Wydad had hoped to overturn the CAF ruling that handed the trophy to Esperance after players from the Moroccan club abandoned the game.
For the first time since the CAF Champions League expanded to include quarterfinals, all eight teams to reach the knockouts are former winners.
North African clubs are traditionally the megastars of the CAF Champions League, but South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns pose problems every year. Why?
South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns and Morocco's Wydad Casablanca will face each other in the CAF Champions League for the fourth successive season.
Esperance were declared African Champions League winners after a committee found Wydad guilty of abandoning the second leg of the final in May.
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.
Pitso Mosimane is confident that his Sundowns side can beat Guinea's Horoya to earn a place in the CAF Champions League quarterfinals.
Defending champions Wydad Casablanca and Egyptian giants Al Ahly both sealed their places in the quarterfinals of the CAF Champions League on Friday
Wydad Casablanca bounced back from a first-half scare to thump Williamsville AC 7-2.
Amin Tighazoui struck late for the CAF Champions League winners as they downed the Congolese giants following a cagey contest.
Wydad Casablanca could banish the memory of their recent toil with a victory over Tout Puissant Mazembe in Saturday's Super Cup final.
Urawa Red Diamonds claimed fifth place in the Club World Cup playoff on Tuesday, with a 3-2 win over Morocco's Wydad Casablanca.
Mexico's Pachuca booked a place in the semifinals of the FIFA Club World Cup with a win over Wydad Casablanca in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
Ahead of Wydad Casablanca's Club World Cup debut, KweséESPN reviews the performances of Africa's previous representatives in the tournament.
Could Wydad Casablanca's deserved CAF Champions League victory represent the latest step in the resurgence of Moroccan football?
Wydad Casablanca are the top team on the African continent for the first time in 25 years after a 1-0 home victory over Al Ahly.
Wydad Casablanca and Al Ahly clash in the second leg of the CAF Champions League final on Saturday, after sharing a 1-1 draw in the first leg.
Wydad Casablanca clinched a battling 1-1 draw in the first leg of their African Champions League final at Egyptian giants Al Ahly.
Walid El Kharti and Achraf Bencharki scored the goals as Wydad Casablanca beat USM Alger 3-1 on aggregate to reach the CAF Champions League final.
African football is set to be treated to two engrossing Northern derbies this weekend in the CAF Champions League semi-final first legs.
Defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns were dumped out of the CAF Champions League after losing 3-2 on penalties to Moroccan side Wydad Casablanca.