interval before guest

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MSC look to catch Jamal off-guard

Grameenphone Super Cup
MSC look to catch Jamal off-guard
Mohammedan Sporting Club will be aiming to earn at least some silverware this season through reaching the final of the Grameenphone Super Cup as the defending champions face off Bangladesh League champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club in the first semifinal of the season’s ending tournament at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today

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Super Cup games deferred

The semifinals of Grameenphone Super Cup have been deferred by two days and will now be held on August 2 and 3 instead of July 31 and August 1 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.
The final will take place on August 6.
“We have brought changes in schedules to give some time of the clubs to be prepared as their

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Abahani in last four

Draw 0-0 with Sk Jamal
Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club emerged as Group A champions to qualify for the semifinals of the Graneenphone Super Cup along with Abahani as the two sides played out a goalless draw in their last group match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.
Bangladesh League champions Sheikh Jamal, who had already confirmed their last four berth,

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MSC drop lead again

Mohammedan Sporting Club failed to retain an early lead as they played a 1–1 draw against Sheikh Russel KC in their Group B match of the Super Cup at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday.
The result made the last match of the group which is between Sheikh Russel and Muktijoddha Sangsad very crucial as the luck of the all three teams of this group depends on the

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Abahani, Brothers face off today

Grameenphone Super Cup
Abahani, Brothers face off today
Abahani will be looking to bury their disappointing Bangladesh League campaign when they take on Brothers Union in their opener of the Grameenphone Super Cup at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today.
Last edition’s runners-up Abahani relinquished their stranglehold of the professional league this season, finishing a lowly fourth despite starting the season brightly bagging curtain-raising

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Muktis-MSC share point

Mukti-joddha Sangsad KC started their Super Cup mission with a come-from-behind 2-2 draw with Mohammedan Sporting Club at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Sunday.
Mohammedan’s Nigerian striker Sunday Chizoba and Farashganj-lent playmaker Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani gave their side a two-goal lead in the first half. Muktijoddha forwards

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Jamal, Brothers kick-off marquee tourney

Grameenphone Super Cup
Jamal, Brothers kick-off marquee tourney
Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club will be looking to put their league’s match-fixing allegation behind them and prove themselves out on the pitch when the Bangladesh League champions face Brothers Union in the opening match of the Grameenphone Super Cup today.
The match will get underway at 4:00pm at the Bangabandhu National Stadium with state-owned

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Booters look ahead to Lebanon

The Bangladesh national football team returned home yesterday morning after advancing to the next round of the World Cup pre-qualifiers with a 3-0 aggregate win following a goalless draw against Pakistan in their second leg match in Lahore.
The booters will now face Lebanon in the first leg away match on July 23 before hosting them

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Win 4 games, win Tk 1 crore

Grameenphone Super Cup
Win 4 games, win Tk 1 crore
Four hurdles to cross. Taka one crore to gain. The message is loud and clear. After an extended year-long break, the much-hyped and much talked about Super Cup is back.
Following an enforced break which was imposed upon the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) due to the withdrawal of previous sponsors Citycell, fellow telecom company grameenphone

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