The first round proper of the CAF Champions League continued on Saturday with five games.
Oussama Darfalou (72') and Amir Sayoud (87') each scored once in the final half-hour as USM Alger blanked visiting Rail Club du Kadiogo (Burkina Faso) 2-0.
At Rades, Tunisia:
Esperance de Tunis defeated visiting Horoya from Guinea 3-1 in the opening match of their two-game series.
At Rabat, Morocco:
Wydad Casablanca defeated visiting CF Mounana from
Gabon 1-0 in their series opener.
At Dar es Salaam, Tanzania:
Young Africans and Zambia's Zanaco played to a series-opening 1-1 draw.
Al-Ahly downed Bidvest Wits of South Africa 1-0 in the opening match of their two-game series.