Latest CAF Club Ranking 2022 Top Ten Teams in AfricaCAF

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Latest CAF Club Ranking 2022 Top Ten Teams in AfricaCAF

1. Al Ahly – Egypt

Al Ahly Sporting Club (The National Club), commonly referred to as Al Ahly, is an Egyptian professional sports club based in Cairo. It is one of the most successful football clubs in the world based on total trophies won. Its professional football team plays in the Egyptian Premier League, the top tier in the Egyptian football league system. The club was founded on 24 April 1907, as a gathering place for Cairo’s Student Unions.Latest CAF Club Ranking 2022 Top Ten Teams in AfricaCAF

Al Ahly has a record of 42 national league titles, 37 national cup titles and 11 national super cup titles, making them the most decorated club in Egypt. The club has never been relegated to the Egyptian Second Division. Al Ahly is considered the most successful team in Africa and is one of the continent’s giants

2. Wydad Athletic Club

Wydad Athletic Club  commonly referred to as Wydad AC and known as Wydad, or simply as WAC, is a Moroccan sports club based in Casablanca. Wydad AC is best known for its professional football team that competes in Botola, the top tier of the Moroccan football league system, they are one of three clubs to have never been relegated from the top flight.

Founded on 8 May 1937 by seven Moroccans belonging the national movement for independence, led by Mohamed Benjelloun Touimi. They initially focused on water polo to give indigenous Moroccans the right to access swimming pools before Mohamed Ben Lahcen Affani – also known by the nickname of “Père Jégo” (“Father Jégo”) – created the football section in 1939, he was the first manager of the team.The club has traditionally worn a red home kit since inception.

3.Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club

Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club (simply known as Sundowns) is a South African professional football club based in Mamelodi, Pretoria in the Gauteng province that plays in the Premier Soccer League, the first tier of South African football league system. Founded in the 1970s, the team plays its home games in the Loftus Versfeld Stadium and Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium.

Sundowns have won the Premier League title a record 12 times since its inception in 1996 and hold the joint record of 3 National Soccer League Championships. It is currently the most successful football club in the South African PSL era. They won the 2016 CAF Champions League, 2017 CAF Super Cup and were voted the 2016 CAF Club of the Year. Domestically, they have also won the Nedbank Cup six times, the MTN 8 four times and the Telkom Knockout four times. They are the first South African team to compete in the FIFA Club World Cup, where they finished in 6th place.

4.TP Mazembe

Tout Puissant Mazembe was originally founded by the Benedictine monks who directed the Institut Saint-Boniface school in Élisabethville (modern-day Lubumbashi) in Katanga Province. The missionaries originally decided in 1939 to established a football team for the students’ Boy Scout troop, named Saint Georges FC, after the patron saint of the Scouting movement. Latest CAF Club Ranking 2022 Top Ten Teams in Africa

This team affiliated itself directly in the first division of the Royal Federation of the Native Athletic Associations (Fédération Royale des Associations Sportives Indigènes, FRASI) founded by the Belgian King. At the end of the season, Holy Georges placed 3rd.

In 1944 the young scouts went on the road and FC St. Georges was rechristened Saint Paul F.C. Some years later, the incorporation of certain foreign elements in the Institute would make the missionaries abandon the team management. The team took the name of F.C. Englebert after its sponsor, a tire brand. The qualifier “Tout Puissant” (Almighty) was added to the club’s name after it went undefeated in winning its first league title in 1966

5. ES Tunis

Espérance Sportive de Tunis , also known as ES Tunis and Espérance ST, is a Tunisian sports club based in Bab Souika neighbourhood of Tunis, Tunisia. The club was founded in 1919, thus being the oldest active football club in Tunisia and its traditional colours are red and yellow. They play in Olympic Stadium Hammadi Agerbi. The club is mostly known for its football team, which is currently playing in the Tunisian Professional League 1 and is one of the most popular clubs in Tunisia and is considered one of the continent’s giants.

6. Zamalek Sports Club

Zamalek Sporting Club , commonly referred to as Zamalek, is an Egyptian sports club based in Cairo. It is one of the most successful football clubs in Africa and the Middle East, and was the most titled African team in the 20th century.[5] The club is mainly known for its professional football team, which plays in the Egyptian Premier League, the top tier of the Egyptian football league system.

The club was founded on 5 January 1911 as Qasr El Nile Club and was first headed by the Belgian lawyer George Merzbach. The name was changed two years later to Cairo International Sports Club (C.I.S.C.),colloquially El Qāhirah El Mokhtalat Club or El Mokhtalat Club. The club was renamed in 1941 after King Farouk of Egypt and became known as Farouk El Awal Club (transl. Farouk I Club). After the 1952 Egyptian revolution, the club changed its name again to Zamalek

Raja Club Athletic (Raja CA or RCA) or Raja Casablanca or simply Raja  is a professional football club based in Casablanca, Morocco, that competes in Botola, the top flight of Moroccan football.

Founded in 20 March 1949 in the district of Derb Sultan,the club has traditionally worn a green home kit since inception. Raja CA is a well known club for the success of its football section, very popular in and outside the country. Raja sits at the Raja-Oasis Sports center for training, The team has played its home matches in the 67,000 capacity Stade Mohammed V in downtown Casablanca since 1955.Unlike most African sporting entities, Raja’s members have owned and operated the club throughout its history.

The club is one of the most widely supported teams in Africa. Raja is one of three founding members of Botola that have never been relegated from the top division since its inception in 1956, along with Wydad AC and AS FAR.The club holds many long-standing rivalries, most notably in the Casablanca Derby with Wydad AC and The classico with AS FAR.

8.CR Belouizdad

An Algerian association football club headquartered in Algiers, Algeria, known as Chabab Riadhi de Belouizdad S.s.p.a. (Classical Arabic: , English Translation: Sporting Team of Belouizdad) is an Algerian association football club that competes in Algeria’s top tier, the Ligue Professionnelle 1. The team has been in the top flight for a record 55 consecutive seasons (playing just one season in the second tier in 1988–1989).

After the Algerian independence, Chabab Riadhi de Belcourt was formed on July 15, 1962, by merging the Widad Riadhi de Belcourt and Club Athéltique de Belcourt.[8][9] Since then, CRB has played at its present home stadium, which was built in August of that year, as the 20 August 1955 Stadium.

9. AS VITA CLUB

Sporting Organization A Congolese football club headquartered in Kinshasa, AS Vita Club, AS V. Club, or simply Vita Club, is known as Vita Club.
In 1935, Honoré Essabe opened AS Vita Club in Kinshasa’s rue Usoke n° 73 under the moniker Renaissance.

It was renamed Vita Club in 1971 after a series of name changes that began in 1939 with Diables Rouges and continued through 1942 with Victoria Club. The omnisports club’s official statue was unveiled on December 17th, 1976.

10. Clube Desportivo 1º de Agosto

Clube Desportivo 1º de Agosto is a multisports club from Luanda, Angola. The club, founded 1 August 1977, is attached to the Angolan armed forces, which is its main sponsor. Its main team competes in men’s football, and its professional basketball team is also noteworthy within the club. The club’s colors are red and black. The club won its first title in football, the Angolan League, in 1979. and in basketball in 1980. Handball and Volleyball have also won many titles to the club.

The Primeiro de Agosto Sports Club has its football team competing at the local level, in the events organized by the Angolan Football Federation, namely the Angolan National Football Championship a.k.a. Girabola, the Angola Cup and the Angola Super Cup as well as at continental level, at the annual competitions organized by the African Football Confederation (CAF), including the CAF Champions League and the CAF Confederation Cup.

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