1996 African Cup Winners' Cup

1996 African Cup Winners' Cup
Tournament details
Dates February - 6 December 1996
Teams 37 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions Al Moqaweloon Al Arab (3rd title)
Runners-up AC Sodigraf
Tournament statistics
Matches played 59
Goals scored 159 (2.69 per match)

The 1996 season of the African Cup Winners' Cup football club tournament was won by Al Moqaweloon Al Arab in two-legged final victory against AC Sodigraf. This was the twenty-third season that the tournament took place for the winners of each African country's domestic cup. Thirty-seven sides entered the competition. Teams from Mauritania were disqualified because their federation was in debt to CAF. Great Olympics, Posta and Zasmure all withdrew before the 1st leg of the first round while Chapungu withdrew after the 1st leg. Olympique Béja withdrew before 1st leg of the second round and finally, Pretoria City withdrew before the 1st leg of the quarterfinals.


Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
CR Belouizdad 1–2 AC Sodigraf 1–1 0–1
Arab Contractors 3–2 Canon Yaoundé 2–1 1–1


Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
AC Sodigraf 0-4 Arab Contractors 0-0 0-4

First leg

24 November 1996
AC Sodigraf 0 – 0 Arab Contractors
Stade des Martyrs, Kinshasa
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Boucetta (Tunisia)

Second leg

8 December 1996
Arab Contractors 4 – 0 AC Sodigraf
Cairo International Stadium, Cairo
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Falla N'Doye (Senegal)


African Cup Winners' Cup Winners

Al Moqaweloon Al Arab
Third title

See also

External links

  • Results available on CAF Official Website
  • Results available on RSSSF
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