2005 CAF Champions League Final

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2005 CAF Champions League Final
Stade olympique de Sousse, 13 avril 2016.jpg
Stade Olympique de Sousse that hosted the first leg of the final
Event2005 CAF Champions League
First leg
Date28 October 2005
VenueStade Olympique de Sousse, Sousse
RefereeAbderrahim El Arjoun (Morocco)
Attendance20,000
Second Leg
Date12 November 2005
VenueCairo Military Academy Stadium, Cairo
RefereeLassina Paré (Burkina Faso)
Attendance35,000
2004
2006

The 2005 CAF Champions League Final was a football tie held over two legs in December 2005 between Al Ahly, and Étoile du Sahel.

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)
Tunisia Étoile du Sahel UNAF (North Africa) 2004
Egypt Al Ahly UNAF (North Africa) 1982, 1983, 1987, 2001

Background[edit]

Al Ahly reached a total of four finals, winning three (1982, 1987, 2001) and losing one (1983). Étoile du Sahel reached the second consecutive final in his history after they lost against Enyimba in the previous edition 2004.

Both teams qualified as winners of their groups. Both teams also qualified for the semifinals on the second-last matchday. In the semifinals Étoile du Sahel defeated the Moroccan side Raja Casablanca 2–0 on aggregate, after winning twice with the same result (1–0): the first leg in Casablanca, and the second leg in Sousse. Al Ahly faced his compatriot Zamalek winning the first leg (2–1) and the second leg (2–0) after playing the two matches in Cairo.

Road to final[edit]








Tunisia Étoile du Sahel Round Egypt Al Ahly
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Qualifying rounds Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Senegal AS Douanes 3–1 0–0 (A) 3–1 (H) First round Uganda Villa SC 6–0 0–0 (A) 6–0 (H)
Morocco FAR Rabat 2–1 0–1 (A) 2–0 (H) Second round Algeria USM Alger 3–2 1–0 (A) 2–2 (H)
Opponent Result Group stage Opponent Result
Tunisia ES Tunis 0–0 (H) Matchday 1 Morocco Raja Casablanca 1–0 (H)
Egypt Zamalek 1–1 (A) Matchday 2 Nigeria Enyimba 1–0 (A)
Ivory Coast ASEC Mimosas 1–1 (A) Matchday 3 South Africa Ajax Cape Town 2–0 (H)
Ivory Coast ASEC Mimosas 2–1 (H) Matchday 4 South Africa Ajax Cape Town 0–0 (A)
Tunisia ES Tunis 1–1 (A) Matchday 5 Morocco Raja Casablanca 1–1 (A)
Egypt Zamalek 2–1 (H) Matchday 6 Nigeria Enyimba 2–1 (H)
Group B Winner
Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Tunisia Étoile du Sahel 10 6 2 4 0 8 6 +2
Egypt Zamalek 9 6 2 3 1 8 7 +1
Ivory Coast ASEC Mimosas 6 6 1 3 2 5 6 -1
Tunisia ES Tunis 4 6 0 4 2 3 5 -2
Final standings Group A winner
Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Egypt Al Ahly 14 6 4 2 0 7 2 +5
Morocco Raja Casablanca 8 6 2 2 2 6 5 +1
Nigeria Enyimba 7 6 2 1 3 6 5 +1
South Africa Ajax Cape Town 3 6 0 3 3 2 9 -7
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Knock-out stage Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Morocco Raja Casablanca 2–0 1–0 (A) 1–0 (H) Semifinals Egypt Zamalek 4–1 2–1 (A) 2–0 (H)

Rules[edit]

The final was decided over two legs, with aggregate goals used to determine the winner. If the sides were level on aggregate after the second leg, the away goals rule would have been applied, and if still level, the tie would have proceeded directly to a penalty shootout (no extra time is played).[1]

First leg[edit]

Etoile du Sahel Tunisia0–0Egypt Al Ahly
Rapport
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Abderrahim El Arjoun (Morocco)
Etoile Du Sahel
Al Ahly
GK 1 Nigeria Austin Ejide
DF 26 Tunisia Saïf Ghezal
DF 7 Tunisia Kais Zouaghi
DF 6 Tunisia Saber Ben Frej
DF 29 Tunisia Lotfi Sallami Substituted off 71'
DF 25 Tunisia Chaker Zouaghi
MF 17 Tunisia Marouane Bakri
MF 22 Tunisia Ahmed Hammi
MF 8 Cape Verde Gilson Silva Substituted off 81'
MF 23 Tunisia Mohamed Jedidi
FW 19 Nigeria Emeka Opara Substituted off 81'
Substitutes:
FW 2 Tunisia Yassine Chikhaoui Substituted in 71'
MF 24 Tunisia Mejdi Traoui Substituted in 81'
MF 10 Tunisia Saber Trabelsi Substituted in 81'
Manager:
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mehmed Baždarević
GK 1 Egypt Essam El Hadary
DF 16 Egypt Emad El Nahhas
DF 7 Egypt Ahmad El-Sayed
DF 26 Egypt Wael Gomaa
DF 2 Egypt Islam El-Shater Substituted off 71'
DF 14 Egypt Hassan Mostafa
MF 17 Egypt Mohamed Shawky
MF 12 Angola Gilberto
MF 22 Egypt Mohamed Aboutrika Substituted off 81'
MF 8 Egypt Mohamed Barakat
FW 19 Egypt Emad Meteb Substituted off 81'
Substitutes:
FW 2 Egypt Osama Hosny Substituted in 71'
Manager:
Portugal Manuel José

Assistant referees:
Lamine Camara (Gambia)
Hday Menah (Gambia)
Fourth official:
Sadek Abd Nabi (Egypt)

Second leg[edit]

Al Ahly Egypt3–0Tunisia Etoile du Sahel
Aboutrika Goal 20'
Hosny Goal 51'
Barakat Goal 90+2'
Rapport
Al Ahly
Etoile Du Sahel
GK 1 Egypt Essam El Hadary
DF 16 Egypt Emad El Nahhas
DF 26 Egypt Wael Gomaa
DF 5 Egypt Ahmad El-Sayed
DF 8 Egypt Mohamed Barakat Substituted off 71'
DF 14 Egypt Hassan Mostafa
MF 17 Egypt Mohamed Shawky
MF 12 Angola Gilberto
MF 22 Egypt Mohamed Aboutrika Substituted off 81'
MF 13 Egypt Emad Meteb
FW 18 Egypt Osama Hosny Substituted off 81'
Substitutes:
FW 3 Egypt Mohamed Abdelwahab Substituted in 71'
FW 2 Egypt Islam El-Shater Substituted in 71'
FW 2 Egypt Hossam Ashour Substituted in 71'
Manager:
Portugal Manuel José
GK 1 Nigeria Austin Ejide
DF 26 Tunisia Saïf Ghezal
DF 7 Tunisia Kais Zouaghi
DF 6 Tunisia Saber Ben Frej
DF 29 Tunisia Lotfi Sallami Substituted off 71'
DF 25 Tunisia Chaker Zouaghi
MF 17 Tunisia Marouane Bakri
MF 22 Tunisia Ahmed Hammi
MF 8 Cape Verde Gilson Silva Substituted off 81'
MF 23 Tunisia Mohamed Jedidi
FW 19 Nigeria Emeka Opara Substituted off 81'
Substitutes:
FW 2 Tunisia Yassine Chikhaoui Substituted in 71'
MF 24 Tunisia Bassem Ben Nasser Substituted in 81'
MF 10 Tunisia Saber Trabelsi Substituted in 81'
Manager:
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mehmed Baždarević

Assistant referees:
Hong Adogovi (Benin)
Shanti Adrian (Benin)
Fourth official:
Jalloul Azouz (Tunisia)


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