Like most other continents, Africa boasts a sizable number of football clubs that are crucial to its footballing tradition. Due to their massive fan bases, some of these clubs are extremely wealthy. A club's financial status is influenced by a wide range of factors, such as ownership, fan base, ticket sales, spending, and investment. What are the wealthiest African football teams and how much will they be worth now?
Some of the top 6 richest clubs in Africa have a distinguished past and were established many years ago.
The 6 richest African soccer teams right now.
6. Esperance Tunis - $19.18 million
The headquarters of this Tunisian club, commonly known as ES Tunis or Espérance ST, are located in the Bab Souika neighborhood of Tunis. The team is the oldest football team in the nation, having been created in 1919. It is best known for sporting the red and yellow home kit.
The team competes in the Ligue Professionnelle 1, the top club competition in Tunisia. Esperance Tunis has excelled in African club football championships in addition to its success in the Tunisian football industry. As a result of these successes, Esperance Tunis has developed into one of the wealthiest teams in Africa.
5. Orlando Pirates - $19.74 million
The Orlando Pirates Football Club, also referred to as Pirates, is a Johannesburg-based association football team. The Pirates play in the Premier Soccer Competition, the best football league in South Africa. The Orlando Stadium in Soweto serves as their home field.
The team made history by winning three significant titles in a single season, a first for a South African football club. In the 2010–2011 campaign, the group won the Top 8 Cup, the ABSA Premiership, and the FA Nedbank Cup.
4. Pyramids FC - $21.13 million
The Pyramids Football Club of Egypt is based in Cairo. The top division of the Egyptian football league system, the Egyptian Premier League, is where it presently competes. Pyramids FC's predecessor, Al Assiouty Sport, was established in 2008.
The squad was acquired in 2018, relocated to Cairo, and given the moniker Pyramids FC. The 30 June Stadium is where the team plays its home games.
3. Zamalek SC - $22.35 million
Sporting club Zamalek Sporting Club, popularly known as Zamalek SC, has its main office in Cairo. The team is one of Egypt's most prosperous football clubs, having won five CAF Championships, four CAF Super Cups, one African Cup Winners title, and one CAF Confederation Cup.
2. Mamelodi Sundowns FC - $23.17 million
The Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club, also known as The Sundowns, is a professional soccer team from South Africa with its home stadium in Mamelodi, Pretoria. The Premier Soccer League, the top division in South Africa's football league structure, is where it competes. The Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium and the Loftus Versfeld Stadium serve as the venues for the club's home games, which have been played there since 1968.
The team has the joint record for the most National Soccer League championships with three and has won the South African Premier League championship an astounding 11 times since the league's founding in 1996.
1. Al Ahly SC - $33.45 million
Al Ahly SC, which has its headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, is now the richest soccer team in Africa. One of the oldest clubs, it was established in 1907. Eight CAF Champion League titles, six CAF Super Cup titles, and four African Cup Winners Cup titles have been won by the team.
In addition to being the richest team in Africa, Al Ahly is also its most successful. With 20 international titles, the squad is recognized as the second most successful globally, after only Real Madrid with 26 international titles.
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