Nigeria, Senegal, Ghana, and the holders Algeria started the group stage qualifiers with back-to-back victories.
Tunisia (1-0 winners in Equatorial Guinea), and Madagascar, who won 6-2 in Niger, added their names to that list with wins on the 19th November.
But who knows when the next matches will be scheduled.
The last four lineup comprises two Egyptian giants (Al Ahly and Zamalek) and two from Morocco (Wydad and Raja)
CAF eventually announced that the semi-finals will be played in a 'Final Four' format in early September at a single location.
Finally resumed with a 2-1 victory for Manchester City over Real Madrid and hence qualification for the quarter-finals for Guardiola's men.
They will be joined by Lyon who edged out Juventus on away goals despite losing to two Cristiano Ronaldo goals in Turin.
Inter, FC Copenhagen, Shakhtar Donetsk, and Manchester United (who beat LASK 7-1 on aggregate) all progressed into the quarter-finals following wins on Wednesday.
They were joined by Wolves, Basel, Bayer Leverkusen, and Sevilla from Thursday nights action.
Arsenal beat London rivals Chelsea 2-1 to secure a record 14th FA Cup title.
Gabon star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored both goals for Mikel Arteta's team at an empty Wembley stadium.
Meanwhile, Fulham will join Leeds United and West Brom in the EPL next season after they beat Brentford 2-1 in the Championship playoff final.
The Spanish league season ended with a draw, against relegated Leganes, for champions Real Madrid and a 5-0 win at Alaves for second-placed Barcelona.
Champions Juventus lost their last league match 3-1 to Roma leaving the 'Old Lady' just one point ahead of second-placed Inter in the final Serie A table.
At the other end of the table Genoa, despite going down to nine men, beat Verona to retain their place in Serie A.
PSG completed another domestic treble when they edged Lyon on penalties to lift the League Cup.
Champions Bayern Munich duly completed the domestic double by lifting the DFB Pokal.
The Bavarians beat Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 helped by another pair from the prolific Robert Lewandowski.
And Werder Bremen just about managed to keep their place in the Bundesliga after edging tiny Heidenheim in the relegation playoff.
Two goals from DR Congo's Chancel Mbemba gave ten-man Porto a 2-1 victory over rivals Benfica in the Portuguese Cup final.
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