1985 African Cup of Champions Clubs

The 1985 African Cup of Champions Clubs was the 21st 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.

1985 African Cup of Champions Clubs
Tournament details
Teams37 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
ChampionsMorocco FAR Rabat (1st title)
Runners-upZaire AS Bilima
Tournament statistics
Matches played65
Goals scored170 (2.62 per match)
Best player(s)Morocco Mohamed Timoumi
1984
1986

37 teams played in the tournament. The tournament consisted of six rounds of two-legged matches. FAR Rabat from Morocco won the final and became for the first time CAF club champion.

Preliminary roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
ASC Garde Nationale   3–1   Sporting de Bissau 1–0 2–1
Ground Force   1–4   Vital'O 1–2 0–2
Mbabane Highlanders   4–3   LPF 4–1 0–2
Petro Atlético   5–2   AS Tempête Mocaf 4–1 1–1
Ports Authority   w/o1   USFA

1 USFA Ouagadougou withdrew on the morning of the first leg.

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
AS Bilima   4–0   Township Rollers 3–0 1–0
AS Kaloum Star   3–2   Real Republicans 1–0 2–2
OC Agaza   1–3   CARA Brazzaville 0–1 1–2
Black Rhinos   4–1   Mbabane Highlanders 1–0 3–1
CA Bizertin   2–1   ASC Garde Nationale 1–0 1–1
Enugu Rangers   4–1   Petro Atlético 2–0 2–1
FAR Rabat   10–0   Ports Authority 8–0 w/o1
GCR Mascara   4–3   Al-Ittihad 4–0 0–3
Invincible Eleven   4–12   Stade Malien 3–0 1–1
Lions de l'Atakory   0–4   Hearts of Oak 0–1 0–3
SC Villa   4–4 (a)   Al-Hilal 4–2 0–2
Power Dynamos   6–1   KMKM FC 4–0 2–1
Scarlets (Nakuru)   2–2 (a)   Vital'O 2–1 0–1
Stella d'Abidjan   1–4   US Gorée 1–1 0–3
Tonnerre Yaoundé   2–2 (a)   AS Sogara 2–1 0–1
Zamalek   w/o3   Marine Club

1 Ports Authority withdrew after the first leg.
2 Invincible Eleven were ejected from the competition for fielding an ineligible player.
3 Marine Club withdrew.

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
AS Bilima   2–1   CARA Brazzaville 1–1 1–0
AS Kaloum Star   3–3 (a)   Enugu Rangers 2–0 1–3
CA Bizertin   2–4   FAR Rabat 1–4 1–0
Power Dynamos   1–3   Black Rhinos 0–2 1–1
Stade Malien   2–3   GCR Mascara 2–0 0–3
US Gorée   3–1   Hearts of Oak 3–0 0–1
Vital'O   4–2   AS Sogara 3–1 1–1
Zamalek   5–1   Al-Hilal 4–0 1–1

Quarter-FinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Black Rhinos   2–3   US Gorée 2–0 0–3
FAR Rabat   3–3 (3–1 p)   AS Kaloum Star 3–0 0–3
GCR Mascara   0–3   AS Bilima 0–0 0–3
Vital'O   3–5   Zamalek 1–0 2–5

Semi-FinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
AS Bilima   2–1   US Gorée 2–0 0–1
Zamalek   1–1 (3–4 p)   FAR Rabat 1–0 0–1

FinalEdit

FAR Rabat  5–2  AS Bilima
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AS Bilima  1–1  FAR Rabat
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ChampionEdit

1985 African Cup of Champions Clubs winners
 
FAR Rabat
First title

Top scorersEdit

The top scorers from the 1985 African Cup of Champions Clubs are as follows:

Rank Name Team Goals
1   Mokhtar Chibani   GCR Mascara 4
  Saad Dahane   FAR Rabat 4
  Abdellah Haidamou   FAR Rabat 4
  Abderrazak Khairi   FAR Rabat 4
5   Jesus   Petro Atlético 3
  Gamal Abdel Hamid   Zamalek 3
  Lahcen Chicha   FAR Rabat 3
  Mohamed Timoumi   FAR Rabat 3
9   Mourad Belhadj   GCR Mascara 2
  Mohamed Helmi   Zamalek 2
  Nasr Ibrahim   Zamalek 4
  Tarek Yehia   Zamalek 2
  Abdelmalek El Aziz   FAR Rabat 2

ReferencesEdit