Sheikh Russel KC

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Full nameSheikh Russel Krira Chakra
Nickname(s)Bengal Blues
GroundSylhet District Stadium
Sylhet, Bangladesh
OwnerBashundhara Group
ChairmanBangladesh Sayem Sobhan Anvir
ManagerBangladesh Saiful Bari Titu
LeagueBangladesh Premier League

Sheikh Russel KC is a football club from Dhaka, Bangladesh playing in the Bangladesh Premier League. It has won Federation Cup (Bangladesh) in 2012 which was their first major title. They also won their maiden Bangladesh Premier League title in the season 2012–13. Sayem Sobhan Anvir, managing director of Bashundhara Group, is the chairman of Sheikh Russel KC.[1]


Sheikh Russel KC was established in 1995 and named after Sheikh Russel, son of former President of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.[2] On 20 April 2017, Sheikh Russel KC was fined 2000 Swiss Francs by FIFA over contract disputes with a player and a coach.[3]






Current squad[edit]

As of 26 November 2019

Sheikh Russel KC squad for 2019–20 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 Uttam Kumar Banik
3 Bangladesh DF Rashedul Alam Moni
4 Bangladesh DF Asaduzzaman Babu
5 Nigeria DF Alison Udoka
6 Bangladesh MF Hemonto Vincent Biswas
7 Bangladesh DF Khalekurzaman Sabuj
8 Bangladesh MF Md Abdullah
9 Nigeria FW Raphael Odovin Onwrebe
10 Brazil FW Pedro Henrique
11 Uzbekistan FW Alisher Azizov
12 Bangladesh DF Sohel Rana
14 Bangladesh DF Rifath Hossain
15 Bangladesh DF Yeamin Ahmed Chowdhury Munna
16 Bangladesh MF Sheikh Galibe Newaz
17 Bangladesh FW Mohammad Toklis Ahmed
18 Bangladesh DF Md Habibur Rahman Nolok
19 Bangladesh FW Khondoker Ashraful Islam
20 Bangladesh MF Neyeemuddin
21 Bangladesh FW SM Ahasanur Rahman
22 Bangladesh GK Sabuj Das Raghu
23 Bangladesh MF Md Elias
24 Bangladesh DF Chinmoy Das
25 Bangladesh GK Md Sarwar Jahan
26 Bangladesh MF Md Didarul Islam
29 Bangladesh MF Rofiqul Islam
30 Bangladesh GK Md Faisal Islam
32 Bangladesh MF Saikat Mahmud Munna
89 Australia MF Chris Herd
TBD Ukraine FW Valeriy Hryshyn

Coaching staff[edit]

As of August 2018
Position Name
Head Coach Bangladesh Saiful Bari Titu
Goalkeeping Coach Kenya Abdul Iddi Salim

Kit manufacturers and shirt sponsors[edit]

Period Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
2018- Cosco Bashundhara Cement

Performance in AFC competitions[edit]

Season Competition Round Club Score
2014 AFC President's Cup Group stage Pakistan KRL 0–0
Sri Lanka Air Force 5–0
Bhutan Ugyen Academy 4–0
Final stage Mongolia Erchim 1–0
North Korea Rimyongsu 0–4
2015 AFC Cup Preliminary stage Tajikistan Khayr Vahdat 0–1
2017 AFC Cup Qualifying round Taiwan Tatung 1–1
Bhutan F.C. Terton 3–4


  1. ^ "Grand reception for Sheikh Russel KC - Bashundhara Group". Bashundhara Group. 18 August 2015. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d "Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra pays tribute to Bangabandhu". The Independent. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Sheikh Russel to clear FIFA fine". The Daily Star. 23 July 2017. Retrieved 21 March 2018.

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