Mohammedan Sporting Club (Dhaka)
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|Full name||Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited|
|Ground||Bangabandhu National Stadium
|Chairman||Amirul Islam Babu|
|League||Bangladesh Premier League (football)|
Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited (MSC), not to be confused with Mohammedan S.C. in Kolkata, is a top sporting club in Bangladesh. MSC Limited is headquartered in Dhaka, with local branches throughout the country. Their record attendance for a football game is 44,000. They won the second edition of the Bangladesh national top-flight league.
MSC Limited clinched the football league championship title 15 times between 1957 and 1999 and during the same period, it was runners up 12 times. It was champion in the Dhaka Metropolitan Football League (in 1993) and in the Independence Cup Football Tournament (5 times, between 1957 and 1966). The club is five times champion in the Federation Cup Football. It became champion in the Ashis-Jabbar Shield Tournament held in Durgapur of West Bengal in 1982. In the international football tournaments, Aga Khan Gold Cup (unofficial Asian Champions' Cup) held in Dhaka, it was record champions in 1959, 1964 and 1968 and runner up in 1966, 1967 and 1976. They were once coached by Iranian superstar Nasser Hejazi.
The club won the national volleyball tournaments in three consecutive years between 1967 and 1969. Kamrunnahar Dana of Dhaka Mohammedan Club won the triple crown in Sputnik Badminton in 1981 and also in Biman Badminton in 1982, 1983, 1984 and 1985. The Mohammedan team was champion in national badminton tournaments in 1982, 1983 and 1985. Mohammedan Sporting Club also hat trick Champions in Hockey since 1993 to 1996 in Premier Division Hockey League and also in 1997 they were Champions in the Premier Division.
- Federation Cup: (10)
- 1980*, 1981, 1982*, 1983, 1987, 1989, 1995, 2002, 2008, 2009
- Independence Cup: (3)
- Super Cup: (2)
- Aga Khan Gold Cup: (3)
- Dhaka League: (19)