1979 African Cup of Champions Clubs
|Teams||28 (from 1 confederation)|
|Champions|| Union Douala (1st title)|
|Runners-up|| Hearts of Oak|
|Goals scored||100 (2.22 per match)|
The 1979 African Cup of Champions Clubs was the 15th 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 28 teams and was used a playoff scheme with home and away matches. Union Douala from Cameroon won that final, and became for the first time CAF club champion.
1 Both teams withdrew; the tie was scratched.
2 Bata Bullets withdrew.
3 Simba FC did not show up for the second leg.
1 Ogaden Anbassa withdrew.
2 Matlama FC were drawn against the winner of the tie between Kenya Breweries and Al-Merrikh, but both teams withdrew.
1 The 2nd leg was abandoned with CS Imana leading 1-0 due to a pitch invasion and crowd disturbances; Zamalek were ejected from the competition.
|1979 African Cup of Champions Clubs winners
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The top scorers from the 1979 African Cup of Champions Clubs are as follows: