Ghana champions Aduana Stars gave their bid to qualify for their first group stage a major boost with a 6-1 win against Fosa Juniors of Madagascar on Sunday in Dormaa.
Kenya champions, Gor Mahia, put a step into qualifying for the group stages after beating South Africa’s Supersport United 1-0 in the first leg of the play-off round in Machakos on Sunday.
Zambia’s Shepolopolo are through to final round of the qualifiers after battling to a 1-1 home draw against the Twiga Stars of Tanzania on Sunday at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka.
Goals from midfield duo, Raphael Daud and Emmanuel Martin, was enough to seal victory for the Tanzanian champions, Young Africans over Wolaitta Dicha of Ethiopia in their first leg clash on Saturday in Dar es Salaam.
Mozambican champions, UD Songo pulled a 3-1 win over Hilal Obied of Sudan in their first leg clash on Saturday in Beira.
Raja Club Athletic on Saturday afternoon beat host Zanaco 2-0 away at National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka to move one step closer to the group stage.
Record Ethiopian champions, Saint George, registered a win 1-0 triumph over Congolese side CARA in their 2nd 1/16th round first leg on Saturday at the Addis Ababa Stadium.
Amadou Dia Ndiaye scored a 13-minute hat-trick as Generation Foot of Senegal fought back Saturday to defeat Renaissance Berkane of Morocco 3-1 in the CAF Confederation Cup.
A brace from Hussein Shabani and one from Kevin Muhire second Rayon Sports a 3-0 win over Costa do Sol on Friday in Kigali.
No Kenyan club has ever reached the group stage of continental football since the inception of the top two CAF competitions. Sofapaka came closest in the CAF Confederation Cup in 2011, but the former Kenyan Premier League champions lost to Club Africain in the play-off round.