1998 CAF Champions League

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1998 CAF Champions League
Tournament details
Dates30 January – 12 December
Teams42 (from 42 associations)
Final positions
ChampionsIvory Coast ASEC Mimosas (1st title)
Runners-upZimbabwe Dynamos Harare
Tournament statistics
Matches played87
Goals scored155 (1.78 per match)
1997
1999

The 1998 CAF Champions League was the 34th awarding of Africa's premier club football tournament prize organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF), and the 2nd edition under the current CAF Champions League format. ASEC Mimosas of Ivory Coast defeated Dynamos Harare of Zimbabwe in the final to win their first title.

Qualifying rounds[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
St.-Michel United Seychelles 2–8 Ethiopia Ethiopian Coffee SC 1–0 1–8
Rayon Sport Rwanda 6–1 Burundi Maniema FC 6–1 w/o1
Telecom Wanderers Malawi 4–1 Botswana BDF XI 3–0 1–1
Mbabane Swallows Eswatini 1–6 Lesotho LDF 1–4 0–2
Mdlaw Megbi Eritrea 0–2 Kenya Utalii 0–1 0–1
SS Saint-Louisienne Réunion 1–3 Mauritius Sunrise Flacq United 1–2 0–1
Deportivo Mongomo Equatorial Guinea w/o2 Republic of the Congo Muni Sport
Wallidan FC The Gambia 0–2 Senegal AS Douanes 0–0 0–2
Mogas 90 FC Benin w/o2 Sierra Leone East End Lions
Tourbillon FC Chad w/o3 Central African Republic AS Tempête Mocaf

1 Maniema FC withdrew after the 1st leg.
2 Muni Sport and East End Lions both withdrew.
3 AS Tempête Mocaf were disqualified for not paying the entry fee.

First round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Ethiopian Coffee SC Ethiopia 3–3 (a) Egypt Al Ahly 1–1 2–2
Rayon Sport Rwanda 3–3 (a) Tanzania Young Africans 2–2 1–1
Telecom Wanderers Malawi 2–4 Zimbabwe Dynamos Harare 1–2 1–2
Sunrise Flacq United Mauritius 0–4 Mozambique Ferroviário 0–4 0–0
KCC Uganda 1–3 Zambia Power Dynamos 0–1 1–2
LDF Lesotho 4–5 South Africa Manning Rangers 3–3 1–2
Utalii Kenya 4–3 Sudan Al-Merrikh 4–0 0–3
CI Kamsar Guinea 3–5 Tunisia ES Sahel 1–2 2–3
Deportivo Mongomo Equatorial Guinea 3–13 Angola Petro Atlético 1–4 2–9
Eagle Cement Nigeria 4–3 Democratic Republic of the Congo AS Vita Club 4–1 0–2
RC Bobo Burkina Faso 2–4 Ivory Coast ASEC Mimosas 1–0 1–4
Dynamic Lomé Togo 5–9 Gabon FC 105 Libreville 3–3 2–6
AS Douanes Senegal 2–1 Algeria CS Constantine 2–1 0–0
Mogas 90 FC Benin 1–6 Morocco Raja Casablanca 0–0 1–6
Tourbillon FC Chad 1–4 Cameroon Coton Sport FC 0–0 1–4
Djoliba AC Mali 0–1 Ghana Hearts of Oak 0–0 0–1

Second round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Ethiopian Coffee SC Ethiopia 3–8 Tanzania Young Africans 2–2 1–6
Dynamos Harare Zimbabwe 2–1 Mozambique Ferroviário 1–1 1–0
Power Dynamos Zambia 0–4 South Africa Manning Rangers 0–2 0–2
Utalii Kenya 1–1 (2-4 p) Tunisia ES Sahel 1–0 0–1
Petro Atlético Angola 0–3 Nigeria Eagle Cement 0–1 0–2
ASEC Mimosas Ivory Coast 4–2 Gabon FC 105 Libreville 2–0 2–2
AS Douanes Senegal 1–2 Morocco Raja Casablanca 1–0 0–2
Coton Sport FC Cameroon 2–2 (a) Ghana Hearts of Oak 2–1 0–1

Group stage[edit]

Key to colours in group tables
Group winners advance to the final

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts DYN HEA ESS EAG
Zimbabwe Dynamos Harare 6 3 1 2 6 3 +3 10 0–1 1–0 3–0
Ghana Hearts of Oak 6 3 1 2 7 6 +1 10 1–1 3–2 1–0
Tunisia ES Sahel 6 3 0 3 11 7 +4 9 1–0 2–1 5–0
Nigeria Eagle Cement 6 2 0 4 3 11 −8 6 0–1 1–0 2–1

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts ASEC MAN RCA YOU
Ivory Coast ASEC Mimosas 6 4 1 1 10 4 +6 13 3–1 1–1 2–1
South Africa Manning Rangers 6 3 1 2 9 6 +3 10 1–0 1–0 4–0
Morocco Raja Casablanca 6 2 2 2 12 7 +5 8 0–1 2–1 6–0
Tanzania Young Africans 6 0 2 4 5 19 −14 2 0–3 1–1 3–3

Knockout stage[edit]

Final[edit]

Dynamos Harare Zimbabwe0–0Ivory Coast ASEC Mimosas
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Karim Daho (Algeria)
ASEC Mimosas Ivory Coast4–2Zimbabwe Dynamos Harare

Top goalscorers[edit]

The top scorers from the 1998 CAF Champions League are as follows:

Rank Name Team Goals
1 Ethiopia Aseged Tesfaye Ethiopia Ethiopian Coffee SC 6
Morocco Reda Ereyahi Morocco Raja Casablanca 6
3 Morocco Mustapha Moustawdaa Morocco Raja Casablanca 4
4 Angola Zico Angola Petro Atlético 3
Nigeria Musa Nigeria Eagle Cement 3

External links[edit]