Manang Marshyandi Club (MMC) has defeated Dhaka Mohammedan Sporting Club (MSC) 2-0 in its inaugural match of the 2nd Shiekh Kamal International Club Cup held at M. A. Aziz Stadium, Chittagong, Bangladesh, on Sunday, February 19, 2017.
Afeez Olawale Oladipo and Bishal Rai scored for MMC to make a flying start at the international club tournament. MMC led the match in the 53rd munute through African recruit Olawale while Rai doubled the tally in the 86th minute.
Olawale was also announced the man of the match. He received US$ 500.MMC’s Chhiring Lopsang Gurung expressed that the team has secured victory as expected. Gurung said despite number of opportunities and attempts, the team failed to score in the right time.
Manange will take on Shaheen Asmayee Football Club of Afghanistan on February 22 in its next mach and host Chittagong Abahani Limited on February 24 under Group B.
Dhaka Abahani Limited, FC Alga Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), Pocheon Citizen Football Club (South Korea) and TC Sports Club (Maldives) are in Group A.
Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) in association with Chittagong Abahani Limited is organising the tournament at MA Aziz Stadium from February 18 to March 2.
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