Exciting Zimbabwean Kundai Benyu was on hand to a first silverware for his Celtic side as Celtic turned on the style to sweep aside Sunderland 5-0 and lift the Dafabet Cup at the Stadium of Light.

A hat-trick from Callum McGregor and goals from Jonny Hayes and Stuart Armstrong saw Celtic leave the Black Cats reeling on Wearside in a sparkling showing.

Although Celtic fielded a number of young players, Benyu the youngster who is a major Warriors hopeful was only introduced in the 72nd minute of the game, they completely outclassed the Championship side, who were only relegated from the English Premier League last season.

Celtic’s attention will now turn to Wednesday night’s crucial UEFA Champions League qualifier away to Rosenborg.