1977 CONCACAF Champions' Cup

The 1977 CONCACAF Champions' Cup was the 13th edition of the annual international club football competition held in the CONCACAF region (North America, Central America and the Caribbean), the CONCACAF Champions' Cup. It determined that year's club champion of association football in the CONCACAF region and was played from 17 April 1977 till 18 February 1978.

1977 CONCACAF Champions' Cup
Copa de Campeones Concacaf
Dates17 April 1977 – 18 February 1978
Final positions
ChampionsMexico América
Runners-upSuriname Robinhood
1976
1978

The teams were split in 3 zones (North American, Central American and Caribbean), each one qualifying the winner to the final tournament, where the winners of the North and Central zones played a semi-final to decide who was going to play against the Caribbean champion in the final. All the matches in the tournament were played under the home/away match system.

Mexican club América beat Surinamese side Robinhood in the final,[1] winning their first CONCACAF champion cup.[2]

North American ZoneEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
América   w/o   New York Inter-Giuliana
  • New York Inter-Giuliana withdrew
  • América advances to the CONCACAF Semi-Final.

Central American ZoneEdit

First RoundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Águila   1 - 3   Municipal 0 - 2 1 - 1
Diriangén   w/o   Barrio México
Saprissa   w/o   Real España
  • Motagua on a Bye.
  • Barrio México did not have match dates communicated to them by CONCACAF and forfeited.
  • Real España withdrew.
  • Águila, Diriangén, Saprissa advances to the second round.
Águila   0-2   Municipal
Nil  
 
Municipal   1-1
(1-3 agg.)
  Águila
Miguel Angel Coban   Alfredo Vasquez  

Second RoundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Municipal   16 - 2   Diriangén 13 - 1 3 - 1
Saprissa   w/o   Motagua
  • Motagua withdrew.
  • Municipal and Saprissa advance to the third round.
Municipal   13–1   Diriangén
Julio César Anderson      
        
Mauricio Cruz  
June 26, 1977 Diriangén   1-3
(16-2 agg.)
  Municipal Guatemala City, Guatemala
TBD   José Emilio Mitrovich   
Julio César Anderson  

Third RoundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Municipal   1 - 3   Saprissa 1 - 2 0 - 1
  • Saprissa advances to the CONCACAF Semi-Final.

Caribbean ZoneEdit

First RoundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Defence Force   0 - 4   Violette 0 - 2 0 - 2
Pele   3 - 4   Voorwaarts 2 - 0 1 - 4
Robinhood   6 - 0   YMCA 5 - 0 1 - 0
TECSA   w/o   Victory
  • Victory withdrew.
  • Violette and Robinhood advanced to the Second Round.
  • Voorwaarts on a bye to the Third Round.
  • TECSA on a bye to the Fourth Round.

Second RoundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Violette   0 - 1   Robinhood 0 - 0 0 - 1
  • Robinhood advanced to the third round.

Third RoundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Voorwaarts   0 - 2   Robinhood 0 - 1 0 - 1
  • Robinhood advanced to the fourth round.

Fourth RoundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
TECSA   2 - 4   Robinhood 1 - 1 1 - 3
  • Robinhood advanced to the CONCACAF Champions'Cup Final.

CONCACAF Final SeriesEdit

Semi-FinalEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
América   w/o   Saprissa
  • Saprissa withdrew.
  • América advances to the CONCACAF Final.

FinalEdit

First legEdit

1977 CONCACAF Champions' Cup Final
First leg
Robinhood  0–1  América
Report da Costa   49'

Second legEdit

Second leg
Robinhood  1–1  América
Emanuelson   Report (1)
Report (2)
Kiesse   70'
Attendance: 5,000
  • América won 2–1 on aggregate.

ChampionEdit

CONCACAF Champions' Cup
1977 Champions
 
América
First title

ReferencesEdit