Congo's Leopards stun Cotonsport with 4-0 win to move second in Confederation Cup

Ahram Online, Saturday 9 Aug 2014

Cotonsport of Cameroon suffer 4-0 loss to AC Leopards of Congo in the CAF Confederation Cup on Saturday


AC Leopards secured a comprehensive and surprise 4-0 win over Group A leaders Cotonsport of Cameroon in the penultimate game of the CAF Confederation Cup group stage on Saturday.

Striker Kader Bidimbou scored a hat-trick on 54, 75 and 83 minutes to give the visitors a stunning victory. Cesaire Gandze netted the consolation for Cameroon's Cotonsport in the 72nd minute.

Cotonsport remained on top of Group A with 10 points despite Saturday's loss, having won threes game and drew in the fourth before the 4-0 loss to Leopards.

AC Leopards kept alive their hopes of reaching the semifinals as they moved second with 8 points.

ASEC Mimosas of Ivory Coast will host Real Bamako of Mali in the other Group A match on Sunday.

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