Kathmandu : Manang Marsyangdi Club has lost at home to Bangladesi league champion, Dhaka Abahani Limited by 0-1 in the match held in the capital today. The match was the first in the group stage of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) cup.
In the match held at ANFA ground in Satdobato, Lalitpur, Masiya Saighani of Abahani scored the only goal of the match in the 28th minute, to seal three points for his team. MMC missed several chances in front of home crowd to score.
MMC however has a chance to score level when it meets the same opposition in the latter's home ground in the Bangabandhu Stadium on coming June 19.
Speaking at post-match press briefing, head coach of MMC Tshering Lopsang said the defeat was a result of failure to utilize the opportunities. He however claimed to make a comeback in the coming matches. (RSS)