2012 CAF Champions League group stage

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2012 CAF Champions League group stage
Dates7 July – 16 September 2014
2011
2013

The 2012 CAF Champions League group stage matches took place between July and September 2012.[1] The matchdays were 6–8 July, 20–22 July, 3–5 August, 17–19 August, 31 August–2 September, and 14–16 September.[2]

The group stage featured the eight winners from the second round. They were divided into two groups of four, where they played each other home-and-away in a round-robin format. The top two teams in each group advanced to the semifinals.[3]

Seeding[edit]

The draw for the group stage was held on 15 May 2012, 14:00 UTC+02:00, at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo.[4] The eight teams were seeded into four pots (using their individual 2007–2011 5-Year team Ranking).[5] Each group contained one team from each pot.[6]

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

Tiebreakers[edit]

The order of tie-breakers used when two or more teams have equal number of points is:[3]

  1. Number of points obtained in games between the teams concerned
  2. Goal difference in games between the teams concerned
  3. Away goals scored in games between the teams concerned
  4. Goal difference in all games
  5. Goals scored in all games

Groups[edit]

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification EST SST ASO ESS
1 Tunisia Espérance de Tunis 4 3 0 1 6 3 +3 9 Semi-finals 1–0 3–2 1–0
2 Nigeria Sunshine Stars 4 2 0 2 4 4 0 6 0–2 2–0
3 Algeria ASO Chlef 4 1 0 3 4 7 −3 3 1–0 1–2 0–1
4 Tunisia Étoile du Sahel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Disqualified[a] 0–2 0–0
Source: CAF
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. ^ The match Étoile du Sahel v Espérance ST on Matchday 4 was abandoned due to crowd disturbance. The CAF decided to disqualify Étoile du Sahel as a result and all results obtained previously by Étoile du Sahel within Group A were cancelled.[7]

Espérance ST Tunisia3–2Algeria ASO Chlef
Mouelhi Goal 29' (pen.)87' (pen.)
N'Djeng Goal 90+3'
Report Mellouli Goal 42'
Messaoud Goal 85'
Referee: Bouchaib El Ahrach (Morocco)

Sunshine Stars Nigeria2–0Algeria ASO Chlef
Olorundare Goal 48'
Azuka Goal 59'
Report
Espérance ST Tunisia1–0
Annulled
Tunisia Étoile du Sahel
Mouelhi Goal 41' (pen.) Report
Referee: Neant Alioum (Cameroon)

ASO Chlef Algeria1–2Nigeria Sunshine Stars
Eyenga Goal 48' Report Tamen Goal 45+2'
Ukeyima Goal 76'
Referee: Aboubacar Bangoura (Guinea)
Étoile du Sahel Tunisia0–2
Suspended and Annulled
Tunisia Espérance ST
Report Aouadhi Goal 41'
N'Djeng Goal 74'

Espérance ST Tunisia1–0Nigeria Sunshine Stars
Ebitogwa Goal 52' (o.g.) Report
Referee: Khalid Abdel Rahman (Sudan)

ASO Chlef Algeria1–0Tunisia Espérance ST
Eyenga Goal 26' Report
Referee: Eric Otogo-Castane (Gabon)

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification AHL TPM BER ZAM
1 Egypt Al-Ahly 6 3 2 1 9 6 +3 11 Semi-finals 2–1 4–1 1–1
2 Democratic Republic of the Congo TP Mazembe 6 3 1 2 9 6 +3 10 2–0 2–2 2–0
3 Ghana Berekum Chelsea 6 2 3 1 9 10 −1 9 1–1 1–0 3–2
4 Egypt Zamalek SC 6 0 2 4 5 10 −5 2 0–1 1–2 1–1
Source: CAF
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Berekum Chelsea Ghana3–2Egypt Zamalek
Clottey Goal 29'46'90+1' Report Cissé Goal 22'34'
Al-Ahly Egypt2–1Democratic Republic of the Congo TP Mazembe
Moteab Goal 12'
Geddo Goal 90+2'
Report Samatta Goal 85'

TP Mazembe Democratic Republic of the Congo2–2Ghana Berekum Chelsea
Mputu Goal 11'32' Report Clottey Goal 70' (pen.)84'
Zamalek Egypt0–1Egypt Al-Ahly
Report Aboutrika Goal 79'
Attendance: 0
Referee: Sylvester Kirwa (Kenya)

TP Mazembe Democratic Republic of the Congo2–0Egypt Zamalek
Kasongo Goal 70'
Samata Goal 77'
Report
Referee: Khalid Abdel Rahman (Sudan)
Al-Ahly Egypt4–1Ghana Berekum Chelsea
Said Goal 17'
Nagieb Goal 33'
Soliman Goal 68'72'
Report Clottey Goal 41' (pen.)

Berekum Chelsea Ghana1–1Egypt Al-Ahly
Opoku Goal 52' Report Anicet Goal 43'
Referee: Bouchaib El Ahrach (Morocco)
Zamalek Egypt1–2Democratic Republic of the Congo TP Mazembe
Omotoyossi Goal 36' Report Himoonde Goal 34'
Samata Goal 44'
Attendance: 0
Referee: Slim Jedidi (Tunisia)

Zamalek Egypt1–1Ghana Berekum Chelsea
Ibrahim Goal 13' Report Nafiu Goal 24'
TP Mazembe Democratic Republic of the Congo2–0Egypt Al-Ahly
Samata Goal 49'
Kanda Goal 61'
Report
Referee: Neant Alioum (Cameroon)

Al-Ahly Egypt1–1Egypt Zamalek
Barakat Goal 62' Report Ibrahim Goal 42'
Attendance: 0
Referee: Slim Jedidi (Tunisia)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dates fixed for Inter-clubs Competitions 2012" (PDF). Confédération Africaine de Football. 30 June 2011. Retrieved 14 December 2011.
  2. ^ "Orange Champions League fixtures" (PDF). Confédération Africaine de Football. 15 May 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Regulations of the CAF Champions League" (PDF). Confédération Africaine de Football. Retrieved 14 December 2011.
  4. ^ "CAF interclubs final draw result". Confédération Africaine de Football. 15 May 2012.
  5. ^ "Orange Champions League and Orange Confederation Cup club ranking" (PDF). Confédération Africaine de Football. 15 May 2012.
  6. ^ "Orange Champions League Draw procedure" (PDF). Confédération Africaine de Football. 15 May 2012.
  7. ^ "Disqualification of Etoile Sportive du Sahel from the 16th Edition of Orange CAF Champions League 2012" (PDF). Confédération Africaine de Football. 26 August 2012.

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