2001 CAF Champions League Final

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2001 CAF Champions League Final
Cairo International Stadium.jpg
Cairo International Stadium hosted the first leg of the final
Event2001 CAF Champions League
Al-Ahly won 4–1 on aggregate
First leg
Date8 December 2001
VenueLoftus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria
RefereeCoffi Codjia (Benin)
Second leg
Date21 December 2001
VenueCairo International Stadium, Cairo
RefereeAbderrahim El Arjoun (Morocco)

The 2001 CAF Champions League Final was the final of the 2001 CAF Champions League.

It was a football tie held over two legs in December 2001 between Al-Ahly of Egypt, and Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa.

Al-Ahly won the final with aggregate 4-1, first leg 1-1 and second 3-0

Qualified teams[edit]

In the following table, finals until 1996 were in the African Cup of Champions Club era, since 1997 were in the CAF Champions League era.

Team Region Previous finals appearances (bold indicates winners)
South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns COSAFA (Southern Africa) none
Egypt Al Ahly UNAF (North Africa) 1982, 1983, 1987

Road to the final[edit]


First leg[edit]

Mamelodi Sundowns South Africa1–1Egypt Al Ahly

Second leg[edit]

Al Ahly Egypt3–0South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns
Attendance: 75,000
Referee: Abderrahim El Arjoun (Morocco)

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