Chinedu Mathew broke the deadlock with a brilliant strike following a Rakib Hossain through pass 10 minutes after resumption
Chinedu Mathew and Ivorian midfielder Charles Didier netted one each after the break as Chittagong Abahani Limited handed host Lt. Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Limited a convincing 2-0 defeat in their Bangladesh Premier League match at Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka Thursday.
Mathew, the Nigerian winger who played for Arambagh Krira Sangha last season before following head coach Maruful Haque to the port city club, broke the deadlock with a brilliant strike following a Rakib Hossain through pass 10 minutes after resumption.
Ivorian midfielder Didier, who joined the club before the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup, doubled the lead with an even better finish after the hour-mark utilizing a cutback of Mathew.
Earlier in the opening half, the visitor went close to scoring in the 17th minute when Uzbekistan defender Shukur Ali’s flying header from a corner rattled the crossbar.
Sk Jamal 0 2 Ctg Abahani (Mathew 55, Didier 65)