2007 CAF Confederation Cup

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2007 CAF Confederation Cup
Confederation of African Football Confederation Cup
Tournament details
Dates28 January – 24 November
Teams58
Final positions
ChampionsTunisia CS Sfaxien (1st title)
Runners-upSudan Al-Merrikh
Tournament statistics
Matches played114
Goals scored309 (2.71 per match)
Top scorer(s)Democratic Republic of the Congo Trésor Mputu (11 goals)
2006
2008

The 2007 CAF Confederation Cup was the fourth edition of the CAF Confederation Cup. Its schedule began with the preliminary round (home-and-away ties) in late January and mid-February with the second round in March and the third round in April.

Qualifying rounds[edit]

All rounds have been drawn.

Preliminary round[edit]

1st legs played 26–28 January 2007 and 2nd legs played 9–11 February 2007.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Prince Louis Burundi 0–3 Rwanda ATRACO FC 0–0 0–3
Notwane Botswana 1–2 Ethiopia Defence F.C. 1–1 0–1
AS Togo-Port Togo 1–3 Tunisia EGS Gafsa 1–1 0–2
Ports Authority F.C. Sierra Leone 3–0 Mali AS Bamako 2–0 1–0
ASAC Concorde Mauritania 1–3 Algeria ASO Chlef 0–1 1–2
Al Ahli Tripoli Libya 2–2 (a) Chad AS CotonTchad 2–1 0–1
Telestars Gabon 1–2 Democratic Republic of the Congo OC Bukavu Dawa 1–0 0–2
Sport Bissau e Benfica Guinea-Bissau 1–3 Guinea Satellite 1–3 1
Curepipe Starlight Mauritius 1–4 Madagascar AJESAIA 1–0 0–4
St Michel United FC Seychelles 2–2 (a) Réunion Saint-Pauloise FC 2–1 0–1
San Pedro Claver Equatorial Guinea 1–7 Angola Benfica de Luanda 1–5 0–2
JS Talangaï Republic of the Congo 0–3 Cameroon Les Astres FC 0–2 0–1
Sahel SC Niger 3–3 (a) Burkina Faso Étoile Filante 2–2 1–1
Mundu Zanzibar 1–6 Zimbabwe Mwana Africa 0–3 1–3
Hawks The Gambia 1–1 (a) Ivory Coast AS Denguélé 0–0 1–1
NPA Anchors Liberia 2–4 Senegal US Gorée 2–3 0–1
Têxtil do Punguè Mozambique 5–3 Tanzania Simba 1–1 4–2
AS Dragons Benin 0–3 Nigeria Kwara United 0–1 0–2

1 The tie was played over one leg by mutual consent due to civil unrest in Guinea.

First round[edit]

1st legs played 2–4 March 2007 and 2nd legs played 16–18 March 2007.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Defence F.C. Ethiopia 1–2 Rwanda ATRACO FC 1–0 0–2
Ports Authority F.C. Sierra Leone 4–6 Tunisia EGS Gafsa 3–2 1–4
ASO Chlef Algeria 1–0 Egypt ENPPI 0–0 1–0
AS CotonTchad Chad 2–5 Sudan Al-Merrikh 2–0 0–5
OC Bukavu Dawa Democratic Republic of the Congo 0–7 Ivory Coast Issia Wazi FC 0–2 0–5
Satellite Guinea 1–7 Tunisia CS Sfaxien 1–3 0–4
AJESAIA Madagascar 3–8 Egypt Ismaily SC 2–2 1–6
Saint-Pauloise FC Réunion 0–2 Zambia Green Buffaloes 0–0 0–2
Benfica de Luanda Angola 4–1 Democratic Republic of the Congo DC Motema Pembe 4–1 0–0
Les Astres FC Cameroon awd1 Ghana Tema Youth
Étoile Filante Burkina Faso 1–1 (4–3 p) Senegal US Ouakam 1–0 0–1
Mwana Africa Zimbabwe 2–0 Angola Interclube 2–0 0–0
B.Hawks The Gambia 2–3 Nigeria Dolphins F.C. 0–0 2–3
US Gorée Senegal 2–3 Morocco Hassania Agadir 0–0 2–3
Têxtil do Punguè Mozambique 0–6 Cameroon US Douala 0–3 0–3
Kwara United Nigeria 3–3 (4–3 p) Algeria MC Alger 3–0 0–3

1 Tema Youth were disqualified for not showing up to the first leg.

Second round[edit]

1st legs played 6–8 April 2007 and 2nd legs played 20–22 April 2007.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
ATRACO FC Rwanda 3–3 (a) Tunisia EGS Gafsa 2–2 1–1
ASO Chlef Algeria 1–3 Sudan Al-Merrikh 1–0 0–3
Issia Wazi FC Ivory Coast 1–2 Tunisia CS Sfaxien 1–0 0–2
Ismaily SC Egypt 3–2 Zambia Green Buffaloes 2–1 1–1
Benfica de Luanda Angola 4–1 1 Cameroon Les Astres FC 3–0 1–1
Étoile Filante Burkina Faso 2–3 Zimbabwe Mwana Africa 2–0 0–3
Dolphins FC Nigeria 1–1 (5–3 p) Morocco Hassania Agadir 1–0 0–1
US Douala Cameroon 3–4 Nigeria Kwara United 1–1 2–3

1 Benfica de Luanda were ejected from the competition for fielding an ineligible player.

Play-off round[edit]

The 8 winners of the round of 16 play the losers of the round of 16 of the Champions League for 8 places in the group stage.
1st legs played 4–6 May 2007 and 2nd legs played 18–20 May 2007.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Étoile du Congo Republic of the Congo 2–3 Cameroon Les Astres FC 2–1 0–2
Wydad Casablanca Morocco 0–3 Egypt Ismaily SC 0–1 0–2
TP Mazembe Democratic Republic of the Congo 4–1 Zimbabwe Mwana Africa 1–0 3–1
Young Africans Tanzania 0–2 Sudan Al-Merrikh 0–0 0–2
Nasarawa United Nigeria 1–2 Nigeria Kwara United 1–1 0–1
Mamelodi Sundowns South Africa 3–2 Tunisia EGS Gafsa 2–1 1–1
Coton Sport FC Cameroon 2–5 Tunisia CS Sfaxien 2–1 0–4
Maranatha Togo 1–4 Nigeria Dolphins 1–2 0–2

Group stage[edit]

The Group Stage matches were played between August and October 2007.

Key to colours in group tables
Group winners advance to the final

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Tunisia CS Sfaxien 13 6 4 1 1 13 4 +9
Democratic Republic of the Congo TP Mazembe 12 6 4 0 2 11 9 +2
South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns 6 6 2 0 4 7 13 -6
Cameroon Les Astres FC 4 6 1 1 4 5 10 -5

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Sudan Al-Merrikh 10 6 3 1 2 13 8 +5
Nigeria Dolphins 10 6 3 1 2 8 7 +1
Egypt Ismaily SC 8 6 2 2 2 4 5 -1
Nigeria Kwara United 5 6 1 2 3 4 9 -5

Knockout stage[edit]

Final[edit]

Al-Merrikh Sudan2–4Tunisia CS Sfaxien
CS Sfaxien Tunisia1–0Sudan Al-Merrikh

CS Sfaxien won 5–2 on aggregate.

Top goalscorers[edit]

The top scorers from the 2007 CAF Confederation Cup are as follows:

Rank Name Team Goals
1 Democratic Republic of the Congo Trésor Mputu Democratic Republic of the Congo TP Mazembe 11
2 Ivory Coast Blaise Kouassi Tunisia CS Sfaxien 10
3 Ivory Coast Wilfried Bony Ivory Coast Issia Wazi 6
Nigeria Endurance Idahor Sudan Al-Merrikh 6
Sudan Faisal Agab Sudan Al-Merrikh 6
Democratic Republic of the Congo Lelo Mbele Tunisia CS Sfaxien 6
7 Egypt Omar Gamal Egypt Ismaily 4
Nigeria Bola Bello Nigeria Dolphins 4
Ivory Coast Douaou Bakari Tunisia EGS Gafsa 4

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