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2006 CAF Confederation Cup

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2006 CAF Confederation Cup
Confederation of African Football Confederation Cup
Tournament details
Dates17 February – 2 December
Teams58
Final positions
ChampionsTunisia ES Sahel (1st title)
Runners-upMorocco FAR Rabat
Tournament statistics
Matches played110
Goals scored260 (2.36 per match)
Top scorer(s)Angola Manucho (8 goals)
2005
2007

The 2006 CAF Confederation Cup was the third edition of the CAF Confederation Cup. It started with the preliminary round (home-and away ties) that was played in February and March 2006. Étoile Sahel of Tunisia beat FAR Rabat of Morocco in the final. The final was marred by a skirmish when FAR Rabat attacked the referee and his linesman after having a late goal ruled out.[1]

Qualifying rounds

Preliminary round

1st legs played 17–19 February 2006 and 2nd legs played 3–5 March 2006.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
ASC Entente Mauritania w/o1 Algeria ASO Chlef
Sahel SC Niger 2–4 Ivory Coast Séwé Sports 1–1 1–3
ES Zarzis Tunisia 2–0 Burkina Faso US Ouagadougou 2–0 0–0
Akonangui FC Equatorial Guinea 0–0 (5–4 p) Cameroon Impôts FC 0–0 0–0
TP USCA Bangui Central African Republic 1–5 Cameroon Les Astres FC 1–3 0–2
Tourbillon FC Chad 3–5 Republic of the Congo CSMD Diables Noirs 2–2 1–3
Bakau United The Gambia w/o1 Ivory Coast JC Abidjan
Al-Akhdar Libya 1–4 Egypt Haras El Hodood 1–0 0–4
Rayon Sport Rwanda 2–0 Ethiopia Awassa City FC 1–0 1–0
Mighty Blackpool Sierra Leone 2–3 Senegal ASC CS Sucrière 2–1 0–2
World Hope Kenya 1–2 Uganda Uganda Revenue Authority SC 1–1 0–1
Dynamic Togolais Togo 0–5 Mali AS Bamako 0–0 0–5
AS Kabasha Democratic Republic of the Congo 0–2 Gabon Sogéa FC 0–0 0–2
Super Magic Brothers Seychelles 0–3 Botswana Township Rollers 0–2 0–1
ZESCO United Zambia 4–0 Mauritius Pointe aux Sables Mates 3–0 1–0
Ferroviário da Beira Mozambique 2–1 Comoros Élan Club 2–1 n/p2
JKU SC Zanzibar 1–2 Madagascar USJF Ravinala 0–0 1–2
Moro United Tanzania bye3

1 ASC Entente and Bakau United FC withdrew.
2 The tie between Ferroviário da Beira and Élan Club was played over one leg only by mutual consent.
3 Moro United were drawn against the representatives of Zimbabwe, but the Zimbabwean FA were unable to send a team as their cup winners and league runners-up, Masvingo United, were suspended from CAF competition.

First round

1st legs played 17–19 March 2006 and 2nd legs played 31 March -2 April 2006.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
ASO Chlef Algeria 0–1 Senegal AS Douanes 0–0 0–1
Séwé Sports Ivory Coast 2–3 Algeria NA Hussein Dey 1–0 1–3
ES Zarzis Tunisia 1–6 Morocco Olympique Khouribga 1–0 0–6
Akonangui FC Equatorial Guinea 1–1 (5–6 p) Nigeria Lobi Stars 1–0 0–1
Les Astres FC Cameroon 2–3 Angola Petro Atlético 1–2 2–2
CSMD Diables Noirs Republic of the Congo 2–3 Ghana Berekum Arsenal 2–1 0–2
JC Abidjan Ivory Coast 0–2 Nigeria Heartland F.C. 0–0 0–2
Haras El Hodood Egypt 7–0 Guinea AS Kaloum Star 6–0 0–1
Rayon Sport Rwanda 1–3 Egypt Al-Ittihad Al-Iskandary 1–0 0–3
ASC CS Sucrière Senegal 0–4 Tunisia Espérance 0–1 0–3
Uganda Revenue Authority SC Uganda 2–3 Sudan Al-Merrikh 2–1 0–2
AS Bamako Mali 1–0 Ghana King Faisal Babes 1–0 0–0
Sogéa FC Gabon 1–2 Angola GD Interclube 1–0 0–2
ZESCO United Zambia 2–3 Botswana Township Rollers 2–1 0–2
Moro United Tanzania awd1 Democratic Republic of the Congo TP Mazembe
USJF Ravinala Madagascar 0–0 (4–3 p) Mozambique Ferroviário da Beira 0–0 0–0

1 TP Mazembe was disqualified for showing up late for the 1st leg due to transportation problems.

Second round

1st legs played 21–23 April 2006 and 2nd legs played 5–7 May 2006.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
NA Hussein Dey Algeria 3–1 Senegal AS Douanes 2–0 1–1
Lobi Stars Nigeria 2–3 Morocco Olympique Khouribga 1–1 1–2
Berekum Arsenal Ghana 0–2 Angola Petro Atlético 0–0 0–2
Haras El Hodood Egypt 2–3 Nigeria Heartland F.C. 0–0 2–3
Espérance Tunisia 1–1 (4–3 p) Egypt Al-Ittihad Al-Iskandary 1–0 0–1
AS Bamako Mali 3–3 (2–3 p) Sudan Al-Merrikh 3–0 0–3
Township Rollers Botswana 1–2 Angola GD Interclube 1–1 0–1
USJF Ravinala Madagascar 2–5 Tanzania Moro United 1–2 1–3

Play-off round

The 8 winners of the round of 16 play the losers of the round of 16 of the Champions League for 8 places in the group stage.
1st legs played 14-July 16, 2006 and 2nd legs played 28-July 30, 2006.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
USCA Foot Madagascar 0–1 Angola GD Interclube 0–0 0–1
Renacimiento FC Equatorial Guinea 5–4 Nigeria Heartland F.C. 5–0 0–4
Étoile Sahel Tunisia 7–1 Tanzania Moro United 4–1 3–0
FC Saint Eloi Lupopo Democratic Republic of the Congo 3–2 Sudan Al-Merrikh 2–0 1–2
ASC Port Autonome Senegal 0–2 Angola Petro Atlético 0–1 0–1
FAR Rabat Morocco 2–1 Algeria NA Hussein Dey 2–0 0–1
Al Hilal Omdurman Sudan 1–2 Morocco Olympique Khouribga 0–0 1–2
Raja Casablanca Morocco 0–2 Tunisia Espérance 0–0 0–2

Group stage

The Group Stage matches were played between August and October 2006.

Key to colours in group tables
Group winners advance to the final

Group A

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Morocco FAR Rabat 13 6 4 1 1 9 5 4 Final
Morocco Olympique Khouribga 10 6 3 1 2 6 4 2
Angola Petro Atlético 8 6 2 2 2 10 7 3
Angola GD Interclube 3 6 1 0 5 3 12 -9

Group B

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Tunisia Étoile Sahel 18 6 6 0 0 15 3 12 Final
Tunisia Espérance 8 6 2 2 2 10 7 3
Democratic Republic of the Congo FC Saint Eloi Lupopo 4 6 1 1 4 8 12 -4
Equatorial Guinea Renacimiento FC 4 6 1 1 4 6 17 -11

Knockout stage

Final

The 1st leg was played on November 18 and the 2nd leg on December 2.

FAR Rabat Morocco1–1Tunisia Étoile du Sahel
Referee: Ahmed Ouda (Egypt)

Étoile du Sahel won on away goal after 1–1 on aggregate.

Top goalscorers

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The top scorers from the 2006 CAF Confederation Cup are as follows:

Rank Name Team Goals
1 Angola Manucho Angola Petro Atlético 8
2 Morocco Abdessamad Rafik Morocco Olympique Khouribga 7
3 Nigeria Emeka Opara Tunisia Étoile du Sahel 6
4 Egypt Abdul-Hamid Bassiouny Egypt Haras El Hodoud 5
Morocco Jawad Ouaddouch Morocco FAR Rabat 5
6 Egypt Ahmed Abdel-Ghani Egypt Haras El Hodoud 4
Equatorial Guinea El Hadji Ibrahim Touré Equatorial Guinea Renacimiento FC 4
Morocco Samir Fellah Morocco Olympique Khouribga 4
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