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Top 10 Best Football Clubs in Africa 2022

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Top 10 Best Football Clubs in Africa 2022

Top 10 Best Football Clubs in Africa 2022

If you are in search of the best football clubs in Africa, then you are at the right place as we will be walking you through the latest top 10 best football clubs in Africa, so make sure you read until the end.

Africans have always produced the best footballers in the world such as Mohamed Salah, Didier Drogba, Jay-Jay Okocha, and Yaya Toure who are products of clubs in Africa before leaving to Europe to play for clubs in the biggest Football Leagues in the world such as the English Premier League, the German Bundesliga, the Italian Serie A, the French League 1, and the Spanish La Liga.

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A few African players have also acquired foreign nationalities to play for other countries which many of them has played at the highest possible level in those countries, no doubt Africans are blessed with talents in terms of football.

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Below are the latest Best Football Clubs in Africa:

Top 10 Best Football Clubs in Africa 2022

1. TP Mazembe – Congo DR

The first on our list is Tout Puissant Mazembe (TP Mazembe), formerly known as Englebert is probably the highest-ranked football club in Africa. The Congolese club is based in Lubumbashi and plays their games in the Stade TP Mazembe located along with the Kalamondo suburbs. TP Mazembe has annual revenue of €14 million. The attendance is 18,000.

2. Al-Merrikh Sudan

Al-Merrikh is one of the oldest clubs in the whole of Africa. They are an Omdurman-based Sudanese football club that plays at Al-Merrikh Stadium – locally popular as the Red Castle. Al-Merrikh was founded in 1908 and was the first club to win the Sudan football championship back in 1934 and has also gone further to win the Sudan Premier League 18 times.

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3. Esperance de Tunis – Tunisia

Esperance de Tunis is a Tunis-based football club that was founded in January 1919. They play at the Stade Olympique d’El Menzah. Esperance has won the Tunisian League 26 times, the Tunisian Cup 14 times, and the Tunisian Super cup twice. They have also won two CAF Champions Leagues, two Arab Club Championship cups, and an Arab Super Cup.

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4. Mamelodi SundownsSouth Africa

Mamelodi Sundowns is a South African football club based in Pretoria and they play in the top tier of South African football. They are the most successful team in the Premier Soccer League era and are regarded as one of the giants in Africa.

Since the inception of the Premier Soccer League in 1996 Masandawana has won the league title a record eleven times, the  CAF Champions League in 2016, and were voted CAF Club Of The Year the very same year. They have also won the Nedbank Cup four times, and hold the joint record of three National Football League Championships and they are the only South African team to have competed in the FIFA Club World Cup.

5. Enyimba FC – Nigeria

Enyimba football club is arguably the most successful football club in Nigeria and a renowned football club in Africa. The football club was founded in 1976 and is based in the commercial city of Aba, in Abia state. The club won the CAF champions league twice and has 8 league titles. It is the best and biggest football club in Nigeria.

6. Raja Casablanca – Morocco

Raja is an Arabic word for “hopefulness.” Raja was founded in 1949 and is currently the most well-known club outside Morocco. In 2000, it was ranked third by CAF’s top clubs of the past decade. Raja has won the Moroccan domestic title 10 times. They were the first African Club to participate in the FIFA World Club Championships in 2000 in Brazil.

7. Al Hilal Omdurman – Sudan

This is another Sudanese football club. It was founded in February 1930 and is based in Omdurman. They have won the Sudan Premier League seven times in the last 9 seasons alone and have been crowned champions of the competition 27 times in total.

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8. Kaizer Chiefs – South Africa

They are the “Amakhosi”, “Chiefs”, or “Lords” of South African football. The Kaizer Chiefs play at Soccer City in Soweto also known as FNB Stadium. They’ve won the Premier Soccer League thrice, the National Soccer League thrice, and were once the African Cup Winners.

9. Al Ahly – Egypt

El Ahly means “The National” in English. The Egyptian football club was founded in April 1907. In 2000, it was named the Africa Club of the Century by CAF. Al Ahly has 126 official trophies – 19 international and 107 domestic. The 19 international trophies make Al-Ahly the most successful football club on earth, better than AC Milan and Boca Juniors.

10. El Zamalek – Egypt

El Zamalek is an Egyptian football club based in Giza. They have won 22 Egyptian Cups, 11 League titles, 5 CAF Champions League titles, and 3 CAF Super Cups as well as an African Cup Winners Cup.

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