2002 CAF Champions League

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The 2002 CAF Champions League was the 38th of the CAF Champions League, the Africa's premier club football tournament prize organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Zamalek of Egypt defeated Raja Casablanca of Morocco in the final to win their fifth title. The holders of the 2001 edition, Al Ahly took part in the competition.

2002 CAF Champions League
Tournament details
Dates22 February – 13 December
Teams41 (from 40 confederations)
Final positions
ChampionsEgypt Zamalek (5th title)
Runners-upMorocco Raja Casablanca
Tournament statistics
Matches played78
Goals scored247 (3.17 per match)
Top scorer(s)Egypt Ahmed Belal
Ivory Coast Antonin Koutouan
Morocco Hicham Aboucherouane
(7 goals each)
Best player(s)Morocco Hicham Aboucherouane[1]
2001
2003

Qualifying roundsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
SO Emyrne   4–1   Olympique de Moka 2–0 2–1
Costa do Sol   5–0   Prince Louis FC 4–0 1–0
Hintsa FC   1–4   APR FC 1–0 0–4
Red Star   0–4   Simba SC 0–1 0–3
Wallidan FC   4–1   Horoya AC 3–0 1–1
Tourbillon FC   3–2   Dynamic Togolais 3–2 0–0
Olympique Réal   1–1 (6-7 p)   Akonangui FC 1–0 0–1
Mogoditshane Fighters   1–2   LDF 0–1 1–1
Oserian Fastac   3–1   Mebrat Hail 1–0 2–1

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Petro Atlético   1–1 (1–3 p)   SO Emyrne 1–11
Highlanders FC   1–2   Costa do Sol 1–0 0–2
ASEC Mimosas   8–2   FC 105 Libreville 4–0 4–2
Enyimba   5–3   EF Ouagadougou 4–0 1–3
Zamalek   6–0   APR FC 6–0 0–0
Nkana FC   4–3   Simba SC 4–0 0–3
Raja Casablanca   5–2   Wallidan FC 2–1 3–1
Coton Sport   1–2   Étoile du Congo 0–1 1–1
ES Tunis   8–2   Tourbillon FC 5–1 3–1
Al Madina   5–5 (a)   Akonangui FC 3–1 2–4
Hearts of Oak   2–4   Stade Malien 1–1 1–3
CR Belouizdad   1–2   Jeanne d'Arc 1–1 0–1
TP Mazembe   3–1   LDF 2–0 1–1
Orlando Pirates   4–1   SS Saint-Louisienne 2–1 2–0
Al Ahly   2–1   Oserian Fastac 2–1 0–0
Al-Merrikh   4–3   SC Villa 2–1 2–2

1 The match was played over one leg due to civil unrest and a violent general strike in Madagascar.

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
SO Emyrne   2–3   Costa do Sol 2–1 0–2
ASEC Mimosas   5–4   Enyimba 4–1 1–3
Zamalek   3–1   Nkana FC 2–0 1–1
Raja Casablanca   5–3   Étoile du Congo 3–0 2–3
ES Tunis   5–2   Al Madina 4–0 1–2
Stade Malien   1–5   Jeanne d'Arc 0–3 1–2
TP Mazembe   4–2   Orlando Pirates 1–1 3–1
Al Ahly   3–3 (a)   Al-Merrikh 2–0 1–3

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
  Raja Casablanca 6 4 1 1 10 8 +2 13
  TP Mazembe 6 3 1 2 6 3 +3 10
  Jeanne d'Arc 6 2 0 4 7 10 −3 6
  Al Ahly 6 1 2 3 7 9 −2 5

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Zamalek 6 4 1 1 10 3 +7 13
  ASEC Mimosas 6 4 0 2 12 6 +6 12
  ES Tunis 6 3 1 2 9 6 +3 10
  Costa do Sol 6 0 0 6 1 17 −16 0

Knockout stageEdit

BracketEdit

  Semi-finals Final
                         
  ASEC Mimosas 2 0 2  
  Raja Casablanca 0 4 4  
      Raja Casablanca 0 0 0
    Zamalek 0 1 1
  TP Mazembe 1 0 1
  Zamalek 1 2 3  

SemifinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
ASEC Mimosas   2–4   Raja Casablanca 2–0 0–4
TP Mazembe   1–3   Zamalek 1–1 0–2

FinalEdit

Raja Casablanca  0–0  Zamalek
Report
Attendance: 60,000
Zamalek  1–0  Raja Casablanca
Report
Attendance: 67,310
Referee: Al-Shelmani (Libya)

Top goalscorersEdit

The top scorers from the 2002 CAF Champions League are as follows:

Rank Name Team Goals
1   Ahmad Belal   Al Ahly 7
  Antonin Koutouan   ASEC Mimosas 7
  Hicham Aboucherouane   Raja Casablanca 7
4   Hossam Hassan   Zamalek 6
  Nathalie Suivestin   SO Emyrne 6
3   Abdel Halim Ali   Zamalek 5
  Mamadou Dansoko   ASEC Mimosas 5
  Bakari Koné   ASEC Mimosas 5
  François Endene   Raja Casablanca 5

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