Ngezi Platinum and Caps United will be hoping for positive results in tough away fixtures in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo respectively.
All eyes will be on Ngezi Platinum and Caps United who face tough tests on the African safari.
Ngezi Platinum who left for Angola on Thursday face Clube Recreativo Desportivo Do Libolo on Saturday.
The platinum miners will have grown in confidence after ousting Pamplemousse of Mauritius in the preliminary round but a date against Angola’s Libolo offers a tougher test.
In the CAF Champions League Caps United clash against African powerhouses TP Mazembe.
Despite leaving on the same day of their encounter against Mazembe, Makepekepe captain Hardlife Zvirekwi is optimistic the team will not be affected by lack of acclimatisation.
Zimbabwe has had maximum temperatures of 26 degrees, but according to forecasts Kinshasa will have maximum temperature of up to 34 degrees on Sunday.
In Sunday’s encounter against TP Mazembe, Caps United will be hoping for a positive score line that will give them a decent chance when they host the DRC giants in the reverse fixture.