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1979 African Cup Winners' Cup

1979 African Cup Winners' Cup
Tournament details
Dates April - 9 December 1979
Teams 28 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions Canon Yaoundé (1st title)
Runners-up Gor Mahia
Tournament statistics
Matches played 48
Goals scored 124 (2.58 per match)

The 1978 season of the African Cup Winners' Cup football club tournament was won by Canon Yaoundé in two-legged final victory against Gor Mahia. This was the fifth season that the tournament took place for the winners of each African country's domestic cup. Twenty-eight sides entered the competition, with USCA Bangui, Al Ittihad El Iskandary, Al Nil Wad Medani withdrawing before 1st leg of the first round. No preliminary round took place during this season of the competition.

First round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al Nasr (Benghazi) ——1 TP USCA Bangui w/o w/o
Bendel Insurance F.C. 6-1 Petrosport FC 1-0 5-1
Espoirs (Nouakchott) 1-12 Wallidan F.C. 1-0 0-1
SC Gagnoa 4-1 Cedar United 3-1 1-0
Gor Mahia ——1 Al Ittihad El Iskandary w/o w/o
Kadiogo F.C. 1-13 Asante Kotoko 1-0 0-1
Maseru United 6-6 Notwane FC 2-1 4-5
Clube de Desportos do Maxaquene 0-4 AS Sotema 0-3 0-1
Nsambya F.C. ——1 Al Neel SC w/o w/o
Pan African FC 1-14 Omedla 1-0 0-1
Deportivo Mongomo 2-8 Canon Yaoundé 1-3 1-5
UDIB (Bissau) 2-3 Bai Bureh Warriors 1-1 1-2
CM Belcourt Bye
Horoya AC Bye
Requins de l'Atlantique FC Bye
AS Vita Club Bye
  • 1:USCA Bangui, Al Ittihad El Iskandary, Al Neel SC withdrew before 1st leg.
  • 2:Wallidan F.C. won 5-4 on PSO.
  • 3:Kadiogo F.C. won 4-2 on PSO.
  • 4:Pan African F.C. won 5-4 on PSO.

Second round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Bai Bureh Warriors 0-4 Horoya AC 0-1 0-3
Bendel Insurance F.C. 2-0 SC Gagnoa 1-0 1-0
CM Belcourt 5-2 Al Nasr (Benghazi) 4-2 1-0
Gor Mahia 1-1 Nsambya F.C. 0-0 1-1
Kadiogo F.C. 4-2 Requins de l'Atlantique FC 3-1 1-1
Maseru United 1-5 AS Sotema 0-1 1-4
Pan African FC 2-2 AS Vita Club 2-1 0-1
Wallidan F.C. 1-3 Canon Yaoundé 1-2 1-0

Quarterfinals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
AS Sotema 2-21 Bendel Insurance F.C. 2-0 0-2
CM Belcourt 1-6 Horoya AC 0-3 1-3
Kadiogo F.C. 2-4 Gor Mahia 1-2 1-2
AS Vita Club 4-7 Canon Yaoundé 3-1 1-6
  • 1:Bendel Insurance F.C. won 5-3 on PSO

Semifinals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Canon Yaoundé 1-0 Bendel Insurance F.C. 1-0 0-0
Gor Mahia 3-0 Horoya AC 1-0 2-0

Final

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Gor Mahia 0-8 Canon Yaoundé 0-2 0-6
African Cup Winners' Cup Winners

Canon Yaoundé
First title

External links

  • Results available on CAF Official Website
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