Zamalek and ES Tunis qualified for the group stages of the CAF Champions League with big home wins on Sunday.
Zamalek have been in poor form domestically and sit eighth in Group 2 of the Egyptian top flight.
They held Zambia's Nkana to a goalless draw in the first leg of their tie earlier this month, though, and ran out 5-0 winners in Sunday's meeting.
Ahmed Tawfik netted the opener after 20 minutes and Mo'men Zakaria also scored before the break.
Omar Gaber's effort, two minutes after the resumption, effectively sealed the result but there was still time for Hazem Emam and Ahmed Gaafar to get their names on the scoresheet.
Tunisian heavyweights ES Tunis extended their unbeaten run to 19 matches in all competitions with a 3-0 home win over Real Bamako of Mali.
A 1-1 draw in the first leg ensured ES Tunis had the advantage of an away goal but they did not need it.
Haythem Jouini's first-half goal settled nerves before Iheb Msekni and Harrison Afful found the net to complete a routine win.
Algeria's ES Setif won 1-0 at Cameroon's Cotonsport to progress 2-0 on aggregate, while Sudan's Al Hilal and Leopards de Dolisie drew 0-0 in Sunday's other clash.
That saw Al Hilal edge their opponents from the Democratic Republic of Congo on away goals after a 1-1 stalemate in the first leg.