VENUE: Stade TP Mazembe
The line-up is just about complete for the First Round of the CAF Champions League, where sides will battle it out for a place in the group stage.
There is a familiar sinking feeling for fans of Ghana giants Kumasi Asante Kotoko after they were knocked out of the Confederation Cup on Wednesday.
Ghanaian giants Asante Kokoto were eliminated from the CAF Confederation Cup after being defeated by CARA Brazzaville on penalties.
Benni McCarthy's career was a record-breaking goal bonanza but stuck now on the sidelines, he's growing frustrating at his players' failure to score.
Asante Kotoko head coach Steve Polack has dismissed the suggestion that he influenced the referee in Sunday's CAF Confederation Cup clash.
Plateau United and MFM FC made bright CAF Champions League debuts, while Akwa United are on the brink of elimination from the Confederation Cup.