The 2017/18 season came to an end last month and Soccer Laduma takes a look at where Mzansi’s big three clubs are ranked in Africa.
Sundowns ended of their campaign with an Absa Premiership league title, while also in the group stages of the CAF Champions League competition.
Orlando Pirates were runners-up to the Brazilians in the league, ending the season in second place, booking their spot in the CAF Champions League campaign next year.
Kaizer Chiefs ended third on the log, sealing their spot in the CAF Confederations Cup alongside Free State Stars.
According to the rankings on footballdatabase.com, Sundowns have ended the season as the 9th top African club, with Chiefs finishing off at 19th placed and Orlando Pirates since climbing up to a 24th place finish.
Here are the top 10 African clubs according to the ranking system on footballdatabase.com:
1. Al Ahly
2. Esperance de Tunis
3. TP Mazembe
4. Etoile du Sahel
6. Al Hilal Omdurman
7. Vita Club
8. Wydad Casablanca
9. Mamelodi Sundowns FC
10. CS Sfaxien