Russel finish runners-up in BPFL
Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra finished runners-up in the Manyavar Bangladesh Premier Football League after crushing Rahmatganj Muslim and Friends Society by 4-0 goals held on Sunday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.
Cameroonian forward Paul Emile scored the ninth hat-trick of the league to steer his team towards the victory.
Skipper Mithun Chowdhury opened an account for Sheikh Russel in the 42nd minute from the edge of the box (1-0).
Cameroonian forward Paul Emile doubled the margin in the 57th minute. Winger Zahid Hasan curved a corner from left flag into the box where Paul Emile headed the ball into the far post (2-0).
Paul Emile scored his second and third for Sheikh Russel in the 62nd minute with a brilliant header capitalising on a cross of midfielder Mithun Chowdhury from the left wing (3-0).
Paul Emile sealed the victory scoring his third and fourth for Sheikh Russel in the 70th minute. Captain Mithun Chowdhury cut a through pass to Paul who netted the ball with a nice placing shot from the vantage position (4-0).
With the day’s win, Sheikh Russel finished second position of the league table with 42 points from 20 matches while Rahamtagnj finished in the tenth position of the table with 14 points from 20 matches.