Arab Club Championship 2016/17


After yet another interruption of three seasons, the Arab champions cup was rebranded as Arab Club Championship. Kuwait did not enter a club due to an ongoing FIFA suspension, while Libya and Yemen could not participate due to the security situation there (however, Syria are to be represented); Qatar chose not to enter a club.
Qualifying Stage - African Zone

Preliminary Round 1

NB: tournament in Djibouti

Sep 14: Dekedda-Volcan Club                   0-0
Sep 17: Djibouti Télécom-Volcan Club          0-0
Sep 20: Djibouti Télécom-Dekedda              1-1

 1.AS Ali Sabieh/Djibouti Télécom  2  0  2  0  1- 1  2
 2.Dekedda (Mogadishu)             2  0  2  0  1- 1  2
 3.Volcan Club (Moroni)            2  0  2  0  0- 0  2
NB: AS Ali Sabieh/Djibouti Télécom qualified on drawing of lots

Preliminary Round 2 (Jan 20 and Feb 4)
AS Ali Sabieh/D. Télécom Dji  Al-Merreikh              Sud   1-1  0-1  1-2

Qualification Round (Feb 24 and Mar 4)
FC Tevragh-Zeďne         Mtn  Al-Merreikh              Sud   0-1  2-2  2-3

Qualifying Stage - Asian Zone

Preliminary Round 1 (Dec 14 and 21)
Riffa                    Bah  Al-Ahed                  Leb   0-1  1-4  1-5

Preliminary Round 2 (Jan 5 and 12)
Al-Ahed                  Leb  Shabab Al-Khalil         Pal   1-0  2-0  3-0x
x 2nd leg in Amman

Qualification Round
(Dec 24 and 28)
Al-Jaish (Damascus)      Syr  Nafit Al-Wasat (Najaf)   Irq   0-0  0-1  0-1x
(Feb 1 and 8)
Al-Ahed                  Leb  Fanja                    Oma   2-1  4-0  6-1
x both matches in Lebanon


Group Stage (in Egypt)

Qualified (see above):

Africa
Al-Merreikh              Sud
Asia
Nafit Al-Wasat (Najaf)   Irq
Al-Ahed                  Leb

In addition, 9 clubs qualified automatically for the group stage:

Africa
NA Hussein-Dey           Alg
Al-Ahly (Cairo)          Egy
Zamalek (Cairo)          Egy
Espérance (Tunis)        Tun
FUS Rabat                Mor
Asia
Al-Nasr (Riyadh)         Sau
Al-Hilal (Riyadh)        Sau
Al-Ain                   UAE
Al-Faysali (Amman)       Jor
NB: Al-Ain later withdrew and were replaced by compatriots Al-Wahda (Abu Dhabi)

Group A (in Cairo)

Jul 22: NA Hussein-Dey-Al-Wahda               2-0
        Al-Ahly-Al-Faysali                    0-1
Jul 25: Al-Faysali-NA Hussein-Dey             1-0
        Al-Ahly-Al-Wahda                      2-0
Jul 28: Al-Wahda-Al-Faysali                   1-2
        Al-Ahly-NA Hussein-Dey                2-1

 1.Al-Faysali (Amman)              3  3  0  0  4- 1  9
 2.Al-Ahly (Cairo)                 3  2  0  1  4- 2  6
 3.NA Hussein-Dey                  3  1  0  2  3- 3  3
 4.Al-Wahda (Abu Dhabi)            3  0  0  3  1- 6  0

Group B (in Alexandria)

Jul 23: Al-Nasr-Al-Ahed                       1-1
        Zamalek-FUS Rabat                     2-2
Jul 26: FUS Rabat-Al-Nasr                     4-0
        Zamalek-Al-Ahed                       0-1
Jul 29: Al-Ahed-FUS Rabat                     1-1
        Zamalek-Al-Nasr                       2-1

 1.FUS Rabat                       3  1  2  0  7- 3  5
 2.Al-Ahed (Beirut)                3  1  2  0  3- 2  5
 3.Zamalek (Cairo)                 3  1  1  1  4- 4  4
 4.Al-Nasr (Riyadh)                3  0  1  2  2- 7  1

Group C (in Alexandria)

Jul 24: Nafit Al-Wasat-Espérance              0-1
        Al-Merreikh-Al-Hilal                  1-1  
Jul 27: Al-Hilal-Nafit Al-Wasat               2-2  
        Espérance-Al-Merreikh                 2-0 
Jul 30: Espérance-Al-Hilal                    3-2 
        Al-Merreikh-Nafit Al-Wasat            2-1 

 1.Espérance (Tunis)               3  3  0  0  6- 2  9
 2.Al-Merreikh (Omdurman)          3  1  1  1  3- 4  4
 3.Al-Hilal (Riyadh)               3  0  2  1  5- 6  2
 4.Nafit Al-Wasat (Najaf)          3  0  1  2  3- 5  1

Semifinals (Alexandria)
Aug  2: Al-Ahly-Al-Faysali                    1-2
        FUS Rabat-Espérance                   1-2 [aet]

Final ( Alexandria)
Aug  6: Al-Faysali-Espérance                  2-3 [aet]


overview file

2012/13


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