2015 CAF Champions League Final
|Event||2015 CAF Champions League|
|Date||31 October 2015|
|Venue||Stade Omar Hamadi, Algiers|
|Referee||Gehad Grisha (Egypt)|
|Date||8 November 2015|
|Venue||Stade TP Mazembe, Lubumbashi|
|Referee||Bakary Gassama (Gambia)|
The 2015 CAF Champions League Final was the final of the 2015 CAF Champions League, the 51st edition of Africa's premier club football tournament organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF), and the 19th edition under the current CAF Champions League format.
The final was contested in two-legged home-and-away format between USM Alger of Algeria and TP Mazembe of Democratic Republic of the Congo. The first leg was hosted by USM Alger at the Stade du 5 Juillet in Algiers on 31 October 2015, while the second leg was hosted by TP Mazembe at the Stade Frederic Kibassa Maliba in Lubumbashi on 8 November 2015. The winner earned the right to represent the CAF at the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup, entering at the quarterfinal stage, as well as play in the 2016 CAF Super Cup against the winner of the 2015 CAF Confederation Cup.
Road to final
|TP Mazembe||Round||USM Alger|
|Opponent||Agg.||1st leg||2nd leg||Qualifying rounds||Opponent||Agg.||1st leg||2nd leg|
|Bye||Preliminary round||Foullah Edifice||4–3||3–0 (H)||1–3 (A)|
|Mamelodi Sundowns||3–2||0–1 (A)||3–1 (H)||First round||AS Pikine||6–2||5–1 (H)||1–1 (A)|
|Stade Malien||4–3||2–2 (A)||2–1 (H)||Second round||AS Kaloum||3–2||2–1 (H)||1–1 (A)|
|Al-Hilal||0–0 (H)||Matchday 1||ES Sétif||2–1 (A)|
|Moghreb Tétouan||0–0 (A)||Matchday 2||Al-Merrikh||1–0 (H)|
|Smouha||2–0 (A)||Matchday 3||MC El Eulma||2–1 (H)|
|Smouha||1–0 (H)||Matchday 4||MC El Eulma||1–0 (A)|
|Al-Hilal||0–1 (A)||Matchday 5||ES Sétif||3–0 (H)|
|Moghreb Tétouan||5–0 (H)||Matchday 6||Al-Merrikh||0–1 (A)|
|Group A winner
|Final standings||Group B winner
|Opponent||Agg.||1st leg||2nd leg||Knockout stage||Opponent||Agg.||1st leg||2nd leg|
|Al-Merrikh||4–2||1–2 (A)||3–0 (H)||Semifinals||Al-Hilal||2–1||2–1 (A)||0–0 (H)|
The final was played on a home-and-away two-legged basis, with the order of legs decided by a draw, held after the group stage draw. If the aggregate score was tied after the second leg, the away goals rule would be applied, and if still level, the penalty shoot-out would be used to determine the winner (no extra time would be played).
31 October 2015
|USM Alger||1–2||TP Mazembe|
|Seguer 89'||Report|| Kalaba 28'|
Samatta 79' (pen.)
8 November 2015
|TP Mazembe||2–0||USM Alger|
| Samatta 74' (pen.)
- "CAF Champions League final details". CAF. 30 October 2015.
- "Regulations of the CAF Champions League" (PDF). Confédération Africaine de Football. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
- "Advantage Mazembe in CAF final after away win". CAF. 1 November 2015.
- "Mazembe beat USMA to reach fifth heaven". CAF. 8 November 2015.
- "Orange CAF CL FINAL 2015: CAF Flash Magazine" (PDF). CAF.
- "Orange CAF CL FINAL 2015: TP Mazembe VS U.S.M Alger start list" (PDF). CAF.
- Orange CAF Champions League 2015, CAFonline.com