Bayelsa United who had earlier qualified from the CAF Confederation quarters finals after they won against Ashanti GB of Guinea by 2-4. The advanced to the Semi final qualification stage.
They won at home by a narrow victory against the Guinea side by a lone goal at the first leg of the Semi final qualification stage.
On the state media page Sportjuice9ja gathered that His exellency, Senator Douye Diri, Governor of Bayelsa State, today joined by his wife, Gloria, other football fans to watch and cheer Bayelsa United FC to victory against CS Sfaxien of Tunisia one nil in the first leg second round of CAF Confederation Cup at the Samson Siasia stadium, Yenagoa.
Sampou-born striker Victory Beniangba, scored the only goal of the game in a solo effort in the 55th minute.
After the match, an elated Governor Diri, praised the determination and display of great skills by Bayelsa United, a team in the Nigerian lower division.
“If you take the history of Bayelsa United and the history of the Tunisia side, you will want to say by statistics, they should actually come and get victory here. But you have seen that football is a different thing all together, it is a game of skills and Bayelsa United have the skills, with determination they have started, above all, they have God. “In God We Trust”.
We trusted that, no goal will be scored by the Tunisian side here, and we will get there and score one more goal and we will advance to the next stage”.
Senator Douye Diri, Governor of Bayelsa State, speaking after the one Nil victory of Bayelsa United against CS Sfaxien of Tunisia, in the CAF Confederation Cup, at the Samson Siasia Sports Complex, Ovom, Yenagoa.