2014 CAF Super Cup

The 2014 CAF Super Cup (also known as the 2014 Orange CAF Super Cup for sponsorship reasons) was the 22nd CAF Super Cup, an annual football match in Africa organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF), between the winners of the previous season's two CAF club competitions, the CAF Champions League and the CAF Confederation Cup.

2014 CAF Super Cup
2014 Orange CAF Super Cup
Date20 February 2014
VenueCairo International Stadium, Cairo
RefereeNoumandiez Doué (Ivory Coast)
Attendance45,000
2013
2015

The match was played between Al-Ahly of Egypt, the 2013 CAF Champions League winner, and CS Sfaxien of Tunisia, the 2013 CAF Confederation Cup winner. It was hosted by Al-Ahly at the Cairo International Stadium in Cairo on 20 February 2014.[1] The match was initially scheduled to be played at the Cairo International Stadium on 22 February 2014.[2][3] Later, the CAF announced a change of venue and date, with the match scheduled to be played at the 30 June Stadium in Cairo on 20 February 2014.[4] After the rejection of the 30 June Stadium to host the match, the CAF announced that the venue was moved back to the Cairo International Stadium.[1]

Al-Ahly won the match 3–2 to claim their 6th CAF Super Cup.[5][6]

TeamsEdit

Team Qualification Previous participation (bold indicates winners)
  Al-Ahly 2013 CAF Champions League winner 1994, 2002, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2013
  CS Sfaxien 2013 CAF Confederation Cup winner 2008, 2009

RulesEdit

The CAF Super Cup was played as a single match, with the CAF Champions League winner hosting the match. If the score was tied at the end of regulation, a penalty shoot-out was used to determine the winner (no extra time was played).[7][8]

MatchEdit

Al-Ahly  3–2  CS Sfaxien
Gedo   23'
Gamal   55', 67'
Report Maâloul   63' (pen.)
Ben Youssef   77'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Al-Ahly
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CS Sfaxien
GK 1   Sherif Ekramy
CB 3   Ramy Rabia
CB 6   Wael Gomaa (c)   79'
CB 23   Mohamed Nagieb
RM 24   Ahmed Fathy
CM 25   Hossam Ashour   87'
CM 8   Shehab El-Din Ahmed
LM 14   Sayed Moawad   62'
AM 19   Abdallah El Said   66'
CF 15   Gedo   89'
CF 17   Amr Gamal   27'   80'
Substitutes:
GK 13   Ahmed Adel Abd El-Moneam
DF 12   Ahmad Shedid Qinawi
DF 20   Saad Samir   73'
MF 28   Moussa Yedan   66'
FW 9   Emad Moteab
FW 27   Trézéguet   80'
FW 30   Ahmed Raouf
Manager:
  Mohamed Youssef
GK 28   Rami Jridi
RB 19   Maher Hannachi
CB 26   Bassem Boulaabi
CB 25   Mahmoud Ben Salah
LB 10   Ali Maâloul (c)
DM 7   Rebai Wassim Kamoun   82'
RM 15   Hamza Chotbri   60'
LM 13   Ferjani Sassi
AM 12   Mohamed Ali Moncer   64'
CF 29   Fakhreddine Ben Youssef
CF 17   Idrissa Kouyaté
Substitutions:
GK 1   Mohamed Hedi Gaaloul
DF 5   Oussama Elhasini
DF 21   Zied Derbali
MF 14   Ghazi Challouf   60'
MF 18   Wajdi Bouazzi   82'
FW 11   Taha Yassine Khenissi   64'
FW 30   Imed Louati
Manager:
  Hamadi Daw

Assistant referees:
Songuifolo Yeo (Ivory Coast)
Jean-Claude Birumushahu (Burundi)
Fourth official:
Bienvenue Sinko (Ivory Coast)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "CAF Super Cup 2014 moved to Cairo Stadium". Cafonline.com. 16 February 2014.
  2. ^ "2014 Competitions Calendar" (PDF). Cafonline.com.
  3. ^ "Decisions made by the CAF Executive Committee, convened January 24th 2014" (PDF). Cafonline.com. 26 January 2014.
  4. ^ "2014 CAF Super Cup: Change of venue and date". Cafonline.com. 2 February 2014.
  5. ^ "Al Ahly wins 6th Super Cup". cafonline.com. 20 February 2014.
  6. ^ "Al Ahly claim 6th Super Cup win". African Soccer Weebly. 20 February 2014. Archived from the original on 2014-09-20. Retrieved 2014-09-20.
  7. ^ "Regulations of the CAF Champions League" (PDF). Confédération Africaine de Football. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  8. ^ "Regulations of the CAF Confederation Cup" (PDF). Confédération Africaine de Football. Retrieved 19 October 2014.

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