Friday, October 30, 2015 Report by
Kingfisher East Bengal go down 1-3 to Abahani (Chittagong) in the Sheikh Kamal Cup Final.
Kingfisher East Bengal's winning run in the Sheikh Kamal Gold Cup was halted by Abahani Club (Chittagong) who won 3-1 in the final at the MA Aziz Stadium,Chittagong tonight. With this East Bengal finished Runners Up in the maiden Sheikh Kamal Gold Cup. Incidentally East Bengal had beaten their rivals 2-1 in the Group stage.The Red and Gold started strongly and went ahead in the 11th minute when Avinava Bag scored after a solo run. Elita Kingsley restored parity for the hosts in the stroke of half time. 8 minutes after resumption Elita put Chittagong Abahani in the lead with a clever strike hoodwinking Bello Razzaq.Four minutes later Vincent Biswas made the issue safe for the hosts by converting an overhead cross from Elita.Biswajit Saha was booked in the match.
30.10.15 Abahani Club - 3 Kingfisher East Bengal - 1 - Chittagong
(Chittagong) (Avinava Bag)
Hemanta Vincent Biswas)
Goalkeeper Saves - Dibyendu Sarkar - 3 saves (2(O),1(I))
Kingfisher East Bengal - Dibyendu Sarkar,Avinava Bag (Jagannath Sana-65'),Deepak Mondal,Bello Razzaq,Biswajit Saha,Prohlad Roy (Samad Ali Mallick),Anthony Soren,Mohammed Rafique,Abinash Ruidas,Orok Orok,Ranti Martins.
Referee - Turki Alkhudir (Saudi Arabia)
MOM - Elita Kingsley (Abahani - Chittagong)