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) w/o TP USCA Bangui
Bendel Insurance F.C. 6-1 Petrosport FC 1-0 5-1
Espoirs (Nouakchott) 1-1 (4-5 p) Wallidan F.C. 1-0 0-1
SC Gagnoa 4-1 Cedar United 3-1 1-0
Gor Mahia w/o Al Ittihad El Iskandary
Kadiogo FC 1-1 (4-2 p) Asante Kotoko 1-0 0-1
Maseru United 6-6 (a) Notwane FC 2-1 4-5
CD Maxaquene 0-4 AS Sotema 0-3 0-1
Nsambya FC w/o Al Neel SC
Pan African FC 1-1 (5-4 p) Omedla 1-0 0-1
Deportivo Mongomo 2-8 Canon Yaoundé 1-3 1-5
UDIB (Bissau) 2-3 Bai Bureh Warriors 1-1 1-2
CM Belcourt bye
Horoya AC bye
Requins de l'Atlantique FC bye
AS Vita Club bye

Second round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Bai Bureh Warriors 0-4 Horoya AC 0-1 0-3
Bendel Insurance F.C. 2-0 SC Gagnoa 1-0 1-0
CM Belcourt 5-2 Al-Nasr (Benghazi) 4-2 1-0
Gor Mahia 1-1 (a) Nsambya FC 0-0 1-1
Kadiogo FC 4-2 Requins de l'Atlantique FC 3-1 1-1
Maseru United 1-5 AS Sotema 0-1 1-4
Pan African FC 2-2 (a) AS Vita Club 2-1 0-1
Wallidan F.C. 1-3 Canon Yaoundé 1-2 1-0

Quarterfinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
AS Sotema 2-2 (3-5 p) Bendel Insurance F.C. 2-0 0-2
CM Belcourt 1-6 Horoya AC 0-3 1-3
Kadiogo FC 2-4 Gor Mahia 1-2 1-2
AS Vita Club 4-7 Canon Yaoundé 3-1 1-6

Semifinals[edit]

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

Final[edit]

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

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