Saif prevail over Jamal

Staff Correspondent | Published: 00:00, Jul 16,2019


Saif Sporting Club prevailed over Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club when they beat them by 3-2 goals in their Bangladesh Premier League match at the Rafique Uddin Bhuiyan Stadium in Mymensingh on Monday.

Brazilian forward Alessandro Celin, Colombian midfielder Deiner Cordoba and local forward Rahim Uddin scored one goal each for the winners while Sheikh Jamal forward Shakhawat Hossain Rony scored a brace.

Saif took an early lead in the third minute when Celin tapped the ball home after a cross from Cordoba, who doubled the lead in the 30th minute by a shot from inside the box.

Rony made it 2-2 for Sheikh Jamal by scoring twice in the 53rd and 58th minute respectively before Rahim ensured the victory for Saif with a 73rd minute strike.

With the win, Saif are in third place in the table with 41 points from 20 outings while Sheikh Jamal have 24 points from 21 matches and are in the sixth place.

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