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1973 CONCACAF Champions' Cup

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Champion  S.V. Transvaal
Teams  16
Start date  June 1, 1973
1973 CONCACAF Champions' Cup
Dates  1 June till 3 August 1973
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The 1973 CONCACAF Champions' Cup was the 9th edition of the annual international club football competition held in the CONCACAF region (North America, Central America and the Caribbean), the CONCACAF Champions' Cup. It determined that year's club champion of association football in the CONCACAF region.


The tournament was played by 16 teams of 9 countries from 1 June till 3 August 1973 with the matches in the tournament played under the home/away match

The teams were split in 3 zones (North American, Central American and Caribbean), each one qualifying the winner to the final tournament. As no clubs entered in the North American section, the winner of the two remaining zones gained the qualification to the final, but both Central American teams withdrew; therefore the final was scratched and the Caribbean winner, SV Transvaal from Suriname, won the tournament, and became for the first time CONCACAF champion.

North American Zone

The zone was cancelled as no clubs entered.

First Round

Saprissa, Alajuelense and Comunicaciones advance to the Central American Zone second round.
1 CSD Municipal later withdrew.
2 The match was abandoned in the 68th minute with LD Alajuelense leading 1–0 due to torrential rain which flooded the pitch; the result was allowed to stand.

Second Round

1Deportivo Santa Cecilia replaced Municipal, who withdrew.
Saprissa and Alajuelense advance to the Central American Zone third round.

Third Round

1Both Alajuelense and Saprissa withdrew; the tie was scratched.

First Round

Bye: S.V. SUBT

Second Round

1 Devonshire Colts withdrew.

  • SV Transvaal and Jong Colombia advance to the third round.
  • Third Round

  • SV Transvaal advance to the CONCACAF Final.
  • CONCACAF Final Round

    The final was scratched and SV Transvaal were declared CONCACAF champions as both Central American finalists, Saprissa and Alajuelense, withdrew.


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