Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club have been shutting in upon their lass critical precious metal in a done during home football front when a mediocre-turned-new-leviathans pulled off a 3-1 win opposite Mohammedan Sporting Club in a consequential Bangladesh League compare during a Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.
They right divided need usually a indicate from their final joining compare opposite Brothers Union subsequent Tuesday to climax themselves latest Bangladesh League champions, finale a autarchic prevalence of Abahani.
Abahani, who carried a prior 3 titles of a country’s sole veteran league, reliable that a fourth pretension is passed as good as buried following a unsatisfactory 1-1 pull opposite Feni Soccer Club in a day’s alternative tie divided during Shaheed Salam Stadium in Feni.
Sheikh Jamal, who came in to a compare with a subject symbol over their 5-2 win opposite Rahmtganj, put during a behind of a plead with a veteran arrangement opposite a singular of a dual many successful teams in a country.
On a complicated outfield caused by rain, Sheikh Jamal’s Cameroonian hitman Emmanual Ayuk struck a prop in a initial half prior to a glorious set upon from Nadin Victor only prior to a mangle gave Mohammedan a salvation in a match.
But Jamal defender Sujan hermetic a issue, converting a spot-kick in a 84th notation of a match.
“We have been right divided upon a verge of apropos champions. We have been right divided 99.50 percent certain though you wish to have it 100 percent in a final diversion opposite Brothers Union,” pronounced an overjoyed Sheikh Jamal manager Packeer Ali after a match.
The feat gave Packeer Ali’s group a six-point lead over second-placed Muktijoddha, who dispossessed a one-point opening with a leaders after a abrasive pull opposite Farashganj during a same venue upon Wednesday.
And even if Muktijoddha win their final dual games, a pretension in all luck is streamer to a group that have probably pennyless a bank to margin a strongest group upon paper this year.
Back in to a day’s match, with a clever 5,000 fans in assemblage Sheikh Jamal took only 9 mins to open their comment when Ayuk leapt tall to conduct home a Femi Orunnimi corner.
Five mins later, a Dhanmondi-based bar came tighten to doubling a lead though Mohammedan goalkeeper Titumir Chowdhury sloping a absolute expostulate from Femi Ayuk over a bar.
Titumir, however, had zero to do when an unmarked Ayuk tapped a round in to a net from a six-yard box after Nasir had finished all a tough work down a side in a 36th minute.
Mohammedan, who saw a16th notation grounder from their captain Enamul Haq Sharif denied by a woodwork, pulled a singular idea behind when their Nigerian midfielder Nadi Victor dismissed in a 25-yarder past Sheikh Jamal goalkeeper Aminul Haque.
After resumption, Mohammedan tranquil a diversion though they could not find a behind of a opponent’s net, even after Sheikh Jamal were marked down to 10 group in a final fifteen minutes.
Sheikh Jamal saw their Cameroonian midfield Steve Thomas sent off following his off-ball tainted upon Mohammedan’s Amani.
Mohammedan conceded a chastisement dual mins from time when their defender Liton tackled surrogate Atiqur Rahman Mishu really bad inside a risk section as good as Sujan smartly converted a spot-kick.