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CAF CL’S Most Expensive XI, Three Sundowns Players, No Pirates

With the race to the quarter-finals of the CAF Champions League competition heating up, Soccer Laduma takes a look at the most valuable XI in the competition. 

Sundowns booked their spot in the next round of the competition this weekend, after convincingly defeating Lobi Stars 3-0 on the weekend. The Brazilians however, can still increase their advantage as the group A leaders, should they avoid defeat against Wydad Casablanca this weekend. 

Pirates, on the other hand, will need a win or a draw against Horoya AC this weekend, as they look to fight for a second place finish in group B.

Read more: Bafana Squad Announced 

However, taking a look at the current market values in the CAF Champions League competition according to, three Sundowns players have made the most valuable XI, while no Pirates players are present.

Here are the most valuable starting XI according to the figures on and their positions:

Walid Azarou (Al Ahly):

€2.8M (±R45M)

Ramadan Sobhi (Al Ahly):

€7M (±R112.5M)

Sibusiso Vilakazi (Mamelodi Sundowns):

€1M (±R16M)

Anice Badri (Esperance de Tunis):

€1.4M (±R22.5M)

Andile Jali (Sundowns):

€1.3M (±R20.9M)

Amr Soleya (Al Ahly):

€1.5M (±R24M)

Ali Maaloul (Al Ahly):

€1.5M (±R24M)

Saad Samih (Al Ahly):

€1M (±R16M)

Rami Rabla (Al Ahly):

€1M (±R16M)

Thapelo Morena (Sundowns):

€1.25M (±R20M)

El Shenawy (Al Ahly):

€1.5M (±R24M)

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