Live 2nd Semi-final – Dhaka Mohammedan vs East Bengal FC
Match Time – 2nd Semi-final: 07:40 pm – Wednesday October 28, 2015
Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup 2015
[button link=”” size=”large”]Dhaka Mohammedan 0 – 3 East Bengal[/button]
Man of The match: Ranti Martins (East Bengal)
Goals: 8′, 48′ Ranti Martins, 59′ Mohammad Rafique
Dhaka Mohammedan Players List
Kingfisher East Bengal Players List
Dibyendu Sarkar, Biswajit Saha, Deepak Kumar, Bello Razaq, Abhinabo, Jagannath, Subodh Kumar, Prohlad Roy, Mohammed Rafique, Orok Orok Essien, Ranti Martins.
Dhaka Mohammedan vs East Bengal – Head to Head
Since 1988 Dhaka Mohammedan Sporting Club had eight encounters against Kolkata East Bengal FC, winning three, losing two and rest of the matches ended in draw. Last match of Dhaka Mohammedan vs East Bengal was about 15 years ago in All Airlines Gold Cup 1999 in Haldia, West Bengal, India.
|10.05.1988||Dhaka Mohammedan||0 – 5||East Bengal||JC Guha Trophy 1988, Kolkata|
|12.05.1988||Dhaka Mohammedan||1 – 0||East Bengal||JC Guha Trophy 1988 – Semi Final, Kolkata|
|02.06.1991||Dhaka Mohammedan||1 – 1||East Bengal||BTC Cup 1991|
|08.03.1994||Dhaka Mohammedan||0 – 0||East Bengal||Charms Cup 1994, Kolkata|
|03.02.1996||Dhaka Mohammedan||0 – 0||East Bengal||IFA Shield 1996, Kolkata|
|08.02.1996||Dhaka Mohammedan||1 – 1 (1 – 3)||East Bengal||IFA Shield 1996 Final Match, Kolkata|
|06.01.1997||Dhaka Mohammedan||3 – 1||East Bengal||Banagabandhu Cup 1997, Dhaka|
|27.09.1999||Dhaka Mohammedan||1 – 1 (3 – 2)||East Bengal||All Airlines Gold Cup 1999, Haldia, WB|
|28.10.2015||Dhaka Mohammedan||0 – 3||East Bengal||Sheikh Kamal Intl Club Cup 2015, Chittagong|
Dhaka Mohammedan vs East Bengal FC – 2nd Semi-final Preview
Dhaka Mohammedan vs Kingfisher East Bengal FC of Kolkata will face in the second semifinal of the eight-team Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup 2015 Football Tournament at M.A. Aziz Stadium in Chittagong today, Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 07:40pm local time.
Bangladesh private TV channel, Channel 9 will telecast the Dhaka Mohammedan vs East Bengal 2nd semi-final live.
Dhaka Mohammedan coach Kazi Joshimuddin Ahmed Joshi said, “Undoubtedly, the Kolkata league champion East Bengal Club are very strong opponents, but I’m do not want to die before the death,” as he speaks in a pre-match press conference at M A Aziz Stadium yesterday.
“I don’t think that East Bengal Club are an unbeatable side for us, we will fight firmly in all 90 minutes,” the coach added.
Joshi informed that they will set their game plan after observing opponents’ tactics and techniques seen in the last three matches. The coach was worried a little bit as some players of his team are suffering from viral fever, but is hopeful of getting their service.
Mohammedan captain Arup Kumar Baidya said, “We have achieved our first target, now we’ll play to reach in the final.”
On the other hand, East Bengal coach Biswajit Bhattacharyya expressed his optimism to do better in the semifinal with their brilliant performances.
“We’ve come here as team to perform well, and we reached near our ultimate goal, hope we’ll play well,” Biswajit continued.
Admitting Dhaka Mohammedan as tough opponents, the East Bengal coach said, “We’ve respect to our opponent but I’ve also faith on my players, as they played bravely in the group matches,“ he further said.
Dhaka Mohammedan reached the semifinal as Group A runners-up securing 6 points from three matches with two wins and one loss while East Bengal Club booked a seat for the semis as group champions with unbeaten run securing 6 points from as many as matches with two wins and one draw.
Dhaka Mohammedan started their group stage campaign with 1-0 loss against De Spin Ghar Bazan FC of Afghanistan then showed a stunning comeback sealing a 6-1 goals victory over Solid Sports Club of Sri Lanka which is still the biggest margin win of any team in this tournament. In the 3rd and last group match Dhaka MSC beat Kolkata MSC by 2-1 goals.
Kingfisher Eeast Bengal (KEB) FC started their tournament campaign with a 2-1 win against hosts Chittagong Abahani Ltd and continued the winning spree outplaying Karachi Electric FC by 3-1 goals in the 2nd match, followed a goalless draw against Dhaka Abahani Ltd.
Live TV telecast of the match will be available on Channel 9 TV Bangladesh. Channel 9 is the official media partner of Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup 2015.