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Neo upset Laila to reach Open final

  • Published at 11:25 pm October 24th, 2018
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Neo Zipper goalkeeper Tuhin and Laila Group's Shakil in action during their Open semifinal in the 5th Bashundhara Kings Corporate Football Fiesta at ITHS Wednesday Amir al Fahim

After a goalless 30 minutes, Neo Zipper Limited beat title seeking Laila Group 5-3 on penalties to register the first upset of the tournament

Neo Zipper Limited and Wintex Fashions Ltd reached the final in the Corporate Open category of the 5th Bashundhara Corporate Football Fiesta, powered by Adex Group, Wednesday after both teams contested an evenly poised last-four match.

After a goalless 30 minutes, Neo beat title seeking Laila Group 5-3 on penalties to register the first upset of the tournament. 

Tuhin pulled the all-important save from Laila's Peash. 

Meanwhile in another exciting match, Ragib's heroics saved the day for Wintex who came back from a goal down against Apparel Industry and eventually won it on penalties. 

After finishing 1-1, goalie Ragib saved three penalties in a row to deny Apparel the final berth. 

In other matches, Save and Serve Foundation beat Bongo 5-0 and Torque Fashions Ltd beat Interport Group 5-1 to reach the Plate semi-final.  

In the Corporate Masters category Thursday, two-time champion Bando Design Ltd will take on Mutual Trust Bank in the first semi-final while holder Comfit Composite Knit Ltd will face Therap BD.