Sheikh Russel KC
|Full name||Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra|
Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani Stadium |
|Chairman||Sayem Sobhan Anvir|
|Manager||Habibur Rahman Khan|
|League||Bangladesh 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 (football) title in the season 2012–13. Sayem Sobhan Anvir, managing director of Bashundhara Group, is the chairman of Sheikh Russel KC.
Sheikh Russel KC was established in 1995 and named after Sheikh Russel, son of former President of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. On 20 April 2017, Sheikh Russel KC was fined 2000 Swiss Francs by FIFA over contract disputes with a player and a coach.
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.
- As of August 2018
|Head Coach||Saiful Bari Titu|
|Goalkeeping Coach||Abdul Iddi Salim|
Performance in AFC competitions
|2014||AFC President's Cup||Group stage||KRL||0–0|
|2015||AFC Cup||Preliminary stage||Khayr Vahdat||0–1|
|2017||AFC Cup||Qualifying round||Tatung||1–1|
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