Manang Marshyandi Club (MMC) played 2-2 draw against Chittagong Abahani Limited in its last Group stage match of the Seikh Kamal International Club Cup held at M. A. Aziz Stadium, Chittagong, Bangladesh, on Friday, February 24, 2017.
With a draw, MMC lost its chances to qualify to the semis berth of the tournament. Now, it has to wait the result between Shaheen Asmayee FC, Afghanistan and Mohammedan Sporting Club.
A victory of Mohammedan Sporting Club against powerful Afghan Club would be gift for MMC to qualify for the next round.
Manang led the match in the early second minute and added another in the 23rd minute to lead the match by 2-0 until 32nd minute when host Chittagong Abahani made a comeback through a score from Nasir.
Afeez Olawale Oladipo scored both the goals for Manang. He was also announced the man of the match to win US$ 500.Chittagong Abahani equalised the score through a spot-kick of Augustin in the 63rd minute. It was a hand of Devendra Tamang inside the penalty box.
Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) in association with Chittagong Abahani Limited has organised the tournament.
MMC Squad – Adama Boh Sissoko, Afeez Olawale Oladipo, Amir KC, Anil Gurung, Bikram Lama, Bimal Basnet, Bimal Rana, Biraj Maharjan, Bishal Rai, Devendra Tamang, Deep Karki, Dinesh Thapa Magar, Dona Thapa, Hemant Thapa Magar, Kamal Shrestha, Nirajan Malla, Rohit Chand, Sonam Gurung, Sujal Shrestha, Sushil Lama, Olasemi Samson, Tenzing Gurung and Bijay Ghale.
Head Coach - Chhiring Lopsang Gurung
Team Manager - Pemba Gurung
Assistant Coach - Hemanta Ale
Physiotherapist - Sanjit Khadka
Officials - Mukhiya Kancha Gurung, Sonam Wangya Gurung, Mukhiya Lama
Media - Dil Bahadur Tamang