1971 African Cup of Champions Clubs

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1971 African Cup of Champions Clubs
Tournament details
Dates April - 21 December 1971
Teams 25 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions Cameroon Canon Yaoundé (1st title)
Runners-up Ghana Asante Kotoko
Tournament statistics
Matches played 44
Goals scored 117 (2.66 per match)
1970
1972

The African Cup of Champions Clubs 1971 was the 7th 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 25 teams and used a knock-out format with ties played home and away. Canon Yaoundé from Cameroon won the final, and became CAF club champion for the first time.

First round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al-Merrikh Sudan 2-2 (5-4 pen) Ethiopia Tele SC Asmara 2-1 0-1
Abaluhya United Kenya 1-3 Ghana Great Olympics 0-0 1-3
ASC Diaraf Senegal 3-4 Mali Stade Malien 3-0 0-4
Maseru United Lesotho 3-5 Madagascar MMM Tamatave 1-2 2-3
AS Porto Novo Republic of Dahomey 0-3 Republic of the Congo Victoria Club Mokanda 0-1 0-2
Canon Yaoundé Cameroon 9-4 Gabon AS Solidarité 7-3 2-1
Espérance Tunisia 1-0 Libya Al-Ahly (Benghazi) 0-0 1-0
Secteur 6 Niger 1-2 Nigeria Enugu Rangers 1-1 0-1
Young Africans Tanzania 2-0 Somalia Lavori Publici 2-0 0-0

Second round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
AS Kaloum Star Guinea 4-5 Nigeria Enugu Rangers 3-3 1-2
Al-Merrikh Sudan 2-2 (4-5 pen) Ghana Asante Kotoko 2-1 0-1
MMM Tamatave Madagascar 2-5 Ghana Great Olympics 2-1 0-4
Stade Malien Mali 3-4 Ivory Coast ASEC Mimosas 2-2 1-2
Victoria Club Mokanda Republic of the Congo 1-4 Togo Dynamic Togolais 1-2 0-2
AS Vita Club Zaire 3-3 (3-4 pen) Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 2-0 1-3
Coffee United SC Uganda w/o Tanzania Young Africans 1
Al-Ismaily Egypt w/o Tunisia Espérance 2

1 Young Africans withdrew.
2 Espérance withdrew.

Quarter-Finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Coffee United SC Uganda 0-2 Ghana Great Olympics 0-0 0-2
Enugu Rangers Nigeria 0-3 Ivory Coast ASEC Mimosas 0-1 0-2
Dynamic Togolais Togo 4-6 Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 1-2 3-4
Al-Ismaily Egypt 0-3 Ghana Asante Kotoko 0-0 0-3

Semi-Finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
ASEC Mimosas Ivory Coast 3-5 Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 2-1 1-4
Great Olympics Ghana 1-2 Ghana Asante Kotoko 1-1 0-1

Final[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Asante Kotoko Ghana 2–21 Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 3–0 0–2

1 For the final, points aggregate, not goals aggregate, was considered.

Playoff[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Canon Yaoundé Cameroon 1–01 Ghana Asante Kotoko

1 The match was abandoned at 1–0 to Canon Yaoundé due to crowd disturbances. Canon Yaoundé were declared champions.

Champion[edit]

African Cup of Champions Clubs
1971 Winners
Cameroon
Canon Yaoundé
First Title

External links[edit]