Arab Club Champions Cup
FIFA Region
FIFA
Season
2019-2020
Location
FIFA
Abbreviation
ARABCUP

Summary

The 2019-2020 Arab Club Champions Cup (ARABCUP) is an annual regional club football tournament organized by the Union of Arab Football Associations (UAFA). 19 Arab clubs each from both the AFC and CAF participate.

After the Plyoff Round, if teams remained tied after applying aggregate and "away goals" rule, teams go straight to penalty kicks.

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2019-2020 Arab Club Champions Cup Berths
F/APrelim
Teams
1st
Teams
Asia Zone (AFC)
Bahrain11
Iraq12
Jordan 1
Kuwait 3
Lebanon 2
Oman 2
Palestine 1
Saudi Arabia 2
Syria 1
United Arab Emirates 2
Africa Zone (CAF)
Algeria12
Comoros1 
Djibouti1 
Egypt 2
Libya 1
Mauritania 1
Morocco13
Somalia1 
Sudan 2
Tunisia12

Competition Structure

Stage# TeamsNew Teams Entering This RoundTeams From Previous RoundFormat
Preliminary Round88Preliminary Round winner2 groups of four; each team plays the other 3 teams in group once; most points in each groupo advance
1st Round32302 winners from Playoff Round16 sets of Home/Away matches, highest aggregate goals advances
2nd Round16None16 winners from 1st Round8 sets of Home/Away matches, highest aggregate goals advances
Quarterfinals8None8 winners from 2nd Round4 sets of Home/Away matches, highest aggregate goals advances
Semifinals4None4 winners from Quarterfinals2 sets of Home/Away matches, highest aggregate goals advances
Finals2None2 winners from SemifinalsHome/Away matches, highest aggregate goals advances

Semifinals

DateHome Status RoadVenue
AggregateIsmaily SC (EGY1) 13 Raja Casablanca (MAR1) 
16.02.20Ismaily SC (EGY1) 10 Raja Casablanca (MAR1)Ismaïlia Stadium
11.01.21Raja Casablanca (MAR1) 30 Ismaily SC (EGY1)Stade de Marrakech
AggregateAl-Shabab FC (KSA1) 34 Al-Ittihad FC (KSA1) 
02.12.20Al-Shabab FC (KSA1) 22 Al-Ittihad FC (KSA1)Al-Shabab Club Stadium
04.01.21Al-Ittihad FC (KSA1) 21 Al-Shabab FC (KSA1)King Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Jeddah)

Quarterfinals

DateHome Status RoadVenue
AggregateAl-Shabab FC (KSA1) 70 Al-Shorta SC (IRQ1) 
23.12.19Al-Shabab FC (KSA1) 60 Al-Shorta SC (IRQ1)Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium
20.01.20Al-Shorta SC (IRQ1) 01 Al-Shabab FC (KSA1)King Abdullah II Stadium
AggregateAl-Ittihad Alexandria (EGY1) 01 Ismaily SC (EGY1) 
28.12.19Al-Ittihad Alexandria (EGY1) 01 Ismaily SC (EGY1)Alexandria Stadium
26.01.20Ismaily SC (EGY1) 00 Al-Ittihad Alexandria (EGY1)Ismaïlia Stadium
AggregateMC Alger (ALG1) 22 Raja Casablanca (MAR1) 
04.01.20MC Alger (ALG1) 12 Raja Casablanca (MAR1)Stade Mustapha Tchaker
09.02.20Raja Casablanca (MAR1) 01 MC Alger (ALG1)Stade Mohamed V
 Raja Casablanca advances w/more away goals (2-1) 
AggregateAl-Ittihad FC (KSA1) 21 Olympique Club de Safi (MAR1) 
15.01.20Al-Ittihad FC (KSA1) 11 Olympique Club de Safi (MAR1)King Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Jeddah)
15.02.20Olympique Club de Safi (MAR1) 01 Al-Ittihad FC (KSA1)Stade El Massira

2nd Round

DateHome Status RoadVenue
AggregateAl Wasl FC (UAE1) 14 Al-Ittihad FC (KSA1) 
23.10.19Al Wasl FC (UAE1) 12 Al-Ittihad FC (KSA1)Za'abeel Stadium
04.11.19Al-Ittihad FC (KSA1) 20 Al Wasl FC (UAE1)King Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Jeddah)
AggregateIsmaily SC (EGY1) 40 Al Jazira SCC (UAE1) 
23.10.19Ismaily SC (EGY1) 20 Al Jazira SCC (UAE1)Ismaïlia Stadium
26.11.19Al Jazira SCC (UAE1) 02 Ismaily SC (EGY1)Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium
AggregateAl-Shabab FC (KSA1) 21 Shabab Al-Ordon (JOR1) 
28.10.19Al-Shabab FC (KSA1) 10 Shabab Al-Ordon (JOR1)Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium
08.11.19Shabab Al-Ordon (JOR1) 11 Al-Shabab FC (KSA1)King Abdullah II Stadium
AggregateRaja Casablanca (MAR1) 55 Wydad Casablanca (MAR1) 
02.11.19Raja Casablanca (MAR1) 11 Wydad Casablanca (MAR1)Stade Mohamed V
23.11.19Wydad Casablanca (MAR1) 44 Raja Casablanca (MAR1)Stade Mohamed V
 Raja Casablanca advances w/more away goals (4-1) 
AggregateOlympique Club de Safi (MAR1) 22 ES de Tunis (TUN1) 
03.11.19Olympique Club de Safi (MAR1) 11 ES de Tunis (TUN1)Stade El Massira
23.11.19ES de Tunis (TUN1) 11 Olympique Club de Safi (MAR1)Stade Olympique de Radès
 Olympique Club de Safi advances on PKs (4-2) 
AggregateAl-Ittihad Alexandria (EGY1) 30 Al-Muharraq SC (BHR1) 
03.11.19Al-Ittihad Alexandria (EGY1) 20 Al-Muharraq SC (BHR1)Borg El Arab Stadium
24.11.19Al-Muharraq SC (BHR1) 01 Al-Ittihad Alexandria (EGY1)Sheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
AggregateFC Nouadhibou (MTN1) 06 Al-Shorta SC (IRQ1) 
06.11.19FC Nouadhibou (MTN1) 01 Al-Shorta SC (IRQ1)Stade Olympique (Nouakchott)
25.11.19Al-Shorta SC (IRQ1) 50 FC Nouadhibou (MTN1)Al-Khor Stadium
AggregateAl-Quwa Al-Jawiya (IRQ1) 00 MC Alger (ALG1) 
08.11.19Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya (IRQ1) 00 MC Alger (ALG1)Karbala International Stadium
16.12.19MC Alger (ALG1) 00 Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya (IRQ1)Stade 5 Juillet 1962
 MC Alger advances on PKs (4-2) 

1st Round

DateHome Status RoadVenue
AggregateAl Wasl FC (UAE1) 32 Al-Hilal FC (SDN1) 
20.08.19Al Wasl FC (UAE1) 20 Al-Hilal FC (SDN1)Za'abeel Stadium
30.08.19Al-Hilal FC (SDN1) 21 Al Wasl FC (UAE1)Khartoum Stadium
AggregateAl-Ittihad FC (KSA1) 30 Al-Ahed SC (LIB1) 
20.08.19Al-Ittihad FC (KSA1) 30 Al-Ahed SC (LIB1)King Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Jeddah)
31.08.19Al-Ahed SC (LIB1) 00 Al-Ittihad FC (KSA1)Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium
AggregateAl-Arabi SC (KUW1) 03 Al-Ittihad Alexandria (EGY1) 
26.08.19Al-Arabi SC (KUW1) 01 Al-Ittihad Alexandria (EGY1)Sabah Al Salem Stadium
26.09.19Al-Ittihad Alexandria (EGY1) 20 Al-Arabi SC (KUW1)Alexandria Stadium
AggregateCS Constantine (ALG1) 33 Al-Muharraq SC (BHR1) 
27.08.19CS Constantine (ALG1) 31 Al-Muharraq SC (BHR1)Stade Mohamed Hamlaoui
17.09.19Al-Muharraq SC (BHR1) 20 CS Constantine (ALG1)Sheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Al-Muharraq SC advances w/more away goals (1-0) 
AggregateKuwait SC (KUW1) 33 Al-Shorta SC (IRQ1) 
28.08.19Kuwait SC (KUW1) 31 Al-Shorta SC (IRQ1)Al-Kuwait Sports Club Stadium
23.09.19Al-Shorta SC (IRQ1) 20 Kuwait SC (KUW1)Karbala Stadium
 Al-Shorta SC advances w/more away goals (1-0) 
AggregateAl-Quwa Al-Jawiya (IRQ1) 42 Al-Salmiyah SC (KUW1) 
29.08.19Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya (IRQ1) 31 Al-Salmiyah SC (KUW1)Karbala Stadium
24.09.19Al-Salmiyah SC (KUW1) 11 Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya (IRQ1)Thamir Stadium
AggregateShabab Al-Ordon (JOR1) 31 Étoile Sportive du Sahel (TUN1) 
29.08.19Shabab Al-Ordon (JOR1) 21 Étoile Sportive du Sahel (TUN1)King Abdullah II Stadium
24.09.19Étoile Sportive du Sahel (TUN1) 01 Shabab Al-Ordon (JOR1)Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet
AggregateNejmeh SC (LIB1) 13 ES de Tunis (TUN1) 
30.08.19Nejmeh SC (LIB1) 11 ES de Tunis (TUN1)Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium
02.10.19ES de Tunis (TUN1) 20 Nejmeh SC (LIB1)Stade Olympique de Radès
AggregateAl-Merreikh SC (SDN1) 13 Wydad Casablanca (MAR1) 
31.08.19Al-Merreikh SC (SDN1) 11 Wydad Casablanca (MAR1)Stade de Al-Merrikh
03.10.19Wydad Casablanca (MAR1) 20 Al-Merreikh SC (SDN1)Stade Mohamed V
AggregateAl-Jaish SC (SYR1) 12 FC Nouadhibou (MTN1) 
01.09.19Al-Jaish SC (SYR1) 11 FC Nouadhibou (MTN1)Basra Sports City Stadium
03.10.19FC Nouadhibou (MTN1) 10 Al-Jaish SC (SYR1)Stade Cheikha Ould Boïdiya
AggregateIsmaily SC (EGY1) 43 Al-Ahly SC Benghazi (LBY1) 
13.09.19Ismaily SC (EGY1) 42 Al-Ahly SC Benghazi (LBY1)Ismaïlia Stadium
27.09.19Al-Ahly SC Benghazi (LBY1) 10 Ismaily SC (EGY1)Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet
AggregateAl-Nasr SC (OMA1) 14 Al Jazira SCC (UAE1) 
14.09.19Al-Nasr SC (OMA1) 01 Al Jazira SCC (UAE1)The Salalah Youth Complex
23.09.19Al Jazira SCC (UAE1) 31 Al-Nasr SC (OMA1)Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium
AggregateOlympique Club de Safi (MAR1) 21 Al-Riffa SC (BHR1) 
20.09.19Olympique Club de Safi (MAR1) 11 Al-Riffa SC (BHR1)Al-Kuwait Sports Club Stadium
01.10.19Al-Riffa SC (BHR1) 01 Olympique Club de Safi (MAR1)Madinat 'Isa Stadium
AggregateJS Saoura (ALG1) 15 Al-Shabab FC (KSA1) 
23.09.19JS Saoura (ALG1) 13 Al-Shabab FC (KSA1)Stade du 20 Août 1955 (Béchar)
01.10.19Al-Shabab FC (KSA1) 20 JS Saoura (ALG1)Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium
AggregateRaja Casablanca (MAR1) 30 Hilal Al-Quds Club (PLE1) 
23.09.19Raja Casablanca (MAR1) 10 Hilal Al-Quds Club (PLE1)Stade Mohamed V
03.10.19Hilal Al-Quds Club (PLE1) 02 Raja Casablanca (MAR1)Faisal Al-Husseini International Stadium
AggregateMC Alger (ALG1) 21 Dhofar Club (OMA1) 
24.09.19MC Alger (ALG1) 10 Dhofar Club (OMA1)Stade 5 Juillet 1962
30.09.19Dhofar Club (OMA1) 11 MC Alger (ALG1)The Salalah Youth Complex

Preliminary Round

 Group ALeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Ittihad Riadhi de Tanger 22 -0-06-91811 -0-0330311 -0-03615
2Al-Riffa SC 22 -0-06-60611 -0-0350511 -0-03101
3Al Zawra'a SC 20 -0-20-04-410 -0-1001-110 -0-1003-3
4Horseed FC 20 -0-20-111-1010 -0-1016-510 -0-1005-5
1st Round
DateHome Status RoadVenue
18.08.19Al Zawra'a SC (IRQ1) 20 Horseed FC (SOM1)Stade Mohamed V
 Ittihad Riadhi de Tanger (MAR1) 02 Al-Riffa SC (BHR1)Stade Mohamed V
21.08.19Al-Riffa SC (BHR1) 50 Horseed FC (SOM1)Stade Mohamed V
 Ittihad Riadhi de Tanger (MAR1) 30 Al Zawra'a SC (IRQ1)Stade Mohamed V
24.08.19Al Zawra'a SC (IRQ1) 01 Al-Riffa SC (BHR1)Stade Municipal de Berrechid
 Horseed FC (SOM1) 16 Ittihad Riadhi de Tanger (MAR1)Stade Mohamed V
 Group BLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1JS Saoura 33 -0-09-70711 -0-0310122 -0-06606
2CA Bizertin 32 -0-16-101921 -0-1331211 -0-03707
3ASAS Djibouti Télécom 31 -0-23-36-300 -0-0000031 -0-2336-3
4Fomboni FC 30 -0-30-215-1330 -0-30215-1300 -0-00000
1st Round
DateHome Status RoadVenue
19.08.19CA Bizertin (TUN1) 30 ASAS Djibouti Télécom (DJI1)Stade Municipal de Berrechid
 Fomboni FC (COM1) 05 JS Saoura (ALG1)Stade Municipal de Berrechid
22.08.19JS Saoura (ALG1) 10 ASAS Djibouti Télécom (DJI1)Stade Municipal de Berrechid
 Fomboni FC (COM1) 07 CA Bizertin (TUN1)Stade Municipal de Berrechid
25.08.19Fomboni FC (COM1) 23 ASAS Djibouti Télécom (DJI1)Stade Mohamed V
 CA Bizertin (TUN1) 01 JS Saoura (ALG1)Stade Municipal de Berrechid