1979 CONCACAF Champions' Cup

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The 1979 CONCACAF Champions' Cup was the 15th 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 20 May till 29 December 1979.

The teams were split in 3 zones (North American, Central American and Caribbean), each one qualifying the winner to the final tournament, where the winners of the North and Central zones played a semi-final to decide who was going to play against the Caribbean champion in the final. All the matches in the tournament were played under the home/away match system.

Club Deportivo FAS from El Salvador won the final, and became for the first time CONCACAF champion in their history.

North American Zone[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
UANL Tigres Mexico 3 - 0 United States Soccer Universidad A.C. 2 - 0 1 - 0
  • UANL Tigres advance to the CONCACAF Semi-final.

Central American Zone[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
CD FAS El Salvador w/o Guatemala CSD Comunicaciones
CS Cartaginés Costa Rica w/o El Salvador Alianza FC
  • Comunicaciones and Alianza withdrew.
  • Deportivo FAS and Cartaginés advance to the second round.

Second Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
CD FAS El Salvador w/o Costa Rica CS Cartaginés
  • Deportivo FAS, won presumably by walkover and advance to the CONCACAF Semi-final.

Caribbean Zone[edit]

Preliminary Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Santos Kingston FC Jamaica w/o Dominican Republic Don Bosco Jarabacoa FC
  • Santos F.C. won, presumably by walkover and advances to the First round.

First Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
CRKSV Jong Holland Netherlands Antilles 3 - 0 Jamaica Arnett Gardens FC 1 - 0 2 - 0
Santos Kingston FC Jamaica 0 - 4 Netherlands Antilles CRKSV Jong Colombia 0 - 2 0 - 2

Second Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
CRKSV Jong Holland Netherlands Antilles 0 - 2 Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force F.C. 0 - 0 0 - 2
SV Leo Victor Suriname 2 - 3 Netherlands Antilles CRKSV Jong Colombia 2 - 1 0 - 2
  • Other fixtures (if any) not known.
  • Defence Force and CRKSV Jong Colombia advance to the third round.

Third Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Defence Force Trinidad and Tobago 2 - 3 Netherlands Antilles Jong Colombia 2 - 0 0 - 3
SV Robinhood Suriname 3 - 0 Trinidad and Tobago Tesoro Palo Seco 2 - 0 1 - 0
  • Robin Hood wins and advances to the fourth round (Final Round In The Caribbean Section).
  • Jong Colombia advances to the fourth round (Final Round In The Caribbean Section).

Fourth Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
SV Robinhood Suriname 0 - 1 Netherlands Antilles Jong Colombia 0 - 0 0 - 1
  • CRKSV Jong Colombia is the Champions in the Caribbean Region and advances to the CONCACAF Champions Cup Final.

CONCACAF Final Series[edit]

Semi-Final[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
UANL Tigres Mexico 0 - 1 El Salvador CD FAS 0 - 0 0 - 1
  • Deportivo FAS advances to the CONCACAF Final.

Final[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
CRKSV Jong Colombia Netherlands Antilles 2 - 8 El Salvador CD FAS 1 - 1 1 - 7
  • Deportivo FAS wins the CONCACAF Champions' Cup.

Final[edit]

First leg[edit]

Second leg[edit]

C.D. FAS wins 1979 CONCACAF Champions' Cup 8-2 on aggregate,
advance to Confederation title.

Champion[edit]

CONCACAF Champions' Cup
1979 Champions
El Salvador
CD FAS
First Title

References[edit]