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.