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African Rankings: Sundowns, Pirates Way Ahead Of Chiefs

Both Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates have continued to progress on the African rankings while Kaizer Chiefs have dropped down to 19th position.

Sundowns has for the longest time been ranked higher than any South African club according to the system on and with the 2020/21 season in full swing, the Brazilians have since moved from ninth position to sixth, close to catching up with the likes of El Zamalek (fourth) and TP Mazembe (third).

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Meanwhile, with the Bucs having found their form this season and after booking their spot in the MTN8 cup final, Pirates have found themselves ranked at 16th position, not too far away from the likes of Raja Casablanca (14th) and Wydad Casablanca (11th).

On the other hand, Chiefs, who are having a challenging start to their 2020/21 campaign, have fallen from 17th position to 19th.

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

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

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