1971 African Cup of Champions Clubs
|Dates||April - 21 December 1971|
|Teams||25 (from 1 confederation)|
|Champions|| Canon Yaoundé (1st title)|
|Runners-up|| Asante Kotoko|
|Goals scored||117 (2.66 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)|| Cecil Jones Attuquayefio (6 goals)|
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.
1 Young Africans withdrew.
2 Espérance de Tunis withdrew.
For the final, only points aggregate, not goals aggregate was considered.
1 The match was abandoned at the 82' with Canon Yaoundé leading 1-0 after Asante Kotoko fans invaded the pitch. Canon Yaoundé were declared champions.
|African Cup of Champions Clubs|
The top scorers from the 1971 African Cup of Champions Clubs are as follows: