In Numbers: CAF Club competitions in 2020

In Numbers: CAF Club competitions in 2020
Pitso Mosimane, head coach of Al Ahly

by Graeme Jackson

Thursday Dec 24, 2020. 15:00

African Football take a closer statistical look at the CAF Club competitions – the Champions League and Confederation Cup – in the year 2020.

CAF Champions League

9 – Al Ahly secured a record-extending ninth CAF Champions League title, putting them four clear of Zamalek and TP Mazembe (five titles each) on the all-time list.

1 – The 2019-20 CAF Champions League final was the first to feature two teams from the same country (and city!): Egyptian clubs Al Ahly and Zamalek.

86 – The minute in which Mohamed Magdy scored the winning goal for Al Ahly in the final against Zamalek.

7 – TP Mazembe’s Jackson Mulenga was the top goal scorer in the 2019-20 edition of the Champions League, netting seven goals for the Ravens.

477 – The number of days from the start of the Champions League preliminary round on 9 August 2019 to the final on 27 November 2020 – with the extended time frame due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

CAF Confederation Cup

133 – The number of goals scored in the 2019-20 edition of the CAF Confederation Cup, with Hassania Agadir’s Karim El Berkaoui the top marksman thanks to his eight strikes.

1 – RS Berkane’s triumph over Pyramids FC saw them claim their first-ever continental title.

5 – RSB are the fifth Moroccan team to win the Confederation Cup, following in the footsteps of FAR Rabat, FUS Rabat, MAS Fez and Raja Casablanca.

30 – The number of goals scored by Pyramids en-route to their first-eve continental final.

1 – Horoya were the only unbeaten team through the group phase and lost just one match in the Confederation Cup, their semifinal against Pyramids.

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