1977 African Cup Winners' Cup

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1977 African Cup Winners' Cup
Tournament details
Dates April - 5 December 1977
Teams 25 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions Nigeria Enugu Rangers (1st title)
Runners-up Cameroon Canon Yaoundé
Tournament statistics
Matches played 45
Goals scored 128 (2.84 per match)
1976
1978

The African Cup Winners' Cup 1977 was the third edition of Africa's secondary interclub competition.

The tournament was played by 25 teams and used a knock-out format with ties played home and away.

Enugu Rangers from Nigeria won the final, and claimed their first African club trophy.

First round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Bata Bullets Malawi 5-3 Uganda Gangama United 4-1 3-2
Canon Yaoundé Cameroon w/o Central African Republic Red Star Bangui
Cedar United Liberia 1-2 Guinea-Bissau Sporting Clube de Bissau 1-1 0-1
Enugu Rangers Nigeria 1-1 (a) Libya Al-Ahly (Tripoli) 0-0 1-1
ASKO Kara Togo 2-3 Gabon Anges ABC 1-0 1-3
Liberté F.C. Niger 2-7 Republic of Upper Volta Kadiogo F.C. 1-1 1-6
Luo Union Kenya 1-2 Algeria MO Constantine 1-0 0-21
Matlama FC Lesotho 4-11 Tanzania Rangers International F.C. 2-5 2-6
Wallidan F.C. The Gambia 1-1 (a) Mauritania Espoirs (Nouakchott) 0-0 1-1
AS Kaloum Star Guinea bye
Al Ittihad El Iskandary Egypt bye
Electric Sports Ethiopia bye
Ndola United Zambia bye
ASF Police Senegal bye
Shooting Stars F.C. Nigeria bye
Stade d'Abidjan Ivory Coast bye

1 Due to a scheduling error, Luo Union arrived for the 2nd leg on Friday night without four key players believing that the match was scheduled for the following night, and subsequently failed to travel to the stadium for the match. MO Constantine were awarded a 2-0 victory.

Second round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Enugu Rangers Nigeria 6-0 Ethiopia Electric Sports 4-0 2-0
Kadiogo F.C. Republic of Upper Volta 3-2 Guinea AS Kaloum Star 2-1 1-1
MO Constantine Algeria 2-3 Egypt Al Ittihad El Iskandary 1-0 1-3
Ndola United Zambia 2-3 Tanzania Rangers International F.C. 1-2 1-1
ASF Police Senegal 8-1 Gabon Anges ABC 0-0 8-1
Shooting Stars F.C. Nigeria 4-2 Malawi Bata Bullets 4-1 0-1
Stade d'Abidjan Ivory Coast 4-3 Mauritania Espoirs (Nouakchott) 3-0 1-3
Sporting Clube de Bissau Guinea-Bissau 1-11 Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 0-4 1-8

Quarterfinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al Ittihad El Iskandary Egypt 2-0 Tanzania Rangers International F.C. 2-0 0-0
Enugu Rangers Nigeria 2-1 Senegal ASF Police 0-0 2-1
Kadiogo F.C. Republic of Upper Volta 3-5 Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 2-1 1-4
Stade d'Abidjan Ivory Coast 2-3 Nigeria Shooting Stars F.C. 2-0 0-3

Semifinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al Ittihad El Iskandary Egypt 1-2 Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 1-0 0-2
Shooting Stars F.C. Nigeria 0-0 (2-4 p) Nigeria Enugu Rangers 0-0 0-0

Final[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Enugu Rangers Nigeria 5-2 Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 4-1 1-1

Champion[edit]

African Cup Winners' Cup
1977 Winners
Nigeria
Enugu Rangers
First Title

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