AmaZulu FC began 2021/22 CAF Champions League campaign in the first preliminary round against Nyasa Big Bullets. It was the first time in AmaZulu’s club history to take part in the Champions League.
AmaZulu FC qualified for the competition by securing a second place finish in DStv Premiership last season. Their determination secured them a win in aggregate against Nyasa Big Bullets thus progressing to the second preliminary round of the competition.
AmaZulu and TP Mazembe played first leg of the second preliminary round on 15 October at Moses Mabhida stadium. Their first leg ended 0-0 draw with more expected on the second leg played on Saturday, 23 October.
Usuthu travelled to Democratic Republic of Congo to play the second leg where they played 1-1 draw with TP Mazembe. AmaZulu advance to the group stage following the away goals rule as they scored an away goal in their second leg match draw.