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1979 CONCACAF Champions' Cup

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Runners-up  CRKSV Jong Colombia
Dates  20 May 1979 – 29 Dec 1979
Champion  C.D. FAS
Teams  14
1979 CONCACAF Champions' Cup

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The 1979 CONCACAF Champions' Cup was the 15th 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 and was played from 20 May till 29 December 1979.


The teams were split in 3 zones (North American, Central American and Caribbean), each one qualifying the winner to the final tournament, where the winners of the North and Central zones played a semi-final to decide who was going to play against the Caribbean champion in the final. All the matches in the tournament were played under the home/away match system.

Club Deportivo FAS from El Salvador won the final, and became CONCACAF champion for the first time in their history.

North American Zone

  • UANL Tigres advance to the CONCACAF Semi-final.
  • Central American Zone

  • Comunicaciones and Alianza withdrew.
  • Deportivo FAS and Cartaginés advance to the second round.
  • Second Round

  • Deportivo FAS, won presumably by walkover and advance to the CONCACAF Semi-final.
  • Preliminary Round

  • Santos F.C. won, presumably by walkover and advances to the First round.
  • First Round

  • CRKSV Jong Colombia
    SV Leo Victor
    SV Robinhood
    Defence Force FC
    Tesoro Palo Seco FC
    Reportedly these clubs entered the tournament; results from these matches are unknown.
  • CRKSV Jong Holland and CRKSV Jong Colombia advance to the second round.
  • Second Round

  • Other fixtures (if any) not known.
  • Defence Force and CRKSV Jong Colombia advance to the third round.
  • Third Round

  • Robin Hood wins and advances to the fourth round (Final Round In The Caribbean Section).
  • Jong Colombia advances to the fourth round (Final Round In The Caribbean Section).
  • Fourth Round

  • CRKSV Jong Colombia is the Champions in the Caribbean Region and advances to the CONCACAF Champions Cup Final.
  • Semi-Final

  • Deportivo FAS advances to the CONCACAF Final.
  • Final

  • Deportivo FAS wins the CONCACAF Champions' Cup.
  • Second leg

    C.D. FAS wins 1979 CONCACAF Champions' Cup 8-2 on aggregate,
    advance to Confederation title.


    1979 CONCACAF Champions' Cup Wikipedia