The only Ghanaian club to win three different continental titles

Hearts of Oak won the CAF Champions League in 2000 and in 2001 won the CAF Super Cup.

in 2005, Accra hearts of oak beat their archrivals Asante Kotoko to won the 2004 CAF Confederation.

The journey began in March when
Hearts of Oak beat Horoya AC of Guinea 4-3 on aggregate,

Accra hearts of oak beat DC Motema Pembe of DR Congo 4-3 on aggregate in the second round to reach the CAF Champions’ League group stage/money zone.

Accra hearts of oak were in Group ‘B’ with Lobi Stars,- Nigeria
El Ahly, – Egypt
Jeanne d’Arc.- Senegal

The Continental Club Masters Accra Hearts of Oak scored a last minute goal through Emmanuel Donkor in their maiden champions’ league group match against El Ahly of Egypt in Accra. The North African giant Ahly took the lead before Hearts of Oak came back and scored two goals from behind to win the match by 2-1.

Continental club masters Accra hearts of oak won two successive away victories against Jeanne d’Arc in Senegal. A match that Ishmael Addo scored a hat-trick, the first away hat-trick in the competition’s history, before Accra hearts of oak beat Lobi Stars 2-0 in Nigeria, to complete the first round of the group matches.

They started the second round of the group stage by won against Lobi Stars 2-0 in the return match, before Accra hearts of oak drawn one all in Egypt against Ahly and Hearts drawn at home with a one all against Jeanne d’Arc of Senegal.

The competition at that time had no semi finals, so Esperance of Tunisia were the winner of group ‘A’, So Esperance booked a date with Hearts of Oak the winner of group ‘B’.

Continental club masters Accra hearts of oak went unbeaten in the group stage, which was the first time a club, did so.


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