Nigeria’s Enyimba beat South Africa second-tier side TS Galaxy 4-1 on aggregate, while Enugu Rangers edged past Togo’s ASC Kara on away goals.
Enyimba had a 2-0 advantage from the first leg as they welcomed TS Galaxy and the Nigerian side doubled their aggregate advantage through goals from Daniel Darkwah and Martins Usule.
Galaxy finished 2-1 second leg losers in northeastern city Nelspruit when Terrence Mashego grabbed a consolation goal one minute from time.
None of the current Enugu Rangers team were born when the club won their only African club silverware, the now defunct African Cup Winners Cup 42 years ago.
Enugu Rangers scraped into the group stage on away goals after edging ASC Kara 1-0 through a Chinonso Eziekwe goal on 17 minutes that tied the aggregate score at 2-2.