2008 CAF Champions League Final

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2008 CAF Champions League Final
Cairo International Stadium.jpg
Cairo International Stadium hosted the first leg of the final
Event2008 CAF Champions League
First leg
Date2 November 2008
VenueCairo International Stadium, Cairo
RefereeJerome Damon (South Africa)
Second Leg
Date16 November 2008
VenueRoumdé Adjia Stadium, Garoua
RefereeDjamel Haimoudi (Algeria)
2007
2009

The 2008 CAF Champions League Final was a football tie held over two legs in December 2008 between Al-Ahly, and Coton Sport FC de Garoua.

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)
Egypt Al Ahly UNAF (North Africa) 1982, 1983, 1987, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007
Cameroon Coton Sport UNIFFAC (Central Africa) none

Road to the final[edit]

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]

Al-Ahly
Cotton Sport FC de Garoua

Second Leg[edit]

Cotton Sport FC de Garoua
Al-Ahly

Notes and references[edit]

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