Most successful club(s)
CS Sfaxien (3 titles)
TP Mazembe (1st title)
Number of teams
8 (Group stage) 59 (Total)
The CAF Confederation Cup is an international club association football competition run by the Confederation of African Football. Select club sides from Africa's football leagues are invited to participate in this competition, which is the second club football competition in the continent behind the CAF Champions League.
The winner of the tournament faces the winner of the CAF Champions League in the following season's CAF Super Cup.
The competition was founded by the CAF in 2004 by merging both the African Cup Winners' Cup and the CAF Cup in a single competition.
From the top twelve placed CAF member associations, the winner of the domestic cup and the third placed club in the domestic league of the considered associations, are eligible to participate in the CAF Confederation Cup, while only domestic cup winners from member associations ranked from 13 till 55 are eligible to participate in the competition.
The competition is played into two phases A and B.
The matches of the Preliminary, the 1/16th, the 1/8th rounds are played according to the knock-out system with ties broken via the Away goals rule. The eight teams eliminated from the 1/8th finals of the CAF Champions League will automatically qualify to play the additional 1/8th finals round of the CAF Confederation Cup.
The prize money shared between the top eight clubs is as follows:
The Super Cup
The winning team of the CAF Confederation Cup will take the engagement of playing the CAF Super Cup against the champion of the CAF Champions League. The match will be played in the following year to that of the concerned competition, in one match, on the CAF Champions League champion's venue.