Huge spending Saif Sporting Club, who are yet to make an imprint in the nation's first class football after their appearance in the expert circuit three seasons back, will would like to make it to their lady homegrown last when they take on Chattogram Abahani in the principal elimination round of the Walton Federation Cup today.
The match will commence at 4:00pm with private satellite station T-Sports broadcasting the match live from the scene.
Saif SC, who were wiped out from the quarterfinals in the past two releases in the wake of neglecting to clear the gathering stages in their presentation season, arrived at the elimination round unexpectedly.
Saif SC, a side with an awesome mix of young people and experienced campaigners including five public players, have transformed into a relentless power this season under the direction of Belgian mentor Paul Joseph Put. They raged into the quarterfinals, winning each of the three gathering stage coordinates and having scored 10 objectives. Saif SC at that point edged past Mohammedan SC through a punishment shootout in the elimination round after a 2-2 draw.
At the point when other title competitors have been battling to score objectives, it is a major preferred position for Paul Put that upwards of 10 players have just struck in their last four matches with Nigerian striker Ikechukwu Kenneth Ngwoke driving the route with four objectives.
Then again, Chattogram Abahani, who were vanquished by Dhaka Abahani in the last of the 2017 release, additionally arrived at the elimination rounds after two seasons. Dissimilar to Saif SC, Chattogram Abahani needed to adopt on a more cautious strategy on their way
to affirming the elimination round spot. Up until now, the charges of Maruful Haq scored just three objectives however surrendered a singular objective against Bashundhara Kings in the gathering stage.
By the by, Maruf, who has won the Federation Cup with Mohammedan SC and Sheik Russel KC, will like to play all the more strategically against Saif SC. As apparent from different matches, Chattogram Abahani may want to shield generally of the game with intermittent assaults on the break.
Maruf will anyway be feeling the loss of the administrations of advances Shakhawat Hossain Rony, Sohel Rana and Brazilian Nixon Guylhhemre for the game.
"We are not stressed over the low scoring rate since we didn't have the assets from the beginning. However, I think, we need just a single objective to dominate the game," said Maruful, who will be helped with the arrival of Nigerian striker Chinedu Mathew for the present match.
In the interim, Paul Put accentuated on the significance of playing as a unit to win.
"As far as I might be concerned, everybody is a star and everybody is significant in light of the fact that everybody needs to finish his occupation on the pitch. Indeed, even as well as can be expected sit on the seat and different players need to play for the group and win together."