1968 African Cup of Champions Clubs

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1968 African Cup of Champions Clubs
Tournament details
Dates April 1968 – 30 March 1969
Teams 20
Final positions
Champions Democratic Republic of the Congo TP Englebert (2nd title)
Runners-up Togo Etoile Filante de Lomé
Tournament statistics
Matches played 30
Goals scored 102 (3.4 per match)
1967
1969

The African Cup of Champions Clubs 1968 was the 4th 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 20 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 second time.

Prelimanary Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Etoile du Congo Republic of the Congo w/o Sierra Leone Mighty Blackpool 1
FAR Rabat Morocco w/o The Gambia Augustinians FC 2
Police (Mogadishu) Somalia w/o Tanzania Cosmopolitans FC 3
Secteur 6 Niger 2-4 Republic of Upper Volta US Ouagadougou 1-1 1-3

1 Mighty Blackpool withdrew.
2 Augustinians FC withdrew.
3 Cosmopolitans FC withdrew.

First round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Abaluhya United Kenya 4-2 Ethiopia Saint-George SA 1-1 3-1
Africa Sports Ivory Coast 6-41 Democratic Republic of the Congo TP Englebert 2-0 4-4
Etoile du Congo Republic of the Congo 4-6 Cameroon Oryx Douala 1-2 3-4
FAR Rabat Morocco 3-0 Senegal Foyer France 2-0 1-0
Mighty Barolle Liberia 1-4 Guinea Conakry II 1-2 0-22
Police (Mogadishu) Somalia 2-4 Sudan Al-Mourada 1-1 1-3
Stationery Stores Nigeria 4-43 Ghana Cape Coast Dwarfs 3-2 1-2
US Ouagadougou Republic of Upper Volta 1-6 Togo Etoile Filante de Lomé 1-4 0-2

1 Africa Sports were ejected from the competition for fielding three ineligible players.
2 Mighty Barolle were disqualified after Liberia was suspended by FIFA.
3 Stationery Stores won after drawing of lots.

Quarter-Finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Abaluhya United Kenya 4-3 Sudan Al-Mourada 3-0 1-3
TP Englebert Democratic Republic of the Congo 5-0 Cameroon Oryx Douala 3-0 2-0
FAR Rabat Morocco 2-21 Nigeria Stationery Stores 1-0 1-2
Etoile Filante de Lomé Togo 5-0 Guinea Conakry II 3-0 2-02

1 A replay was played in Dakar by agreement; FAR Rabat won by drawing of lots after the replay finished 2–2.
2 Conakry II withdrew before the 2nd leg.

Semi-Finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Abaluhya United Kenya 2-4 Togo Etoile Filante de Lomé 2-0 0-4
TP Englebert Democratic Republic of the Congo 4-2 Morocco FAR Rabat 1-1 3-1

Final[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
TP Englebert Democratic Republic of the Congo 6-4 Togo Etoile Filante de Lomé 5-0 1-4

Champion[edit]


African Cup of Champions Clubs
1968 Winners
Democratic Republic of the Congo
TP Englebert
Second Title

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