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How Sundowns, Chiefs And Co Compares To Pitso’s Al Ahly

The latest African rankings have been updated and Soccer Laduma takes a look how Mzansi’s big three compare to Pitso Mosimane’s Al Ahly on the standings.

South Africa’s 2020/21 campaign will kick-off next weekend where the MTN8 will raise the curtain on an action-packed season ahead. Meanwhile, the likes of Egypt and Morocco are still completing their respective 2019/20 campaigns.

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However, there has been lots of movement on the African rankings since football’s return.

According to the system on, Al Ahly - who are now being coached by former Mamelodi Sundowns mentor, Pitso Mosimane - remain at the top of the rankings with Tunisian side, Esperance de Tunis trailing at second place.

Meanwhile, TP Mazembe, Al-Merreikh and El Zamalek make up the rest of the top five in that order.

In Mzansi, Sundowns, who were crowned 2019/20 champions, remain the highest placed South African club, though they have seen a drop from ninth position to 10th.

Kaizer Chiefs, who ended the last domestic campaign at the second position, find themselves at 17th place on the rankings, with third-placed finishers Orlando Pirates one above at 16th position.

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Bidvest Wits (now Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila), make up the top 50 at 20th position, with SuperSport United following at 48th.

Here are the rankings of the top 20 clubs in Africa:

  1. Al Ahly
  2. Esperance de Tunis
  3. TP Mazembe
  4. Al Merreikh
  5. El Zamalek
  6. Al Hilal Omdurman
  7. Etoile du Sahel
  8. Raja Casablanca
  9. Wydad Casablanca
  10. Mamelodi Sundowns
  11. CS Sfaxien
  12. Vita Club
  13. Dynamos
  14. Agosto
  15. Stade Malien Bamako
  16. Orlando Pirates
  17. Kaizer Chiefs
  18. Djoliba AC
  19. Atletico Petro Luanda
  20. Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila

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