Libya’s Al Ittihad enjoy record away-win in African Confederation Cup

African Confederation Cup trophy

Libya’s Al Ittihad scored eight second-half goals to beat Miracle Bandran of the Comoros 8-0 in the first leg of their African Confederation Cup preliminary round tie on Wednesday and create a record away winning margin in the competition.

The Tripoli club surpassed US Bitam of Gabon, APR of Rwanda and Green Buffaloes of Zambia, who shared the record with five-goal victories in the second-tier African club competition.

Mohamed Zubya scored four goals, his first just two minutes after the break.

The Libyan international struck again on 52 minutes to give the club that reached the 2010 Confederation Cup semi-finals a two-goal advantage on the hour.

Miracle, competing in Africa for the first time having won the national FA Cup and been relegated…

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