01 Dec 2023, 18:53

Bashundhara Kings emerge group champions

DHAKA, Dec 1, 2023 (BSS)-Bashundhara Kings emerged as group champions after

playing out to a goalless draw with Chittagong Abahani Limited in the
ultimate group D match of Independence Cup Football that resumed today
(Friday) after a twenty-six day break.

Held at Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani Stadium in Gopalganj, Bashundhara Kings had
no difficulty in becoming champions of Group D. They are top of the group
with four points from two matches. Chittagong Abahani finished group runners-
up with two points after securing two points from their two group matches.
Bangladesh Navy finished third in Group D.

In the proceeding, Bashundhara Kings got several scoring chances but failed
to convert any lack of proper finishing.

Bashundhara will play Bangladesh Army Football Club in the fourth quarter
final on Tuesday (Dec 5) at their home venue Bashundhara Kings Arena. Group
runners-up Chittagong Abahani will also play their quarterfinal match against
Mohammedan Sporting Club on the same day at Bir Flight Lieutenant Matiur
Rahman Stadium in Munshiganj.