1978 African Cup of Champions Clubs

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The African Cup of Champions Clubs 1978 was the 14th 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 24 teams and was used a playoff scheme with home and away matches.

Canon Yaoundé from Cameroon won that final, and became for the second time CAF club champion.

First round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al-Tahaddy Libya 5-4 Ethiopia Medr Babur 3-1 2-3
AS Corps Enseignement Madagascar 1-4 Lesotho Matlama FC 1-2 0-21
Hardware Stars Malawi 1-5 Sudan Al-Merrikh 1-1 0-4
ASC Garde Nationale Mauritania 5-3 The Gambia Wallidan FC 3-1 2-2
Stade Centrafricain Central African Republic 2-4 Niger Olympic Niamey 1-3 1-1
Kampala City Council Uganda 3-1 Somalia Horsed FC 1-1 2-0
Silures Republic of Upper Volta 10-2 Guinea-Bissau Benfica de Bissau 7-0 3-2
Simba SC Tanzania 2-1 Gabon Vantour Club Mangoungou 2-0 0-1

1 AS Corps Enseignement withdrew after the first leg.

Second round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
JE Tizi-Ouzou Algeria 3-0 Libya Al-Tahaddy 1-0 2-0
Green Buffaloes Zambia 1-0 Lesotho Matlama FC 1-0 0-0
Canon Yaoundé Cameroon 3-2 Sudan Al-Merrikh 2-0 1-2
Hafia FC Guinea 6-0 Mauritania ASC Garde Nationale 5-0 1-0
Enugu Rangers Nigeria w/o Niger Olympic Niamey 1
Kampala City Council Uganda w/o Egypt Al-Ahly 1
Africa Sports Ivory Coast 2-4 Republic of Upper Volta Silures 2-1 1-3
AS Vita Club Zaire 2-0 Tanzania Simba SC 1-0 1-0

1 Olympic Niamey and Al-Ahly withdrew.

Quarter-Finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
JE Tizi-Ouzou Algeria 3-3 Zaire AS Vita Club 3-2 0-1
Canon Yaoundé Cameroon 3-1 Zambia Green Buffaloes 2-0 1-1
Enugu Rangers Nigeria 4-1 Uganda Kampala City Council 3-1 1-0
Silures Republic of Upper Volta 1-8 Guinea Hafia FC 0-4 1-4

Semi-Finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Hafia FC Guinea 3-3 Zaire AS Vita Club 2-0 1-3
Canon Yaoundé Cameroon 0-0 (6-5 pen) Nigeria Enugu Rangers 0-0 0-0

Final[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Hafia FC Guinea 0-2 Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 0-0 0-2

Champion[edit]

African Cup of Champions Clubs 1978
Cameroon
Canon Yaoundé
Second title

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