Mamelodi Sundowns are currently ranked in the top 100 clubs in the world.
With their increasing success both locally and on the continent, the Brazilians can be proud to say that rankings systems in world football, have placed them higher than the likes of Real Sociedad and AC Milan, who are well known names in European football.
According to clubworldranking.com, Sundowns are being ranked at 65th place, just six places away from the well-known Borrussia Dortmund.
Meanwhile, Absa Premiership log leaders, Kaizer Chiefs have found themselves ranked at 286th, while Orlando Pirates are ranked at 234th.
Should Sundowns continue snapping up trophies as they go along, the Brazilians could possibly find themselves in the top 50 as the season progresses.
As things stand, here’s how Sundowns are ranked compared to the clubs from 60th to 70th position:
- Deportiva Tolima – Colombia
- Sporting CP – Portugal
- Argentinos Juniors – Portugal
- Necaxa – Mexico
- Clubb Brugge – Belgium
- Mamelodi Sundowns – South Africa
- Santos – Brazil
- Stade Rennais – France
- Slavia Praha – Czech Republic
- Al Taawon – Saudi Arabia
- Real Sociedad – Spain