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2007–08 Arab Champions League

2007–08 Arab Champions League
دوري أبطال العرب 2007–08
Tournament details
Dates 12 Sep 2007 – 22 May 2008
Teams 32 (from 1 association)
Final positions
Champions 23x15px ES Sétif (2nd title)
Runners-up 23x15px Wydad Casablanca
Tournament statistics
Matches played 75
Goals scored 192 (2.56 per match)
Top scorer(s) 23x15px Essa Al-Mehyani (8 goals)
Best player 23x15px Lamouri Djediat

The 5th Edition of Arab Champions League 2007-08

The Format

  • Each federation enter with (1~2) teams from their top Leagues
- The teams must be one of the top 5 teams in the latest season, or Cup Champions/Runners-up.
  • The Number of teams of each federation enters based on the previous editions results of the Arab Champions League
  • The official sponsor ART can choose the rest teams to complete the 32 teams, so it may can reach 3 teams from one country
- It's not necessary to be one of the top 5 teams.

Participated teams

32 clubs will be competing from the following countries.

Asia

23x15px Bahrain (1) Bahrein Riffa Club (2006-07 Bahraini Premier League Runners-up)
Template:Country data Iraq (2) Najaf FC (Iraqi Premier League 2006-07 3rd Place)
Al-Talaba (Iraqi Premier League 2006-07 4th Place)
Template:Country data Jordan (2) Al-Wihdat (2006-07 Jordan League Champions)
Al-Faisaly (2006-07 Jordan League Runners-up)
Template:Country data Kuwait (2) Kazma Sporting Club (2006-07 Kuwaiti Premier League Champions)
Al-Arabi (2006-07 Kuwaiti Premier League 6th Place)
23x15px Lebanon (1) Al-Ansar (2006-07 Lebanese Premier League Champions)
23x15px Qatar (0) Withdraw this season
23x15px Oman (1) Al-Oruba (2006-07 Omani League Runners-up)
23x15px Palestine (1) Shabab Rafah (Representing Palestine)
23x15px Saudi Arabia (2) Al-Wahda Mecca (2006-07 Saudi Arabia Premier League 3rd Place)
Al-Shabab (2006-07 Saudi Arabia Premier League 4th Place)
23x15px Syria (2) Al-Taliya (2006-07 Syrian League 3rd Place)
Al-Majd (2006-07 Syrian League 4th Place)
23x15px UAE (1) Al-Shaab (2006-07 UAE League 5th Place)
23x15px Yemen (1) Al-Ahli San'a (2006-07 Yemeni League Champions)

Africa

23x15px Algeria (3) Entente Sportive de Sétif (2006-07 Algerian Championnat National Champions)
USM Alger (2006-07 Algerian Championnat National 4th Place)
Mouloudia Club d'Oran (2006-07 Algerian Championnat National 6th Place)
23x15px Comoros (1) Chirazienne (2006-07 Comoros Cup Winners)
23x15px Djibouti (1) CDE Colas (Representing Djibouti)
23x15px Egypt (2) Tala'ea El-Gaish (2006-07 Egyptian Premier League 4th Place)
El-Masry (2006-07 Egyptian Premier League 10th Place)
23x15px Libya (1) Al-Ittihad Tripoli (2006-07 Libyan Premier League Champions)
23x15px Mauritania (1) ASC Mauritel (2006-07 Mauritanean Premier League Champions)
23x15px Morocco (3) Moghreb Athletic Tétouan (2006-07 GNF 1 3rd Place)
Wydad Casablanca (2006-07 GNF 1 4th Place)
Raja Casablanca (2006-07 GNF 1 11th Place)
23x15px Somalia (0) Withdraw this season (Elman FC withdraw)
23x15px Sudan (2) Al-Hilal Omdurman (2006 Sudan Premier League Champions)
Al-Merrikh (2006 Sudan Premier League Runners-up)
23x15px Tunisia (2) Union Sportive Monastirienne (2006-07 Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1 4th Place)
Club Athletique Bizertin (2006-07 Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1 12th Place)

The System

  • Round 32: Knock out stage
  • Round 16: Knock out stage
  • Round 8: Groups Stage
  • Semifinals and final: Knock out stage

The Awards

  • The Champions: $1,500,000
  • The Runner-up: $1,000,000
  • Round 4: $400,000
  • Round 8: $300,000
  • Round 16: $60,000
  • Round 32: $30,000

Round 32

32 teams play home and away matches as Knock out stage.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Moghreb Athletic Tétouan 23x15px 1-4 Template:Country data Jordan Al-Wihdat 0-4 1-0
Al-Talaba Template:Country data Iraq 0-4 23x15px USM Alger 0-2 0-2
Al-Merrikh 23x15px 5-1 23x15px Bahrein Riffa Club 2-0 3-1
ASC Mauritel 23x15px 1-4 23x15px Entente Sportive de Sétif 1-1 0-3
Al-Hilal Omdurman 23x15px 4-4(a) 23x15px Al-Majd 3-2 1-2
CDE Colas 23x15px 0-19 23x15px Al-Wahda Mecca 0-8 0-11
Kazma Sporting Club Template:Country data Kuwait 1-2 23x15px Wydad Casablanca 0-1 1-1
Chirazienne 23x15px 0-9 Template:Country data Iraq Najaf FC 0-8 0-1
El-Masry 23x15px 0-1 23x15px Al-Taliya 0-1 0-0
Al-Ahli San'a 23x15px 1-4 23x15px Al-Ittihad Tripoli 0-0 1-4
Mouloudia Club d'Oran 23x15px 0-3 Template:Country data Kuwait Al-Arabi 0-1 0-2
Al-Ansar 23x15px 2-3 23x15px Tala'ea El-Gaish 1-1 1-2
Club Athletic Bizertin 23x15px 3-3 (4-2) 23x15px Al-Shabab 1-2 2-1
Al-Oruba 23x15px 1-1 (a) 23x15px Union Sportive Monastir 0-0 1-1
Al-Shaab 23x15px 2-4 Template:Country data Jordan Al-Faisaly 0-2 2-2
Shabab Rafah 23x15px (w/o) 1 23x15px Raja Casablanca - -
1 23x15px Shabab Rafah withdrew.[1]

Matches Dates

  • The first legs on 12 and 17 /18 September 2007
  • The second legs on 1 /2 October 2007

Round 16

16 teams play home and away matches as Knock out stage.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al-Ittihad Tripoli 23x15px 1-3 23x15px Al-Majd 1-1 0-2
Al-Wahda Mecca 23x15px 2-4 23x15px Entente Sportive de Sétif 1-1 1-3
Al-Oruba 23x15px 3-7 23x15px Wydad Casablanca 2-3 1-4
Al-Merrikh 23x15px 3-5 23x15px Raja Casablanca 2-2 1-3
Najaf FC Template:Country data Iraq 0-3 23x15px Al-Taliya 0-3 0-0
Club Athletic Bizertin 23x15px 3-4 Template:Country data Jordan Al-Faisaly 1-1 2-3
Al-Wihdat Template:Country data Jordan 1-2 23x15px Tala'ea El-Gaish 0-0 1-2
Al-Arabi Template:Country data Kuwait (w/o) 23x15px USM Alger 3-2 Sus1
1 Template:Country data Kuwait Al-Arabi Disqualified, Kuwait have been indefinitely suspended from international football competitions.

Matches Dates

  • The first legs on 22 /5 November 2007
  • The second legs on 6 /15 November 2007

Round 8

8 teams play home and away matches in 2 Groups, 4 teams in each group.
the Groups winners and the runners-up qualify to the semif-finals

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px ES Sétif 6 3 2 1 10 4 +6 11
Template:Country data JOR Al-Faisaly 6 2 3 1 9 7 +2 9
23x15px Raja Casablanca 6 1 4 1 3 4 -1 7
23x15px Al-Majd 6 0 3 3 5 12 -7 3








20 February 2008
Raja Casablanca 23x15px 1 – 0 23x15px ES Sétif
Senghor Goal 60'
Stade Mohamed V , Casablanca




Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Wydad Casablanca 6 3 1 2 11 6 +5 10
23x15px Tala'ea El-Gaish 6 2 2 2 3 5 -2 8
23x15px USM Alger 6 2 2 2 5 5 0 8
23x15px Al-Taliya 6 2 1 3 4 7 -3 7





25 December 2007
Al-Taliya 23x15px 0–0 23x15px USM Alger
Al Baladi Al Talyia Nahia Syria








The Semi-Finals


The Final

Winners

Arab Champions League 2007–08
Winners
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ES Sétif
Second Title

Top scorers

Last updated: 22 May 2008.

Pos. Scorer Goals Club
1.
23x15px Essa Al-Mehyani <center>8 23x15px Al-Wahda Mecca
<center>2. 23x15px Raja Rafe <center>6 23x15px Al-Majd
<center>3. 23x15px Lamouri Djediat <center>5 23x15px ES Setif
<center>= 23x15px Mohamed Madihi <center>5 23x15px Wydad Casablanca
<center>= Template:Country data JOR Fadi Lafi <center>5 Template:Country data JOR Al-Faysali

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