Simba eliminated Djibouti’s Gendarmerie with 5-0 win on aggregate after away 1-0 victory while Egypt’s Al Masry were beaten 2-1 by Zambian side Green Buffaloes, but still won the tie 5-2 overall.
AS Port Louis of Mauritius secured a 4-1 home win over Comoros’ Ngazi Sport – thanks to a hat-trick from Ludovic Lafoudra – to advance 5-2 on aggregate.
Congo’s CS La Mancha trounced AS Tanda of the Ivory Coast 1-0 to take their tie by the same aggregate score, while Rwanda’s APR won away from home to add to already convincing aggregate scores against Anse Reunion (6-1).
Equatorial Guinea’s Deportivo Niefang won 1-0 at home to Cameroonian side New Star to draw the tie 2-2 on aggregate but advance on away goals, while Algerian side CR Belouizdad defeated Onze Createurs 2-0 on the day and 3-1 overall.
Benin’s Energie scoring a late equaliser to draw 1-1 away to Guinean club Haifa and secure a surprise 2-1 aggregate triumph, while South African debutants Cape Town City defeated Swaziland’s Young Buffaloes 1-0 on the night and 2-0 overall.
Tuesday’s 10 aggregate winners join US Ben Guerdane and Djoliba – who both enjoyed walkovers – in the first round, which will be played next month