AFC Cup: Maziya and Bengaluru secure opening day wins

Maziya SR has started their AFC Cup campaign with a 2-0 win against  Abahani Limited Dhaka of Bangladesh. In the opening match of group E played in Bangladesh, Mohamed Umair opened the scoring for the visitors in the 5th minute.

Maziya could have increased their lead in the first half, where they dominated the possession. Abahani came stronger in the second half but failed to break Maziya defense. Maziya increased their lead in the 87th minute through captain Asadhullah, who has now scored in every game Maziya played this season.

This is Maziya’s fourth competitive game under new coach Sekulovski and impressively enough they have won all four without conceding a single goal.


In the other game of Group E, Bengaluru FC came from a goal down to beat another Indian side Mohun Bagan by 2-1.

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