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)

To be played Jul 22-Aug 5 in Alexandria and Cairo; 3 groups of 4 each, to be drawn May 6

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

NB: the following 9 clubs qualified automatically for the group stage
NA Hussein-Dey           Alg
Al-Ahly (Cairo)          Egy
Zamalek (Cairo)          Egy
Espérance (Tunis)        Tun
FUS Rabat                Mor
Al-Nasr (Riyadh)         Sau
Al-Hilal (Riyadh)        Sau
Al-Ain                   UAE
Al-Faysali (Amman)       Jor

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Prepared and maintained by Yaseen Kabash for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Yaseen Kabash
Last updated: 29 Mar 2017

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