African Cup Winners' Cup

The African Cup Winners' Cup was a football competition that started in 1975 and merged with the CAF Cup in 2004 to form the CAF Confederations Cup. It was a competition between the winning clubs of domestic cups in CAF-affiliated nations and was modelled after the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup.

African Cup Winners' Cup
Founded1975
Abolished2004
RegionAfrica (CAF)
Number of teams32 (first round)
Last champions ES Sahel
(2nd title)
Most successful club(s) Al Ahly
(4 titles)
Websitecafonline.com

History

The competition was founded at the beginning of 1975 by the Confederation of African Football, following the example of the UEFA in Europe, the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup. For the first edition, fifteen teams are registered and it is the Cameroonian club of Tonnerre Yaoundé who has the honor to enter the first name in the winners of the event, after defeating the Ivorians of the Stella Club d'Adjamé in final[1].

Records and statistics

Finals

Performance by club

Club Winners Runners-up Years won Years runners-up
Al Ahly 4 0 1984, 1985, 1986, 1993
El Mokawloon SC 3 0 1982, 1983, 1996
Africa Sports National 2 2 1992, 1999 1980, 1993
ÉS Sahel 2 0 1997, 2003
Canon Yaoundé 1 3 1979 1977, 1984, 2000
Tonnerre Yaoundé 1 1 1975 1976
Gor Mahia FC 1 1 1987 1979
BCC Lions 1 1 1990 1991
Power Dynamos FC 1 1 1991 1982
ES Tunis 1 1 1998 1987
Shooting Stars FC 1 0 1976
Enugu Rangers 1 0 1977
Horoya AC 1 0 1978
TP Mazembe 1 0 1980
Union Douala 1 0 1981
CA Bizerte 1 0 1988
Al-Merrikh SC 1 0 1989
DC Motema Pembe 1 0 1994
JS Kabylie 1 0 1995
Zamalek SC 1 0 2000
Kaizer Chiefs FC 1 0 2001
Wydad AC Casablanca 1 0 2002
Club Africain 0 2 1990, 1999
Julius Berger FC 0 2 1995, 2003
Stella Club d'Adjamé 0 1 1975
NA Hussein Dey 0 1 1978
Stationery Stores F.C. 0 1 1981
OC Agaza 0 1 1983
Leventis United 0 1 1985
AS Sogara 0 1 1986
Ranchers Bees FC 0 1 1988
Esan F.C. 0 1 1989
Vital'O FC 0 1 1992
Kenya Breweries FC 0 1 1994
AC Sodigraf 0 1 1996
FAR Rabat 0 1 1997
C.D. Primeiro de Agosto 0 1 1998
G.D. Interclube 0 1 2001
Asante Kotoko SC 0 1 2002

Performance by country

country Winners Runners-up Winning clubs Runners-up
 Egypt 8 0 Al Ahly (4), El Mokawloon SC (3), Zamalek SC (1) -
 Tunisia 4 3 ÉS Sahel (2), CA Bizerte (1), ES Tunis (1) Club Africain (2), ES Tunis (1)
 Nigeria 3 7 Shooting Stars FC (1), Enugu Rangers (1), BCC Lions (1) Julius Berger FC (2), Stationery Stores F.C.(1), Leventis United (1), Ranchers Bees FC (1), Esan F.C. (1), BCC Lions (1)
 Cameroon 3 4 Tonnerre Yaoundé (1), Canon Yaoundé (1), Union Douala (1) Canon Yaoundé (3), Tonnerre Yaoundé (1)
 Ivory Coast 2 3 Africa Sports National (2) Africa Sports National (2), Stella Club d'Adjamé (1)
 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2 1 TP Mazembe (1), DC Motema Pembe(1) AC Sodigraf (1)
 Kenya 1 2 Gor Mahia FC (1) Gor Mahia FC (1), Kenya Breweries FC (1)
 Algeria 1 1 JS Kabylie (1) NA Hussein Dey (1)
 Morocco 1 1 Wydad AC Casablanca (1) FAR Rabat (1)
 Zambia 1 1 Power Dynamos FC (1) Power Dynamos FC (1)
 Guinea 1 0 Horoya AC (1) -
 South Africa 1 0 Kaizer Chiefs FC (1) -
 Sudan 1 0 Al-Merrikh SC (1) -
 Angola 0 2 - C.D. Primeiro de Agosto (1), G.D. Interclube (1)
 Burundi 0 1 - Vital'O FC (1)
 Gabon 0 1 - AS Sogara (1)
 Ghana 0 1 - Asante Kotoko SC (1)
 Togo 0 1 - OC Agaza (1)

References

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