Caf Confederations Cup: Bayelsa United Knocked Out, Loses at Home to Sewe Sport

Bayelsa United failed to progress into the money-spinning group stages of the Orange Caf Confederation Cup, after losing 0-1 to Sewe Sport in Yenagoa.

Orange Caf Confederations Cup.
Orange Caf Confederations Cup.

The Ivory Coast champions advanced at the expense of the Glo Premier League side courtesy of a 3-0 aggregate score-line, following their 2-0 win in San Pedro last Sunday.

Christian Kouame’s late strike silenced the misfiring ‘Restoration Boys’, the last Nigerian side in continental championship.

The loss completes a disappointing week for coach Richard Bubagha’s side, following their banishment from the Sapele Township Stadium by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for crowd violence on the domestic stage.