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1981 African Cup of Champions Clubs
|Teams||31 (from 1 confederation)|
|Champions|| JE Tizi Ouzou (1st title)|
|Runners-up|| AS Vita Club|
|Goals scored||145 (2.74 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)|| Mahmoud El Khatib (6 goals)|
The African Cup of Champions Clubs 1981 was the 17th edition of the annual international club football competition held in the CAF region (Africa), the African Cup of Champions Clubs. It determined that years club champion of association football in Africa.
The tournament was played by 31 teams and was used a playoff scheme with home and away matches. JE Tizi Ouzou from Algeria won that final, and became for the first time CAF club champion.
1 Benfica de Bissau withdrew.
2 Simba SC withdrew.
3 TP USCA Bangui failed to appear for the 2nd leg.
1 Horseed FC withdrew after the 1st leg.
1 Al Ahly were forced to withdraw due to the political situation in Egypt after the assassination of Anwar Sadat.
|1981 African Cup of Champions Clubs winners
JE Tizi Ouzou
The top scorers from the 1981 African Cup of Champions Clubs are as follows:
JE Tizi Ouzou (Jeunesse Eléctronique de Tizi Ouzou) are now called JS Kabylie (Jeunesse Sportive de Kabylie).