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2005 CAF Champions League

The 2005 CAF Champions League was the 41st edition of the CAF Champions League, the Africa's premier club football tournament prize organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). It was started on 29 January 2005 with a preliminary round. Al Ahly of Egypt defeated Étoile du Sahel of Tunisia in the final to win their fourth title.

2005 CAF Champions League
Confederation of African Football Champions League
Tournament details
Dates29 January – 12 November
Teams52 (from 47 confederations)
Final positions
ChampionsEgypt Al Ahly (4th title)
Runners-upTunisia Étoile du Sahel
Tournament statistics
Matches played104
Goals scored266 (2.56 per match)
Top scorer(s)Egypt Mohamed Barakat
Ghana Joetex Frimpong
(7 goals each)
2004
2006

Qualifying roundsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Asante Kotoko   w/o   Wallidan FC 1
FAR Rabat   4–1   ASC Ksar 4–0 0–1
Djoliba AC   1–2   AS Douanes 1–1 0–1
RC Bafoussam   3–0   Donjo 1–0 2–0
DC Motema Pembe   3–2   Rayon Sport 3–0 0–2
Dolphin FC   3–1   Renacimiento FC 3–0 0–1
Sagrada Esperança   2–1   AS Mangasport 0–0 2–1
ASA   4–2   Blue Waters F.C. 3–0 1–2
Tusker FC   7–1   KMKM 4–1 3–0
TP Mazembe   2–2 (4–5 pk)   ASFA Yennenga 2–0 0–2
Ajax Cape Town   2–1   Mhlambanyatsi Rovers 1–0 1–1
Diaraf Dakar   2–2   Fello Star 2–1 0–1
Al-Hilal Omdurman   3–2   Awassa City FC 2–1 1–1
La Passe   3–6   USJF Ravinala 2–2 1–4
Kaizer Chiefs   3–2   AS Port Louis 2000 2–0 1–2
Simba SC   3–2   Ferroviário Nampula 2–1 1–1
CAPS United   8–4   Lesotho Defence Force FC 4–1 4–3
Red Arrows   0–0 (3–2 pk)   CSMD Diables Noirs 0–0 0–0
Al Olympic   4–3   Renaissance FC 2–0 2–3
Villa SC   3–0   Adulis Club 1–0 2–0

1 Wallidan FC were withdrawn by the Gambia Football Federation.

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Asante Kotoko   1–2   FAR Rabat 1–0 0–2
AS Douanes   1–3   Étoile du Sahel 0–0 1–3
RC Bafoussam   2–3   Africa Sports National 1–0 1–3
DC Motema Pembe   1–3   Raja Casablanca 1–1 0–2
Dolphin FC   5–2   Hearts of Oak SC 4–0 1–2
Sagrada Esperança   2–3   ASEC Mimosas 2–2 0–1
ASA   2–1   Coton Sport FC 2–0 0–1
Tusker FC   1–4   Zamalek 0–1 1–3
ASFA Yennenga   1–1   Ajax Cape Town 1–0 0–1
Fello Star   1–0   JS Kabylie 1–0 0–0
Al-Hilal   3–5   Espérance de Tunis 2–0 1–5
USJF Ravinala   1–5   Kaizer Chiefs 0–1 1–4
Simba SC   1–5   Enyimba 1–1 0–4
CAPS United   2–3   Red Arrows 1–1 1–2
Al Olympic   0–7   USM Alger 0–2 0–5
Al Ahly   6–0   Villa SC 0–0 6–0

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
FAR Rabat   1–2   Étoile Sahel 1–0 0–2
Africa Sports National   1–2   Raja Casablanca 1–1 0–1
Dolphin FC   2–2   ASEC Mimosas 2–0 0–2
ASA   1–3   Zamalek 1–1 0–2
Ajax Cape Town   2–2   Fello Star 2–0 0–2
Espérance de Tunis   5–2   Kaizer Chiefs 4–0 1–2
Enyimba   9–1   Red Arrows 3–0 6–1
USM Alger   2–3   Al Ahly 0–1 2–2

Group stageEdit

Key to colours in group tables
Group winners and runners-up advance to the Knockout stage

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Al Ahly 6 4 2 0 7 2 +5 14
  Raja Casablanca 6 2 2 2 6 5 +1 8
  Enyimba 6 2 1 3 6 5 +1 7
  Ajax Cape Town 6 0 3 3 2 9 −7 3

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Étoile du Sahel 6 2 4 0 8 6 +2 10
  Zamalek 6 2 3 1 8 7 +1 9
  ASEC Mimosas 6 1 3 2 5 6 −1 6
  Espérance de Tunis 6 0 4 2 3 5 −2 4

Knockout stageEdit

BracketEdit

  Semi-finals Final
                         
  Raja Casablanca 0 0 0  
  Étoile du Sahel 1 1 2  
      Étoile du Sahel 0 0 0
    Al Ahly 0 3 3
  Zamalek 1 0 1
  Al Ahly 2 2 4  

Semi-FinalsEdit

The first leg was played on 24–25 September and the second on 15–16 October.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Raja Casablanca   0–2   Étoile du Sahel 0–1 0–1
Zamalek   1–4   Al Ahly 1–2 0–2

FinalEdit

Etoile du Sahel  0–0  Al Ahly
Rapport
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Abderrahim El Arjoun (Morocco)
Al Ahly  3–0  Etoile du Sahel
Rapport

Top goalscorersEdit

The top scorers from the 2005 CAF Champions League are as follows:

Rank Name Team Goals
1   Mohamed Barakat   Al Ahly 7
  Joetex Frimpong   Enyimba 7
3   Emad Moteab   Al Ahly 6
4   Leonard Tsipa   CAPS United 5
5   Pamphil Rabefitia   USJF Ravinala 4
  Collins Mbesuma   Kaizer Chiefs 4

See alsoEdit

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