17 goals lead Gabon's US Bitam to advanced Confederation Cup spot

Ahmed Abd El Rasoul , Sunday 3 Mar 2013

Gabon's US Bitam makes CAF Confederation Cup history, reaching round of 32 after pummelling Desportive De Guadalupe 12-1 in preliminary round



Gabon's US Bitam has reached the CAF Confederation Cup's round of 32 after beating Desportive De Guadalupe of Sao Tome and Principe 12-1 in the preliminary round's second leg on Saturday.

US Bitam qualified after winning 17-1 on aggregate after thumping Desportive De Guadalupe 5-0 in the first leg two weeks ago.

The Gabonese team is seeking its first-ever continental title. They have only appeared twice – in 2004 and 2011 – in the first round of the CAF Champions League.

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