Abahani Limited (Chittagong)

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For the Dhaka football team, see Abahani Limited (Dhaka). For the cricket team, see Abahani Limited cricket team.
Chittagong Abahani Limited
Full name Abahani Limited, Chittagong
Nickname(s) Ctg Sky Blues
(Bengali: চট্টলার আকাশী নীল)
Founded 1972; 45 years ago (1972)
Ground MA Aziz Stadium
Chittagong, Bangladesh
Ground Capacity 20,000
Chairman Tarafder MD Ruhul Amin
Manager Vacant
League Bangladesh Premier League
2014–15 9th

Abahani Limited (Bengali: আবাহনী লিমিটেড) is a sports club in Bangladesh.[1][2][3] It was established at Dhaka in 1972 through reorganisation of Iqbal Sporting Club. Within a short time, the club gained fame through commendable performances in hockey, cricket and football tournaments. A wing of Abahani Limited was established in Chittagong known as Chittagong Abahani. It is currently a team of Bangladesh Premier League.
The team was relegated from Bangladesh Premier League in 2010–11 season. It again gained the promotion to Premier League by becoming champion of 2013 Bangladesh Championship League.They are now also the champion of 2015 Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup.


Chittagong Abahani Limited Squad for 2015–16 season.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Bangladesh GK Ashraful Islam Rana
2 Bangladesh DF Sohel Rana Jr.
3 Bangladesh DF Yeamin Ahmed Chowdhury Munna
4 Bangladesh DF Rezaul Karim
6 Bangladesh DF Nasiruddin Chowdhury
7 Bangladesh FW Zahid Hossain
8 Bangladesh MF Mamunul Islam
9 Bangladesh FW Toklis Ahmed
10 Haiti FW Leonel Saint-Preux
11 Bangladesh MF Shakil
12 Bangladesh MF Kawshik Barua
13 Bangladesh DF Shaikat
14 Bangladesh MF Manik
16 Bangladesh MF Biplob
17 Bangladesh MF Sohel Rana
18 Bangladesh DF Titon
No. Position Player
19 Bangladesh FW Mohammad Ibrahim
20 Bangladesh MF Faisal
22 Bangladesh DF Ziku
23 Bangladesh FW Rubel Miya
24 Bangladesh FW Sumon Ali
25 Morocco MF Tarik El Janaby
26 Bangladesh MF Shariful
27 Bangladesh DF Raihan Hasan
28 Bangladesh DF Razu
30 Bangladesh GK Lalu
30 Bangladesh DF Monsur
33 Bangladesh GK Roghu
34 Nigeria DF Ndukaku Udoka Alison
35 Haiti FW Fabrice Noel
77 Bhutan FW Chencho Gyeltshen

Coaching Staff[edit]

Position Name
Head Coach Bangladesh Saiful Bari Titu
Assistant Coach Bangladesh Julfikar Ali Mintu
Goalkeeping Coach Bangladesh Poniruzzaman Ponir
Physio Bangladesh Atiq Mithu

Premier League History[edit]

Season Position
2007-08 10th
2008-09 8th
2009-10 11th
2010-11 12th (Relegated)
2011-12 In Relegation
2012-13 Did not qualify
2013-14 8th
2014-15 9th
2015-16 2nd