Sheikh Jamal begin BPL campaign with 2-1 win over Ctg Abahani
Lt. Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Limited began their Bangladesh Premier League campaign with a 2-1 win over Chittagong Abahani Limited Monday evening at Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka.
Sheikh Jamal went ahead in the 40th minute when Validjanov Otabek scored from a free kick via a deflection from Nixon Guilherme.
The 2014-15 league winners doubled the lead right after resumption as Nurul Absar headed home from a Monir Hossain cross.
Guilherme reduced the arrears for the port city outfit in the 82nd minute from the penalty spot after Monir handled inside the box.