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Top 20 ranked Clubs in Africa, featuring Al Ahly, Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates.(Opinion)

Here are a list of the Top 20 Fifa ranked clubs in Africa, featuring Al Ahly, Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates. Kaizer Chiefs who are an African favourite are in 27th place spot and does not make the top 20 list.

This list of the Top 20 ranked Clubs in Africa ranked by Fifa are based on match points received from matches played on domestic and international levels, friendly matches and Pre-season fixtures.

Pitso Mosimane's Al Ahly lead the pack in number one on the list as they are currently the best club in Africa on points achieved from matches won and drawn and they are number one as they have 1719 points. Esperance Tunis are in second place on the table with a total of 1640 points, and South Africa's top club Mamelodi Sundowns are in the third place spot with a total of 1589 points. El Zamalek are in fourth place with 1569 points and TP Mazembe is in the fifth place spot with 1560 points.

The next five clubs completes 6-10 and consist of Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia in 6th place with 1553 points, Wydad Casablanca in 7th who is from Morocco on 1538 points and Al Hilal Omdurman who are from Sudan are in the 8th place spot with a total of 1530 points. In the 9th place spot is Primeiro de Agosto who is from Angola and they are on a total of 1516 points, and Tunisia's CS Sfaxien are in the 10th place spot with a total of 1515 points and that is the Top 10 clubs on the Fifa Africa ranking list.

The next list are from 11-15 on the ranking list and starts with Morocco's Raja Casablanca who are in the 11th place spot with a total of 1510 points, Al Merrikh who are from Sudan are in the 12th place spot on the list with a total of 1508 points. In 13th place spot is the Zimbabwean side Dynamos who are on a total of 1506 points. In 14th and 15th are DR Congo's Vita Club on 1506 points and Mali's Stade Malien on 1490 points.

Completing the top 20 list are the next 5 Clubs list from 16-20 on the list. Algeria's ES Setif are in the 16th place spot with a total of 1476 points on the list. South African favourite Orlando Pirates are in 17th place spot as they have a total of 1471 points, bridging the gap between them and Mamelodi Sundowns with a total of 14 places apart. In the 18th place spot lies Djoliba AC from Mali and they are on 1463 points and Cameroon's Coton Sport in 19th with a total of 1462 points. In the 20th place spot is Egyptian Premier league club Pyramids FC with a total of 1457 points.

African Favourites that did not make the top 20 but are just outside of the range are, Enyimba in 21st, CR Belouizdad in 26th and Kaizer Chiefs in 27th place spot. Two more South African clubs are in the top 40 as Bidvest Wits are in 22nd but they now trade under a new name, and SuperSport United are in the 38th place spot.

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