1979 African Cup Winners' Cup

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.

1979 African Cup Winners' Cup
Tournament details
DatesApril - 9 December 1979
Teams28 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
ChampionsCameroon Canon Yaoundé (1st title)
Runners-upKenya Gor Mahia
Tournament statistics
Matches played48
Goals scored124 (2.58 per match)
1978
1980

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al Nasr (Benghazi)   w/o   TP USCA Bangui
Bendel Insurance F.C.   6-1   Petrosport FC 1-0 5-1
Espoirs   1-1 (4-5 p)   Wallidan F.C. 1-0 0-1
SC Gagnoa   4-1   Cedar United 3-1 1-0
Gor Mahia   w/o   Al Ittihad Alexandria
Kadiogo FC   1-1 (4-2 p)   Asante Kotoko 1-0 0-1
Maseru United   6-6 (a)   Notwane FC 2-1 4-5
CD Maxaquene   0-4   AS Sotema 0-3 0-1
Nsambya FC   w/o   Al Neel SC
Pan African FC   1-1 (5-4 p)   Omedla 1-0 0-1
Deportivo Mongomo   2-8   Canon Yaoundé 1-3 1-5
Internacional   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

Second roundEdit

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 (a)   Nsambya FC 0-0 1-1
Kadiogo FC   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 (a)   AS Vita Club 2-1 0-1
Wallidan F.C.   1-3   Canon Yaoundé 1-2 0-1

QuarterfinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
AS Sotema   2-2 (3-5 p)   Bendel Insurance F.C. 2-0 0-2
CM Belcourt   1-6   Horoya AC 0-3 1-3
Kadiogo FC   2-4   Gor Mahia 1-2 1-2
AS Vita Club   4-7   Canon Yaoundé 3-1 1-6

SemifinalsEdit

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

FinalEdit

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

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