Sheikh Russel KC

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Full name Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra
Nickname(s) Bengal Blues
Ground Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani Stadium
Gopalganj, Bangladesh
Ground Capacity 5,000
Chairman Bangladesh Sayem Sobhan Anvir
Manager Bangladesh Habibur Rahman Khan
League Bangladesh Premier League
2017-18 6th

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 (football) 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]

Squad for 2014–15 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 Russel Mahmud
2 Bangladesh DF Nasirul Islam
3 Bangladesh DF Rashedul Alam Moni
4 Bangladesh DF Jamal Bhuyan
5 Bangladesh DF Mintu Sheikh
6 Bangladesh DF Atiqur Rahman Meshu
7 Haiti MF Sébastien Thurière
8 Bangladesh MF Shahedul Alam Shahed Sr.
9 Bangladesh FW Mithun Chowdhury
10 Bangladesh FW Jahid Hasan Ameli
11 Bangladesh MF Monaem Khan Raju
13 Bangladesh DF Md Sohel Rana
15 Bangladesh MF Fazle Rabbi
16 Bangladesh DF Nazrul Islam
17 Bangladesh MF Rummon Hossain
19 Bangladesh MF Sabuj Kumar Biswas
No. Position Player
20 Bangladesh FW Shakhawat Hossain Rony
21 Bangladesh GK Biplob Bhattacharjee
22 Bangladesh GK Ziaur Rahman
23 Bangladesh DF Arup Kumar Baidya
27 Bangladesh DF Murad Hasan
Bangladesh GK Rakibul Islam
Bangladesh DF Abdul Hamid Sheikh Bhashani
Senegal DF Massamba Sambou
Bangladesh DF Asaduzzaman Babul
Cameroon DF Jean Jules Ikanga
Bangladesh MF Hamanta Vincent Biswas
Bangladesh MF Rumman Hossain
Bangladesh MF Md. Rocky

Coaching staff[edit]

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

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. 2015-08-18. Retrieved 2018-03-21. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra pays tribute to Bangabandhu". The Independent. Retrieved 2018-03-21. 
  3. ^ "Sheikh Russel to clear FIFA fine". The Daily Star. 2017-07-23. Retrieved 2018-03-21. 

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