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Can Pirates Overtake Chiefs? Will Sundowns Move Closer?

The latest African rankings have been updated and Orlando Pirates could once again overtake Kaizer Chiefs should results go their way this weekend. 

Pirates will return to CAF Champions League action this evening, and should they be able to secure a win over FC Platinum, their rankings in Africa could improve, with the ranking system on footballdatabase.com placing Pirates just one point away from Chiefs.

Read more: What Happened To Lorch That He Wants To Win The League Now?

Pirates are the 19th highest ranked club in Africa, while Chiefs are at 18. 

On the other hand, Mamelodi Sundowns seem to be staying put at 12th place, having been in the same position for several weeks. However, Sundowns remain the highest ranked South African club on footballdatabse.com.

Bidvest Wits have dropped a few places this week, after being placed at the 23rd place last week, the Students are now at 27th place on the rankings.

However, here are current top 10 clubs in Africa according to the ranking system on footballdatabse.com:

1. Al Ahly

2. TP Mazembe

3. Esperance de Tunis

4. Al-Merreikh

5. Etoile du Sahel

6. Vita Club

7. Wydad Athletic Club Casablanca

8. Al Hilal Omdurman

9. El Zamalek

10. Club Sportif Sfaxien 

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