The latest African rankings have been revealed, with Kaizer Chiefs now another spot closer to catching up to Mamelodi Sundowns.
Since the last release of the rankings, Chiefs were placed in 18th position on the African club ranking system on footballdatabase.com, with Sundowns occupying the 14th spot.
Now, the latest rankings show that Absa Premiership log leaders, Chiefs have moved one place and are now in 17th position, with Sundowns still at 14th, although this week’s Absa Premiership results are yet to be taken in to account.
Sundowns will have the opportunity to strengthen their position, as they host Petro de Luanda in the CAF Champions League this weekend.
Bidvest Wits will also be in action in the CAF Confederations Cup group stages, welcoming Horoya AC in the opening encounter.
As things stand, here are the top four South African clubs on the African rankings according to footballdatabase.com:
Sundowns – 14th place
Chiefs - 17th place
Wits – 22nd place
Pirates – 26th place
Elsewhere in Africa, Esperance de Tunis still lead the charts as the number one African club, with Al Ahly not too far off from battling it out for the top spot.
Here are the top 10 African clubs on the continent according to footballdatabase.com:
- Esperance de Tunis
- Al Ahly
- TP Mazembe
- Etoile du Sahel
- Vita Club
- Al Hilal Omdurman
- Wydad Casablanca
- 1º de Agosto
- El Zamalek