Bangladesh Army hold East Bengal to 2-2 draw

Bangladesh army hold east bengal to 2-2 draw0

The Bangladesh Army Football Team got their first point in the Durand Cup today at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. They tied 2-2 with East Bengal.

The Bangladeshi team lost their first game, on August 3, to Super Giants Mohun Bagan by a score of 5-0. Today, they beat East Bengal after being down by two goals.

The Kolkata giants took the lead in the 34th minute when Spanish forward Saul Crespo scored from the penalty spot. Four minutes later, another Spanish player for the ISL team, Javier Siverio, gave them a 2-0 lead.

The Bangladeshi team, which had several players on loan from top-tier team Mohammedan SC for this game, beat the local team with two late goals.

Shahriar Emon scored with a left-footed chip shot in the 88th minute, and Meraj Prodhan tied the game in the 66th minute of extra time.

On August 10, Bangladesh Army will play their last match in the group stage against Punjab.

At the 132nd Durand Cup, which is thought to be one of the oldest football events in the world, there are 24 teams, including two foreign teams that were asked to take part.

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