Al Ahly was scared but could finally smile. The African champions had to go through the fire box in order to qualify for the next round of the African Champions League at the expense of Young Africans of Tanzania. Apart from the winner of the Super Cup Africa, heavyweights held their rank.
Starting with Tout Puissant Mazembe that left no chance to the Stars of Douala from Cameroon 3-0. Score heavier this time in favor of another Cameroonian club Coton Sport domineering of Flambeau of Burundi 5-0.
Enyimba after releasing the Togolese of Anges FC could not stand before AS Real Bamako, despite their 1-0 victory in the second leg.
One meeting remains to be played. The one between Esperance Tunis and Gor Mahia postponed on Sunday to Monday because of heavy rain in the Tunisian capital.
Results of the weekend (first leg results into parenthesis)
Al Ahly (Egy) vs . Young Africans (Tan) 1-0 4-3 tab (0-1)
Ahli Benghazi (LBY) vs . Ber. Chelsea ( Gha ) 2-0 (1-1)
Réal Bamako (MLI ) vs . Enyimba ( Nga ) 0-1 ( 2-1)
Mazembe ( Drc ) vs . The Stars ( Cmr ) 3-0 ( 1-1)
Séwé Sport ( Civ) vs . BYC ( Lib ) 1-0 (3-3)
CS Sfaxien ( Tun ) vs . Dedebit (Eth ) 2-0 (2-1)
Raja Casablanca ( Mor ) vs . Horoya AC ( Gui ) 1-0 4-5 tab (0-1)
Cotonsport ( Cmr ) vs . Flambeau (Bur ) 5-0 ( 0-1)
ASFA Yennenga ( Bfa ) vs . ES Sétif ( Alg ) 0-0 ( 0-5)
Hilal Omdurman (South) v SM Bamako (MLI ) 2-0 (0-0)
1 de Agosto ( Eng) vs . AC Leopards (Con) 2-0 ( 1-4)
L. Muçulmana ( Moz ) v Kaizer Chiefs ( Rsa ) 0-3 ( 0-4)
Vita Club ( Drc ) vs . Dynamos ( Zim ) 1-0 (0-0)
Kabuscorp ( Eng) vs . Zamalek ( Egy ) 0-0 ( 0-1)
Kampala CCA ( Uga ) vs . Nkana ( Zam ) 1-2 ( 2-2)