COLCHESTER United winger Callum Harriott was victorious on the international scene.

The U's attacker played 70 minutes in helping Guyana beat Bahamas 4-0, in their Group F World Cup qualifier staged in the Dominican Republic.

Stevenage defender Terence Vancooten opened the scoring for Guyana, in the eighth minute.

And second-half goals from Kadell Daniel, Omari Glasgow and Emery Welshman helped them secure a convincing win.

It helped Guyana bounce back from their 3-0 qualifying defeat against Trinidad and Tobago, as they attempt to book a place at the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

They are now third in their group.

Former Colchester full-back Matt Briggs also featured in Guyana's starting line-up, along with ex-U's youngster Miquel Scarlett.

Harriott, 27, who has now won nine caps for Guyana, is now set to return to the U's squad for their League Two survival battle.

Meanwhile, Luke Gambin featured as a substitute for Malta in their 3-0 defeat to Croatia, in Rijeka.

The U's attacker, who is currently on loan at their League Two rivals Newport County, appeared as an 82nd-minute substitute for his side in the Group H World Cup qualifier.

Colchester teenager Kwame Poku made his international debut for Ghana, last Sunday.

The 19-year-old attacker came on as a 79th-minute substitute in their 3-1 victory over Sao Tome and Principe, at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Poku, who was called into the Black Stars squad for the first time earlier this month, helped them claim victory in their final 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Group C qualifier.