The two group leaders, Esperance and Al Ahly, are trying to stay perfect through three matches with big home contests this weekend, including the former's Tunisian derby against Etoile du Sahel.
It was a tough day for strikers in Africa as Bafana Bafana were held at home by Ethiopia, Nigeria just earned a win and no side managed more than a single goal.
Zamalek and Al Ahly are on the road this weekend in the first leg of the CAF Champions League Round of 16, the final round before the group stage begins.
FIFA.com reviews the weekend action in the CAF Champions League, where eight of 15 matches ended in draws and Berekum Chelsea of Ghana produced the stand-out result of the round.
FIFA.com wraps up all the weekend action around Africa, where leaders ESCOM United are taking it to the wire in Malawi and Asante Kotoko opened up a four-point lead in Ghana.
Six-time champions Egypt defeated Benin 2-0 to extend their unbeaten run in the CAF Africa Cup of Nations to 15 games and qualify for the last eight.