Languishing at the bottom of the 13-team points table prior to Saturday's clash, Nofel Sporting Club are now ninth with five points from seven matches
Newcomer Nofel Sporting Club, a combination of Noakhali, Feni and Lakshmipur districts, registered their first win in the Bangladesh Premier League 2018-19 season as they defeated Brothers Union 2-0 at Shaheed Bhulu Stadium in Noakhali Saturday.
Languishing at the bottom of the 13-team points table prior to Saturday's clash, Nofel are now ninth with five points from seven matches.
Syed Nayeemuddin’s Brothers on the other hand are bottom with three points from seven games, including as many as six defeats.
Abahani and Bashundhara were installed as favourites for the Bangladesh Premier League title prior to the start of the top-flight league but Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra proved Friday they’re also in the mix with a confident 2-0 win over the Sky Blues.https://t.co/k8I7o197uc#BFF— Dhaka Tribune Sports (@Sport_DT) February 23, 2019
Nofel went ahead in just the fourth minute when Guinean striker Ismael Bangoura headed home an Ashraful Islam cross.
Farhad Mona doubled the lead at the half hour mark.
Nofel 2 (Bangoura 4, Mona 30) 0 Brothers