1978 African Cup Winners' Cup

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1978 African Cup Winners' Cup
Tournament details
Dates April - 10 December 1978
Teams 22 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions Guinea Horoya AC (1st title)
Runners-up Algeria MA Hussein Dey
Tournament statistics
Matches played 38
Goals scored 101 (2.66 per match)
1977
1979

The 1978 season of the African Cup Winners' Cup football club tournament was won by AC Horaya in two-legged final victory against NA Hussein Dey. This was the fourth season that the tournament took place for the winners of each African country's domestic cup. Twenty-two sides entered the competition, with Sodiam withdrawing before the 1st leg of the preliminary round.


Preliminary round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al Madina Libya w/o Central African Republic Sodiam Sports
Lavori Publici Somalia 0-2 Sudan Al-Hilal Club 0-1 0-1
Simba FC Uganda 2-2 (5-4 p) Ethiopia Saint George F.C. 1-1 1-1
Sucoma Chikwawa Malawi 1-2 Madagascar Fortior Mahajanga 1-1 0-1
UDIB Bissau Guinea-Bissau 3-3 (a) Mauritania Espoirs 3-1 0-2
Zumunta AC Niger 0-8 Guinea Horoya AC 0-3 0-5

First round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Caïman de Douala Cameroon 3-3 (a) Gabon FC 105 Libreville 2-0 1-3
Inter Club Brazzaville Republic of the Congo 4-1 Ivory Coast S.C. Alliance 0-0 4-1
KMKM FC Tanzania 3-1 Uganda Simba FC 2-0 1-1
RC Kadiogo Republic of Upper Volta 2-0 Mauritania Espoirs 2-0 0-0
MA Hussein Dey Algeria 3-2 Libya Al Madina 2-1 1-1
Mufulira Wanderers Zambia 4-2 Madagascar Fortior Mahajanga 3-1 1-1
Shooting Stars F.C. Nigeria 3-4 Guinea Horoya AC 3-1 0-3
Zamalek Egypt 3-2 Sudan Al-Hilal Club 1-1 2-1

Quarterfinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Horoya AC Guinea 7-4 Cameroon Caïman de Douala 4-1 3-3
MA Hussein Dey Algeria 5-1 Republic of the Congo Inter Club Brazzaville 3-0 2-1
Mufulira Wanderers Zambia ——1 Tanzania KMKM FC w/o w/o
Zamalek Egypt 2-2 (a) Republic of Upper Volta RC Kadiogo 2-1 0-1
  • 1:KMKM FC withdrew before 1st leg.

Semifinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
RC Kadiogo Republic of Upper Volta 3-3 (a) Guinea Horoya AC 3-2 0-1
Mufulira Wanderers Zambia 2-2 (a) Algeria MA Hussein Dey 2-1 0-1

Final[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
MA Hussein Dey Algeria 2-5 Guinea Horoya AC 1-3 1-2
MA Hussein Dey Algeria 1 – 3 Guinea Horoya AC
Aït El-Hocine Goal 54' Nfor Goal 24'
Sylla Goal 57'
Bengora Goal –'
Horoya AC Guinea 2 – 1 Algeria MA Hussein Dey

Champions[edit]

African Cup Winners' Cup Winners
Guinea
Horoya AC
First title

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