South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns are the team most sure of a place in the group state draw, after their 5-0 away win in the Seychelles.
Esperance were declared African Champions League winners after a committee found Wydad guilty of abandoning the second leg of the final in May.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the move to step in and jointly administer African football with CAF was 'about democracy'.
The finals of Africa's two international club competitions will each be played in one single match in future rather than over two legs.
FIFA are to take over the running of African football in the wake of corruption scandals consuming the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
The second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed after a VAR issue led to a disputed champion.
A malfunctioning VAR system led to Wydad Casablanca walking off the CAF Champions league final pitch, which could have long term repercussions.
Esperance of Tunisia retained their African Champions League crown amid bizarre scenes on Friday when Wydad Casablanca refused to play on.
Esperance of Tunisia retained their CAF Champions League crown amid bizarre scenes on Friday, when Wydad Casablanca refused to finish the match.
Esperance of Tunisia took a big step towards retaining their African Champions League crown with a 1-1 draw away against Wydad Casablanca.
For the first time in the history of the CAF Champions League, the semifinal line-up will consist of the previous four winners.
Senegal international goalkeeper Khadim Ndiaye has suffered a double leg break after colliding with his teammate during a Champions League clash.
Egyptian club Ismaily have been reinstated into the African Champions League after disqualification last month.
Cameroonian side UMS de Loum defeated Nigeria's Lobi Stars 1-0 in the first leg of their CAF Champions League preliminary round clash on Wednesday.
Jeremy Brockie scored for Mamelodi Sundowns as they claimed a 2-0 victory at Equatorial Guinea's Leones Vegetarianos in the CAF CL on Wednesday.
Zambian champions Zesco United have one foot in the next round of the CAF Champions League after a 2-1 success away at AS SONIDEP of Niger.
FC Platinum will hope to make up for lost time when they visit CNaPS of Madagascar for the first leg of their CAF Champions League tie on Wednesday.
The switch in calendar for the CAF Champions League means an earlier start for the 2018-19 competition.
Egyptian giants Al Ahly have confirmed the sacking of French coach Patrice Carteron just five months into his tenure with the club.
Esperance overcame a two-goal deficit against Al Ahly to be crowned African champions for the third time.
As the Egypt legend celebrates his 40th birthday, his previous employers Al-Ahly have had their reputation tarnished at the highest level.
The EFA will support Al-Ahly's complaints to the CAF in light of the sanctions they've received following Friday's Champions League final first leg.
CAF have suspended Al-Ahly's Walid Azaro for unsporting behaviour following his actions in the first leg of the CAF Champions League final.
Despite winning the domestic title last weekend, FC Platinum needs to impress in the CAF Champions League to silence some of their doubters.
Al Ahly have claimed the advantage in the CAF Champions League final with a controversial 3-1 victory over visitors Esperance in the first leg.