1967 African Cup of Champions Clubs

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1967 African Cup of Champions Clubs
Tournament details
Dates April – 26 November 1967
Teams 18
Final positions
Champions Democratic Republic of the Congo TP Englebert (1st title)
Runners-up Ghana Asante Kotoko
Tournament statistics
Matches played 23
Goals scored 72 (3.13 per match)
1966
1968

The African Cup of Champions Clubs 1967 was the 3rd edition of the annual international club football competition held in the CAF region (Africa), the African Cup of Champions Clubs. It determined that year's club champion of association football in Africa.

The tournament was played by 18 teams and used a knock-out format with ties played home and away.

TP Englebert from Congo (Kinshasa) won the final, and became CAF club champion for the first time.

Prelimanary Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
AS Fonctionnaires Republic of Upper Volta w/o The Gambia Augustinians FC 1
Secteur 6 Niger 4-5 Libya Al-Ittihad 3-2 1-3

1 Augustinians FC withdrew.

First round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al-Ittihad Libya w/o Cameroon Diamant Yaoundé 1
Djoliba AC Mali w/o Liberia Invincible Eleven 1
Saint-George SA Ethiopia w/o Uganda Bitumastic 1
Stade d'Abidjan Ivory Coast 2-1 Togo Modèle Lomé 2-1 0-0
Al-Hilal Omdurman Sudan 1-4 United Arab Republic Olympic (Alexandria) 0-1 1-3
AS Fonctionnaires Republic of Upper Volta 1-3 Guinea Conakry II 0-2 1-1
TP Englebert Democratic Republic of the Congo 3-32 Republic of the Congo Abeilles FC 2-0 1-3

1 Diamant Yaoundé, Invincible Eleven and Bitumastic withdrew.
2 TP Englebert won after a drawing of lots.

Quarter-Finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al-Ittihad Libya w/o Democratic Republic of the Congo TP Englebert 1
Djoliba AC Mali 2-1 Guinea Conakry II 2-1 0-0
Saint-George SA Ethiopia 5-2 United Arab Republic Olympic (Alexandria) 3-2 2-02
Stade d'Abidjan Ivory Coast 3-8 Ghana Asante Kotoko 1-3 2-5

1 Al-Ittihad withdrew.
2 Olympic (Alexandria) withdrew after the first leg.

Semi-Finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Asante Kotoko Ghana 3-2 Mali Djoliba AC 1-1 2-1
TP Englebert Democratic Republic of the Congo 4-3 Ethiopia Saint-George SA 3-1 1-2

Final[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Asante Kotoko Ghana 3-31 Democratic Republic of the Congo TP Englebert 1-1 2-2

1 At the end of extra time of the second leg, the referee decided that lots would be drawn to attribute the trophy on the next day, but the CAF secretary-general later arrived with regulations that a third match be played. The decider was set for December 27, in Yaoundé, Cameroon, but Asante Kotoko did not show up (apparently not having been informed of the match arrangements by the Ghanaian FA), and TP Englebert were declared champions.

Champion[edit]


African Cup of Champions Clubs
1967 Winners
Democratic Republic of the Congo
TP Englebert
First Title

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