Twenty-one (21) Ghanaian players saw their sides progress to the next qualifying rounds of the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup.

Nana Antwi Manu scored the only goal which helped Ivorian side FC San Pedro to progres to  the first qualifying round of the CAF Confederation. African Football Specialist Nuhu Adams has a lowdown of all the action.


Nicholas Gyan and James Kotei lasted the entire duration of the game when Simba SC travelled to eSwatini to thrash Mbabane Swallows 4-0 on Tuesday.

The Tanzanian champions advanced to the next with an emphatic 8-1 aggregate.

Derrick Sasraku broke his goal duck to score for the first time for Club Africain in Tunis last Tuesday.

They beat Rwandan side APR FC 3-1 to progress to the first round of the competition.

Daniel Agyei was in the posts when Jimma Aba Jifar FC drew 2-2 with ASAS Djibouti on Tuesday.

The Ethiopian champions make it to the next round on 5-3 aggregate and will face giants Al Ahly SC.

Rahim Osumanu was a second half substitute for ZESCO United in their 3-0 victory over AS Sonidep from Niger.

ZESCO proceed to the next stage as Osumanu was on target when they won 2-1 in the first leg.

Godfred Asante played all 90 minutes when Horoya AC travelled to Monrovia to beat Barrack Young Controllers 1-0 to advance to the next round.

Sebe Baffour Kyei was replaced in the 55th minute by Brefo Mensah whereas Ocansey Mandela lasted 86 minutes for the Guinean giants.

Centre back Richard Ocran saw all the minutes for Nkana FC when they pipped Mozambique's UD Songo on Wednesday.

The Zambian side qualify for the first round after cruising to a 3-1 aggregate.


Nana Antwi Manu scored the only goal to qualify FC San Pedro to the next round of the competition.

The Ivorian outfit made a trip to The Gambia to beat Gambia Armed Forces by 1-0 on Tuesday.

They advanced on 2-1 aggregate.

Burkinabe side Salitas FC lost 3-1 to Wakriya AC in Guinea on Tuesday.

Salitas progressed to the next round despite the loss with a 3-3 aggregate and Samuel Akwasi Amoto enjoyed the entire duration.

Nana Bonsu kept the posts for Enugu Rangers FC as they travelled to Ethiopia to beat Defence FC 3-1.

The Nigerian giants make it to the next stage through a 5-1 aggregate scoreline.

DC Motema Pembe progressed to the next round  after drawing 1-1 with Anges de Fatima on Wednesday in Central Africa Rep.

Emmanuel Asante played all the minutes for the DR Congo side to advance with a 5-1 aggregate.

By Nuhu Adams