1978 CONCACAF Champions' Cup

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The 1978 CONCACAF Champions' Cup was the 14th edition of the annual international club football competition held in the CONCACAF region (North America, Central America and the Caribbean), the CONCACAF Champions' Cup. It determined that year's club champion of association football in the CONCACAF region and was played from 1 May till 17 September 1978 and all the matches in the tournament were played under the home/away match system.

The teams were split into 3 zones (North American, Central American and Caribbean), each one qualifying the winner to the final tournament, where the winners of the North American and Central American zones played a semi-final to decide who was going to play against the Caribbean champion in the final. The final tournament was cancelled due to administrative problems and disagreement on the dates.

North American Zone[edit]

First Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Pumas UNAM Mexico w/o1 United States Maccabi Los Angeles

1 Maccabi Los Angeles withdrew.

Second Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Pumas UNAM Mexico 0 - 2 Mexico Universidad de Guadalajara 0 - 1 0 - 1

Central American Zone[edit]

First Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Deportivo Saprissa Costa Rica 11 - 0 Nicaragua Diriangén FC 6 - 0 5 - 0
CS Cartaginés Costa Rica 1 - 3 El Salvador CD FAS 0 - 2 1 - 1
CSD Municipal Guatemala 8 - 1 Nicaragua Universidad Catolica 5 - 1 3 - 0
CSD Comunicaciones Guatemala 5 - 2 El Salvador Once Municipal 3 - 1 2 - 1

Second Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Deportivo Saprissa Costa Rica 2 - 1 El Salvador CD FAS 0 - 0 2 - 1
CSD Comunicaciones Guatemala 2 - 0 Guatemala CSD Municipal 2 - 0 0 - 0

Third Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Deportivo Saprissa Costa Rica 0 - 3 Guatemala CSD Comunicaciones 0 - 1 0 - 2

Caribbean Zone[edit]

First Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Jong Holland Netherlands Antilles 2 - 4 Suriname SV Transvaal 0 - 0 2 - 4
Defence Force Trinidad and Tobago 4 - 2 Guyana Thomas United 1 - 0 3 - 2
SV Voorwaarts Suriname 3 - 2 Trinidad and Tobago TECSA 2 - 1 1 - 1
Pele Football Club Guyana 5 - 2 Haiti Racing Club Haitien 3 - 1 2 - 1

Second Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
SV Transvaal Suriname 2 - 4 Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force 1 - 1 1 - 3
SV Voorwaarts Suriname 5 - 2 Guyana Pele Football Club 5 - 1 0 - 1

Third Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
SV Voorwaarts Suriname 1 - 4 Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force 1 - 2 0 - 2

CONCACAF Final Series[edit]

The Final was cancelled due to administrative problems and disagreement on dates.

Finalist[edit]

CONCACAF Champions' Cup
1978 Finalist
Mexico
Guatemala
Trinidad and Tobago
Universidad de Guadalajara
CSD Comunicaciones
Defence Force

References[edit]