1979 African Cup Winners' Cup

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1979 African Cup Winners' Cup
Tournament details
Dates April - 9 December 1979
Teams 28 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions Cameroon Canon Yaoundé (1st title)
Runners-up Kenya Gor Mahia
Tournament statistics
Matches played 48
Goals scored 124 (2.58 per match)
1978
1980

The 1978 season of the African Cup Winners' Cup football club tournament was won by Canon Yaoundé in two-legged final victory against Gor Mahia. This was the fifth season that the tournament took place for the winners of each African country's domestic cup. Twenty-eight sides entered the competition, with USCA Bangui, Al Ittihad El Iskandary, Al Nil Wad Medani withdrawing before 1st leg of the first round. No preliminary round took place during this season of the competition.

First round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al Nasr (Benghazi) Libya w/o Central African Republic TP USCA Bangui
Bendel Insurance F.C. Nigeria 6-1 Gabon Petrosport FC 1-0 5-1
Espoirs (Nouakchott) Mauritania 1-1 (4-5 p) The Gambia Wallidan F.C. 1-0 0-1
SC Gagnoa Ivory Coast 4-1 Liberia Cedar United 3-1 1-0
Gor Mahia Kenya w/o Egypt Al Ittihad El Iskandary
Kadiogo FC Republic of Upper Volta 1-1 (4-2 p) Ghana Asante Kotoko 1-0 0-1
Maseru United Lesotho 6-6 (a) Botswana Notwane FC 2-1 4-5
CD Maxaquene Mozambique 0-4 Madagascar AS Sotema 0-3 0-1
Nsambya FC Uganda w/o Sudan Al Neel SC
Pan African FC Tanzania 1-1 (5-4 p) Ethiopia Omedla 1-0 0-1
Deportivo Mongomo Equatorial Guinea 2-8 Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 1-3 1-5
UDIB (Bissau) Guinea-Bissau 2-3 Sierra Leone Bai Bureh Warriors 1-1 1-2
CM Belcourt Algeria bye
Horoya AC Guinea bye
Requins de l'Atlantique FC Benin bye
AS Vita Club Zaire bye

Second round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Bai Bureh Warriors Sierra Leone 0-4 Guinea Horoya AC 0-1 0-3
Bendel Insurance F.C. Nigeria 2-0 Ivory Coast SC Gagnoa 1-0 1-0
CM Belcourt Algeria 5-2 Libya Al-Nasr (Benghazi) 4-2 1-0
Gor Mahia Kenya 1-1 (a) Uganda Nsambya FC 0-0 1-1
Kadiogo FC Republic of Upper Volta 4-2 Benin Requins de l'Atlantique FC 3-1 1-1
Maseru United Lesotho 1-5 Madagascar AS Sotema 0-1 1-4
Pan African FC Tanzania 2-2 (a) Zaire AS Vita Club 2-1 0-1
Wallidan F.C. The Gambia 1-3 Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 1-2 1-0

Quarterfinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
AS Sotema Madagascar 2-2 (3-5 p) Nigeria Bendel Insurance F.C. 2-0 0-2
CM Belcourt Algeria 1-6 Guinea Horoya AC 0-3 1-3
Kadiogo FC Republic of Upper Volta 2-4 Kenya Gor Mahia 1-2 1-2
AS Vita Club Zaire 4-7 Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 3-1 1-6

Semifinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Canon Yaoundé Cameroon 1-0 Nigeria Bendel Insurance F.C. 1-0 0-0
Gor Mahia Kenya 3-0 Guinea Horoya AC 1-0 2-0

Final[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Gor Mahia Kenya 0-8 Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 0-2 0-6
African Cup Winners' Cup Winners
Cameroon
Canon Yaoundé
First title

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