East London teams play benefit game for Cancer Hospital
PUBLISHED: 14:00 11 May 2018
East London teams Beanibazar and Dakshin Surma went head to head at Stratford Drapers in an entertaining benefit game for Beanibazar Cancer Hospital.
Forid Ahmed and Aktar Hussain stayed true to form and sent out an attacking formation with plenty of youth and energy designed to ensure an open, exciting and expansive game.
And Beanibazar scored first after a precision ball from Hamid Yusuf was pinged to the right wing for Imdaad Ul Haque to advance powerfully and zip the ball in for captain Abdul Wahid to score.
A deep attacking run from Abdal Ahmed saw an exchange with Wahid lead to Atiqur Rahman nipping in to score a second before Azmal Hussain pulled a goal back for Surma.
But a long punt from debutant Beanibazar goalkeeper Zahid Rahman was latched onto by Imdaad Rahman who supplied namesake Emdad Rahman to score a third before half time.
After the break Stepney legend Forid Ahmed and Aktar Hussain rolled back the years as a quick one-two saw Hussain thread a defence splitting pass from which Ahmed made no mistake.
It was the wake-up call Beanibazar needed and with joint and assistant managers Saim Hussain and Afazul Hoque instructing the team to attack the floodgates opened with Atiq scoring his second.
A piledriver from Amin Chowdhury Shadu fell nicely for Atiq to complete his hat trick and a rangy run from Hamid led to Wahid teeing up Emdad who prodded home his second with Atiq steaming in.
The favour was returned with the right back scoring his fourth after which Imdaad wrapped up proceedings with a long range drive two minutes before the end with an assist from Shadu.
M. Shab Uddin, CEO and Managing Director of Beanibazar Cancer Hospital, said: “I’d like to thank everyone for your energy and enthusiasm. It’s really uplifting to see the passion and goodwill of the greater community in helping our cause. We are grateful for the tremendous support shown.”
Beanibazar Sporting Club President Mesba Ahmed added: “We have joint managers this year in Emdad and Saim as well as Hamid and Afazul assisting. The best thing is we are using football to support a tremendous charitable cause. Well done everybody and special thanks to Dakshin Surma for their presence, spirit and support.”
Guests on the night included Jagannathpur chairman Bokul Hussain, Greater Sylhet District Cup representative and Beanibazar board member Sorwar Alam, Mamun Uddin and Helal Uddin.
Beani Bazar Cancer and General Hospital is a charity based in the UK that aims to create awareness and provide medical treatment for disadvantaged cancer patients in Bangladesh. To make a donation visit justgiving.com/BBBU.