Mohun Bagan Vs Dhaka Abahani | How to watch live? Match Preview | AFC Cup 2023 Qualifying round

After a 3-1 win over the Nepalese side Macchindra FC, the ISL winner Mohun Bagan Super Giants  booked their encounter with the Bagladeshi side Dhaka Abahani for the AFC Asian Cup 2023 Qualifying round. The winner among these two sides will be joining the group stage.

Mohun Bagan Vs Abahani Dhaka match preview:

Mohun Bagan Super Giants are the current Hero-Indian Super League 2022/23 champions. This 133 years old club have been participating in the AFC Club competition since 1987 AFC Club Competition. Mohun Bagan and Abahani were even placed in the same group during 2017 AFC Cup. Indian side Mohun Bagan were victorious over the Bangladeshi side once an played a 1-1 draw in the group stage. It was last year when these two team faced off each other in the second round of AFC Cup 2022 where Mohun Bagan were victorious over Abahani Dhaka by 3-1.

Meanwhile Abahani do have a historic participation in the AFC Club Competition since 1985-86 i.e. earlier than the Mohun Bagan. Abahani placed themselves to the AFC Cup 2023 preliminary stage after they finish the 2022-23 Bangladesh Football Premier League being in the 2nd position after Bashundhara Kings.

Mohun Bagan: The champion club with full of big names

The former I-League club Mohun Bagan were merged with the ISL club Athletico de Kolkata-ATK & then named ATK Mohun Bagan. This year the club changed its name to Mohun Bagan Super Giants , which is affiliated with IPL team Lucknow Super Giants.

The current squad of Mohun Bagan Super Giants includes many big names from Indian National Men's Football team and even the foreigners. Their two recent signings the Indian midfielder Anirudh Thapa on a transfer fee of 3 crores for 5 years & the Australian national team forward & A-league winning striker striker Jason Cummings has signed with Indian Super League club Mohun Bagan Super Giant for an undisclosed fee. Cummings left his former club as a club legend, scoring 31 goals in his 50 appearances for the Central Coast Mariners.

Mohun Bagan Super Giants last 5 matches:

  • 16 August 3-2 vs Macchindra FC, AFC Cup R1
  • 12 August 0-1 vs Enami East Bangal SC, Durand Cup 2023
  • 18 April 0-1 vs FC Goa, Super Cup
  • 14 April 0-3 vs Jamshedpur FC, Super Cup 2023
  • 10 April 5-1 Gokulam Kerala FC, Super Cup 2023

Mohun Bagan Super Giants Squad:

Goalkeepers: Arsh Seikh, Abhilash Paul, Devnath Mondal, Vishal Kauth

Defenders: Anwar Ali, Ashish Rai, Brendon Hamil, Vector Yuste, Ravi Rana, Subashish Bose

Midfielders: Abhisek Suryavanshi, Anirudh Thapa, Enson Singh, Federico Gallego, Glan Martins, Hugo Boumous, Lalrinliana Hnamte, Ashique Kuruniyan, Sahal Abdul Samad

Forwards: Armando Sadiku, Dimitri Petratos, Jason Cummings, Kiyan Giri, Liston Colaso, Manvir Sigh, Md. Fardin Ali Molla

Head Coach: Juan Ferrando

Abahani Dhaka : The inform Bangladeshi Side

Before coming on the ground against the known rival Mohun Bagan, Abahani Dhaka looks in a decent form as they have just conceeded 2 goals in their last 5 matches. 

Abahani Dhaka last 5 matches:

  • 16 August 2-1 vs Club Eagles, AFC Cup 2023 R1
  • 21 July 1-0 vs Uttar , Bangladesh Football Premier League 2022/2023
  • 14 July 0-1 vs Bashundhara Kings, Bangladesh Football Premier League 2022/2023 
  • 2 June 3-0 vs Sheikh Jamal, Bangladesh Football Premier League 2022/2023
  • 30 May 4(2)-4(4) vs Mohammedan SC, Bangladesh Football Premier League 2022/2023

Dhaka Abahani Squad:

Goalkeepers: Arifuzzaman Himel, Sahidul Alam, Mahfuz Hasan Pritom, Shamim Hossen

Defenders: Shakir Ahmed, Nazim Uddim, Danilo Quipapá, Milad Sheikh Soleimani, Riyadul Hasan Rafi, Karim Razaul, Assaduzzaman Bablu, Alomgir Molla, Narul Faisal, Rahmat Mia, Sushanto Tripura

Midfielders: Arafat Tasin, Al-Amin Hassan Aanaf 


Coach: Mario Lemus

Mohun Bagan Super Giants vs Dhaka Abahani match date & venue:

The most anticipated match between Dhaka Abahani & Mohun Bagan Super Giants will be played on 22nd of August in Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata.

Mohun Bagan Super Giants vs Dhaka Abahani match time & ticket price:

The match will be played under the flood light at 7:15 PM IST. 

How to watch Machhindra FC vs Paro FC AFC Cup match live:

The broadcasting the match of AFC Cup between Abahani Dhaka & Mohun Bagan Super Giants can be watched through Mohun Bagan Super Giant fb page paid subscription. But you can even watch live through sajhakhel tv website if possible.

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