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The CAF Champions League 2008 was the 12th running of the CAF Champions League competition. Al-Ahly of Egyptmarker achieved an unprecented 6th Champions League cup by winning 4-2 on aggregate against Cotonsport Garoua of Cameroonmarker .

Matches

Preliminary round

The preliminary round first legs were played on 15-17 February, and the second legs were played on 29 February-2 March 2008.

*[[Tourbillon FC]], [[Tusker FC]] are excluded in February 10, 2008, so [[Al-Tahrir]] and [[TP Mazembe]] bye to 1st Round. **Invincible Eleven withdrawn, so AS Kaloum Star bye to 1st Round.

On 10 February 2008, CAF announced that clubs from the Central African Republicmarker, Kenyamarker, Liberiamarker and Sierra Leonemarker were excluded from the competition for failure to fulfil their financial obligations. (Somalianmarker, Djiboutianmarker, Santomeanmarker and Malawianmarker teams were already excluded, Wallidan FC and FC Civics withdrew)

Six teams qualified automatically to the first round: ASEC Mimosas, Etoile du Sahel, JS Kabylie, Al Ittihad, Al-Ahly, and Al Hilal.

1/16th Finals

The 1/16th Finals first leg matches were played on 21-23 March and the second legs were played on 4-6 April 2008.

  • Footnote: * On March 16, 2008, CAF announced the withdrawal Al Tahrir of Eritreamarker because of an internal club problem.


1/8th Finals

The 1/8th Finals first legs were played on 25-27 April and the second legs were played on 9-11 May 2008.

Group stage

Teams qualified for next phase


Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Al Ahly 6 3 3 0 9 6 +3 12
Dynamos 6 3 0 3 6 6 0 9
ASEC Mimosas 6 1 3 2 7 6 +1 6
Zamalekmarker 6 1 2 3 4 8 −4 5

















Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Cotonsport Garoua 6 3 1 2 6 5 +1 10
Enyimba 6 3 0 3 10 10 0 9
TP Mazembe 6 2 2 2 7 5 +2 8
Al Hilal 6 1 3 2 7 10 −3 6

















Bracket

Semi finals

The first legs were played on 5 October and the second legs on 17-19 October.




Final

The first leg was played on 2 November and the second leg on 16 November.

Goal scorers

List of leading goal scorers in the CAF Champions League ahead of final match.
Player Club Goals
Stephen Worgu Enyimbamarker 13
Daouda Kamilou Cotonsport Garoua 8
Flavio Amado Al Ahly 6
Edward Sadomba Dynamos 5
Kelechi Osunwa Al Hilal 4
Gamal Hamza El Zamalek 4
Mohamed Aboutrika Al Ahly 3


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