1985 Arab Club Champions Cup

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1985 Arab Club Champions Cup
بطولة الأندية العربية لأبطال الدوري 1985
Tournament details
Host country Iraq
City Baghdad
Dates 5 - 9 december 1985
Teams 3 (from 1 association)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Iraq Al-Rasheed SC (1st title)
Runners-up Algeria USM El Harrach
Tournament statistics
Matches played 3
Goals scored 13 (4.33 per match)
1984
1986

The 1985 Arab Club Champions Cup took place in Baghdad, Iraq and featured three teams. Al-Rasheed took the championship back to Iraq.

Participants[edit]

Participants
Zone Team Qualifying method
Zone 1 Iraq Al-Rasheed Iraqi League representative
Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli 1983–84 Saudi Premier League winners
Yemen Al-Ahli Sana'a 1983–84 Yemeni League winners
Zone 2 Lebanon Nejmeh 1974–75 Lebanese Championship winners (no championship after 1975)
Zone 3 Algeria USM El Harrach 1983–84 Algerian Championship runners-up

Qualifying Round[edit]

Zone 1[edit]

Preliminary round tournament held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

2 September 1985
Al-Ahli Saudi Arabia 0 – 1 Iraq Al-Rasheed
Mohammad Goal –'
Al Ahli Club Stadium, Jeddah

4 September 1985
Al-Rasheed Iraq 1 – 11 Yemen Al-Ahli Sana'a
Abid Goal –' Goal –'
Al Ahli Club Stadium, Jeddah

1 Al-Rasheed were declared winners after Al-Ahli Sana'a admitted a foreign player (from Sudan) who did not conform to competition rules.

6 September 1985
Al-Ahli Saudi Arabia Yemen Al-Ahli Sana'a
Al Ahli Club Stadium, Jeddah

Al-Rasheed advanced to the final tournament.

Zone 2[edit]

Nejmeh advanced to the final tournament.

Zone 3[edit]

USM El Harrach advanced to the final tournament.

Final Tournament[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Iraq Al-Rasheed 2 2 0 0 8 2 +6 4
Algeria USM El Harrach 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 2
Lebanon Nejmeh 2 0 0 2 1 9 -8 0

5 December 1985
Al-Rasheed Iraq 6 – 1 Lebanon Nejmeh
Dirjal Goal 8'
Abid Goal 35'71'
Saddam Goal 38'
Hashim Goal 76'
Allawi Goal 89'
Chatila Goal 79'

9 December 1985
USM El Harrach Algeria 1 – 2 Iraq Al-Rasheed
Goal –' Allawi Goal –'
Radhi Goal –'

Winner[edit]

1985 Arab Club Champions Cup
Winners
Iraq
Al-Rasheed
1st Title

External links[edit]