Rahmatganj MFS earn first win in Independence Cup
DHAKA, Nov 24, 2022 (BSS)- Rahmatganj Muslim and Friends Society finally earned their first victory in the Bashundhara Group Independence Cup Football when they defeated BFF Elite Football Academy team by 3-1 goals in their last group D match held today (Thursday) at Bir Flight Lieutenant Matiur Rahman Stadium in Munshiganj.
With the day’s victory, the traditional old Dhaka outfit Rahmatganj MFS secured four points from three matches while BFF Elite Football Academy team remained at their previous credit of one point playing the same number of matches.
Both the teams however got eliminated from the tournament's group stage.
In the day’s match, Tajik forward Fatkhulo Fatkuloev, Brazilian forward Micheal De Morais and defender Saddam Hossain scored one goal each for Rahmatganj MFS who led the first half by 2-0 goals.
Midfielder Asadul Mollah netted a lone goal for BFF Elite Football Academy team.
Fatkhulo opened an account scoring the first goal for Rahmatganj in the 38th minute while Morais doubled the lead scoring the second goal in the 45+1st minute of the match.
After the resumption, Saddam further widened the Rahmatganj’s margin scoring the third goal in the 55th minute while Asadul reduced the margin scoring a lone goal for BFF Elite Football Academy in the 77th minute of the match.
Rahmatganj MFS clearly dominated the entire proceeding and notched their deserving victory on the day BFF elite Football Academy team were off-colored, except the day’s lone goal.
Earlier, Rahmatganj MFS suffered a 1-4 goal defeat to Bangladesh Police Football Club in their group opening match and played out to a 2-2 goal draw with Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club in their second group match.
While BFF Elite Football Academy team went down a 0-3 goal defeat to Lieutenant Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club in their group opening match and played out to a 1-1 draw with Bangladesh Police Football Club in their second match of the group.