02 Jun 2023, 20:43

AFC Uttara relegated 

DHAKA, June 2, 2023 (BSS)-Azampur Football Club Uttara relegated as they played to a 1-1 goal draw with Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra in the Bangladesh Premier League football held today (Friday) at Rafiq Uddin Bhuiyan Stadium in Mymensingh. 

According to the bylaws of Bangladesh Premier League, two teams will be relegated from this league and play in the Bangladesh Championship League. Muktijoddha Sangsad is at 10th position with 15 points from 17 matches, Chittagong Abahani has 16 points from 16 matches and Rahmatganj Muslim and Friends Society has 17 points from 16 outings, all are also fighting to avoid relegation.

In the day's match, Colombian forward Richard Maturana scored for AFC Uttara while Ivorian midfielder Kpehi Didier Brossou netted for Sheikh Russel. 

The match was locked 1-1 at the breather. 

Richard Maturana put AFC Uttara ahead in the 22nd minute while Kpehi Didier Brossou scored the equalizer for Sheikh Russel in the 45+3rd minute of the match.

With the day's outcome, Sheikh Russel secured 23 points from 17 matches while bottom-ranked AFC Uttara bagged five points playing the same number of matches and it will not be possible from them to avoid relegation if they win their remaining three matches of the league.


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