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2013 CAF Champions League group stage

The group stage of the 2013 CAF Champions League was played from 20 July to 22 September 2013. A total of eight teams competed in the group stage.[1]

2013 CAF Champions League group stage
Dates20 July – 22 September 2013
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DrawEdit

The draw for the group stage was held on 14 May 2013, 14:00 UTC+2, at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.[2] The eight winners of the second round were drawn into two groups of four. Each group contained one team from Pot 1, one team from Pot 2, and two teams from Pot 3.[3]

The following eight teams were entered into the draw:

FormatEdit

In the group stage, each group was played on a home-and-away round-robin basis. The winners and runners-up of each group advanced to the semi-finals.

TiebreakersEdit

The teams are ranked according to points (3 points for a win, 1 point for a tie, 0 points for a loss). If tied on points, tiebreakers are applied in the following order:[1]

  1. Number of points obtained in games between the teams concerned
  2. Goal difference in games between the teams concerned
  3. Away goals scored in games between the teams concerned
  4. Goal difference in all games
  5. Goals scored in all games

GroupsEdit

The matchdays were 19–21 July, 2–4 August, 16–18 August, 30 August–1 September, 13–15 September, and 20–22 September 2013.[4]

Group AEdit

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
  Al-Ahly 6 3 2 1 8 7 +1 11
  Orlando Pirates 6 2 2 2 8 4 +4 8
  Zamalek 6 2 1 3 10 12 −2 7
  AC Léopards 6 2 1 3 4 7 −3 7
  LEO AHL ORL ZAM
AC Léopards 0–1 1–0 1–0
Al-Ahly 2–1 0–3 4–2
Orlando Pirates 0–0 0–0 4–1
Zamalek 4–1 1–1 2–1
Tiebreakers
  • Zamalek are ranked ahead of AC Léopards on head-to-head record.


Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
  Zamalek 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 3
  AC Léopards 2 1 0 1 2 4 −2 3

Zamalek  1–1  Al-Ahly
Gaafar   8' Report Aboutrika   54' (pen.)
Attendance: 8,000

Note: The Zamalek v Al-Ahly match was postponed due to security concerns in Egypt.[5]


Al-Ahly  0–3  Orlando Pirates
Report Ntshumayelo   12'
Jali   73' (pen.)
Myeni   76'

Orlando Pirates  4–1  Zamalek
Bacela   27'
Segolela   52'
Myeni   74'
Klate   82'
Report Shikabala   29'

Al-Ahly  2–1  AC Léopards
El-Said   37'
Soliman   68'
Report Beaullia   84'
Attendance: 6,000


Al-Ahly  4–2  Zamalek
Soliman   9'
Abd El-Zaher   15'
Aboutrika   52'
Ahmed Fathy   71'
Report Gaber   4'
Hassan   82'

Zamalek  4–1  AC Léopards
Ibrahim   33'
Shikabala   45+1'
Gaafar   57'65'
Report Bhebey Ndey   26'

Group BEdit

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
  Espérance de Tunis 6 5 0 1 9 4 +5 15
  Coton Sport 6 2 2 2 5 6 −1 8
  Séwé Sport 6 1 2 3 5 6 −1 5
  Recreativo do Libolo 6 1 2 3 8 11 −3 5
  COT EST LIB SEW
Coton Sport 1–2 2–1 1–0
Espérance de Tunis 2–0 3–2 1–0
Recreativo do Libolo 1–1 1–0 2–2
Séwé Sport 0–0 0–1 3–1
Tiebreakers
  • Séwé Sport are ranked ahead of Recreativo do Libolo on head-to-head record.


Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
  Séwé Sport 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2 4
  Recreativo do Libolo 2 0 1 1 3 5 −2 1



Note: The Coton Sport v Séwé Sport match of Matchday 1 was postponed due to FIFA's suspension on 4 July 2013 of the Cameroonian Football Federation, which was lifted on 22 July 2013.[5][6]





ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Regulations of the CAF Champions League" (PDF). Confédération Africaine de Football. Retrieved 14 December 2011.
  2. ^ "2013 Orange CAF Champions League draw conducted in Cairo". Confederation of African Football. 14 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Procedures of the draw of the group matches, semi-finals and finals of the 17th Edition of Orange CAF Champions League, "CL 2013"" (PDF). Confederation of African Football. 14 May 2013.
  4. ^ "17th Edition of the Orange CAF Champions League 2013 – Official Draw, Cairo 14.05.2013" (PDF). Confederation of African Football. 14 May 2013.
  5. ^ a b "Soccer-Postponements loom in African Champions League". Yahoo Sports. 17 July 2013.
  6. ^ "LDC : Coton-Séwé encore reporté". footafrica365.fr. 23 July 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-07-27. Retrieved 2013-07-23.

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