The African Cup Winners' Cup was a football competition that started in 1975 and merged with the CAF Cup in 2004 to form the CAF Confederation Cup. It was a competition between the winning clubs of domestic cups in CAF-affiliated nations and was modelled after the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup.
|Number of teams||32 (first round)|
|Last champions|| ES Sahel|
|Most successful club(s)|| Al Ahly|
The competition was founded at the beginning of 1975 by the Confederation of African Football, following the example of the UEFA in Europe, the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup. For the first edition, fifteen teams are registered and it is the Cameroonian club of Tonnerre Yaoundé who has the honor to enter the first name in the winners of the event, after defeating the Ivorians of the Stella Club d'Adjamé in final.
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- "Tonnerre de Yaoundé le pionnier de la coupe des coupes". legendilic. 4 June 2019.
- African Cup Winners' Cup - rsssf.com