1975 African Cup of Champions Clubs

The African Cup of Champions Clubs 1975 was the 11th edition of the annual international club football competition held in the CAF region (Africa), the African Cup of Champions Clubs. It determined that year's club champion of association football in Africa.

The tournament was played by 28 teams and used a knock-out format with ties played home and away. Hafia FC from Guinea won the final, and became CAF club champion for the second time.

1975 African Cup of Champions Clubs
Tournament details
DatesApril - 20 December 1975
Teams28 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
ChampionsGuinea Hafia FC (2nd title)
Runners-upNigeria Enugu Rangers
Tournament statistics
Matches played47
Goals scored121 (2.57 per match)

First round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
ASDR Fatima Central African Republic 3-2 Sudan Al-Merrikh 3-0 0-21
Bame Monrovia Liberia 1-4 Togo Lomé I 0-1 1-3
Bata Bullets Malawi w/o Lesotho Matlama FC 2
Djoliba AC Mali 3-0 Sierra Leone Mighty Blackpool 2-0 1-0
Embassoria Ethiopia 1-3 Burundi AS Inter Star 1-1 0-2
Express FC Uganda 1-0 Somalia Horseed FC 1-0 0-0
Great Olympics Ghana 1-4 Nigeria Enugu Rangers 0-2 1-2
Green Buffaloes Zambia w/o Madagascar AS Corps Enseignement 3
Hafia FC Guinea w/o The Gambia Real Banjul 4
Olympic Niamey Niger 1-6 Ivory Coast ASEC Mimosas 0-2 1-4
Silures Republic of Upper Volta 5-2 Republic of Dahomey Etoile Sportive Porto-Novo 3-2 2-0
AS Vita Club Zaire 5-1 Gabon Petrosport FC 4-0 1-1

1 The match was abandoned with Al-Merrikh leading 2-0 after ASDR Fatima walked off the pitch to protest the officiating. ASDR Fatima were ejected from the competition.
2 Matlama FC, AS Corps Enseignement and Real Banjul withdrew.

Second round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
ASEC Mimosas Ivory Coast 2-2
(6-5 pen)
Senegal ASFA Dakar 1-1 1-1
Bata Bullets Malawi 2-5 Zambia Green Buffaloes 0-2 2-3
CARA Brazzaville Republic of the Congo 9-4 Republic of Upper Volta Silures 4-0 5-4
Djoliba AC Mali 3-4 Togo Lomé I 1-1 2-3
Enugu Rangers Nigeria 1-1 (a) Tanzania Young Africans 0-0 1-1
Express FC Uganda 1-2 Egypt Ghazl Al-Mehalla 1-1 0-1
AS Inter Star Burundi 2-4 Sudan Al-Merrikh 0-0 2-4
AS Vita Club Zaire 2-3 Guinea Hafia FC 2-0 0-3

Quarter-Finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
ASEC Mimosas Ivory Coast 2-3 Togo Lomé I 1-0 1-3
CARA Brazzaville Republic of the Congo 2-2
(3-4 pen)
Guinea Hafia FC 2-0 0-2
Green Buffaloes Zambia 3-4 Nigeria Enugu Rangers 2-2 1-2
Ghazl Al-Mehalla Egypt 2-1 Sudan Al-Merrikh 2-1 0-0

Semi-Finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Hafia FC Guinea 4-2 Togo Lomé I 3-1 1-1
Ghazl Al-Mehalla Egypt 3-4 Nigeria Enugu Rangers 3-1 0-3

Final

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Hafia FC Guinea 3-1 Nigeria Enugu Rangers 1-0 2-1

Champion

African Cup of Champions Clubs
1975 Winners
Guinea
Hafia FC
Second Title

External links

ASFA Dakar

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In 1971 the team has won the Senegal Premier League.

Bame Monrovia

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The team was founded in 1934.

Djoliba AC

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Embassoria

Embassoria is an Ethiopian football club based in Mereb Milash. They are a member of the Ethiopian Football Federation national league. In 1975 the team have participated in the African Cup of Champions Clubs.

Etoile Sportive Porto-Novo

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In 1974 the team has won the Benin Premier League.

Express FC

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Ghazl El Mahalla SC

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MO Constantine

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Rangers International F.C.

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Real de Banjul FC

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