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BKSP, Tangail reach semis

Masud Uddin scored a brace as BKSP U-15 Team outplayed Tangail 3-0 in the JFA Cup U-15 Football Tournament at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Friday.

However, both the teams secured their places in the semifinals from group A while Chapainawabganj and Dhaka Mahanagori reached the semis from group B.

Mozahid Mollik gave BKSP the lead in 32nd minute. Masud doubled the lead in the 51st minute and scored his second in the 59th minute. BKSP were reduced to 10-man when Shahriar Islam was sent off in the 79th minute. However, Tangail failed to reduce the margin. In the other match of the day, Kushtia defeated Khulna 2-0 at the same venue. Just three minutes into the match, Maruf broke the deadlock while Sabuj further increased the lead to 2-0 in the 59th minute. With this win, BKSP emerged champions of group A with 9 points, while Tangail secured second place with 6 points to book their semi final spot. In the other matches in group B, Chapainawabganj beat Chittagong by 3-1. Md Moin netted twice for the victors while Rezaul Karim scored the consolation goal for the port city side. Dhaka Mahanagori was held to a 1-1 draw by Narayanganj. Dhaka’s Zahid scored the opener in the 18th minute was cancelled out by Sajal’s equalizer in the 68th minute.

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