Burkina Faso and Zambia played out a goalless draw that sent the former through to the last eight as Group C winners and eliminated the defending champions.
A spirited performance from Ethiopia, who played much of the game without red-carded first-choice goalkeeper Jemal Tassew, came back from a goal down to secure a 1-1 draw with reigning champions Zambia.
Orlando Pirates drew level with Kaizer Chiefs at the top of the South African Premier League by virtue of their 2-1 victory over Maritzburg United on Friday.
Defending champions Orlando Pirates proved their mettle in destroying the Black Leopards 4-0 to climb back to second place in the South African Premiership, while Pretoria University drew Free State Stars.
Zambia came from behind twice to draw 2-2 with fairytale qualifiers Libya today in a rain-delayed CAF Africa Cup of Nations Group A match.
Collins Mbesuma scored the solitary goal to help Golden Arrows earn a surprise 1-0 victory over SuperSport United in the South Africa League Cup.