BPL Football: Holders Kings drops point with Police FC in 1-1 affairs

Dhak  -Defending champions Bashundhara Kings dropped points in their very 2nd match of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football after making 1-1 draw with newcomers Police FC at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Thursday.

After the day’s debacle, big budgeted Bashundhara Kings have secured four points from two matches while Police FC opened their account first in the country’s top football with lone point playing two matches. Saif SC dominated the league table securing 6 points from two matches.

After barren first half, national coloured forward Towhidul Alam Sabuz put national star studded Bashundhara Kings ahead in the 54th minute by a good placing shot from close, utilizing a pass from his team mate (1-0).

Police FC, promoted to the Premier League as the champions of Bangladesh Championship League (BCL) this season, equalized the margin in the 72nd minute by a suicidal goal (1-1). Kings defender Nurul Nayem Faisal sent the ball to his own net while he was trying to foil an attempt of Police FC (1-1).

Bashundhara Kings tried their level best to score match-winner but failed. Kings high profile foreign booters couldn’t impress the fans in the match as low budgeted Police FC fought bravely with their mighty rivals.

The foreign booters of Police FC created good pressure on Bashundhara Kings defense for several occasions where Kings goalkeeper Anisur Rahman Zico saved his castle brilliantly.UNB