Ghana’s Accra Hearts of Oak SC are among four clubs to win their opening four matches in the history of CAF Champions League.
The Ghanaian powerhouse became the second team in the African Clubs competition to achieve that feat after Tunisian side Étoile Sportive de Tunis who set the new record in 1999.
In the year 2000 and on their way to lifting the covetous trophy, Hearts of Oak defeated Egyptian giants Al Ahly, Nigerian side Lobi Stars and Senegalese team Jeanne d’arc to pick 12 points from their first four games before drawing the remaining two matches.
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After the Phobians achieved that feat, two teams, that is USM Alger of Algeria also achieved the feat in 2015 with the latest Club to chalk such success being South African side Mame Sundowns.
Hearts of Oak won the CAF Super League and also became the first team to lift the CAF Confederation Cup when they beat rivals Asante Kotoko SC.
The Rainbow Club has never been the same since their success in 2005 and are trophyless both on the domestic and international front since 2009.