20 CAF Club rankings 2022 | Viwango vya Vilabu vya CAF 2022

20 CAF Club rankings 2022

The Orlando Pirates have surpassed Kaizer Chiefs in the Confederation of African Football's annual club rating among the top football clubs on the continent.

The CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup are the two competitions that count toward the ranking of clubs during the previous five seasons.

As a consequence, it doesn’t surprise much that Al Ahly sits at the top of the ranking, after reaching four of the last five CAFCL finals and winning the trophy twice 

The 2018 CAFCL champions, who have advanced to the final three times since 2017, are now ranked second, with Esperance de Tunis rounding out the top three.

Mamelodi Sundowns is the top-ranked South African team after making it to the semi-finals and three consecutive quarterfinals in 2018–19.

Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates are both outside the top 10, however, the Buccaneers moved up to position 11 as a result of their march to the CAF Confederation Cup final this year.

As a result of not competing in a CAF-inter club competition in 2021–2022, the Chiefs, who had profited from their second-place performance in the CAFCL final last season, fell to the 18th slot.

Below is CAF’s updated ranking, as per Foot Africa:

  1. Al-Ahly (Egypt): 1730 points
  2. Wydad Casablanca (Morocco): 1664 pts
  3. Esperance de Tunis (Tunisia): 1602 pts
  4. Raja Casablanca (Morocco): 1584 pts
  5. RS Berkane (Morocco): 1579 pts
  6. Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa): 1557 pts
  7. TP Mazembe (DRC): 1548 pts
  8. Zamalek (Egypt): 1544 pts
  9. Pyramids (Egypt): 1528 pts
  10. Sahel Star (Tunisia): 1512 pts
  11. Orlando Pirates (South Africa) 1510 pts
  12. Horoya AC (Guinea) 1503 pts
  13. Petro de Luanda (Angola) 1503 pts
  14. Simba SC (Tanzania): 1492 pts
  15. ES Setif (Algeria): 1490 pts
  16. CR Belouizdad (Algeria): 1487 pts
  17. JS Kabylia (Algeria): 1486 pts
  18. Kaizer Chiefs (South Africa): 1479 pts
  19. Al-Hilal (Sudan): 1478 pts
  20. Al-Masry (Egypt): 1470 pts

1. Al Ahly – Egypt

Al Ahly Sporting Club (The National Club), The professional sports team from Egypt known simply as "Al Ahly" is situated in Cairo. Based on the total number of titles won, it is among the most prosperous football teams in the world. The top division of the Egyptian football league system is the Egyptian Premier League, where its professional football team competes. The club was established on April 24, 1907, to serve as a meeting venue for the student unions of Cairo.

The most successful club in Egypt is Al Ahly, which has won 42 national league titles, 37 national cups, and 11 national super cups. The organization has never been dropped to the Second Division of Egypt. One of the titans of the region, Al Ahly is regarded as the most successful team in Africa.

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 May 8th, 1937 by seven Moroccans who were a part of Mohamed Benjelloun Touimi's national independence movement. Before Mohamed Ben Lahcen Affani, commonly known as "Père Jégo" ("Father Jégo"), who was the team's first manager, established the football department in 1939, they first concentrated on water polo to provide native Moroccans access to swimming pools. Since the beginning, the team has worn a red home jersey.

3. Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club

Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club (simply known as Sundowns) is a South African professional football team that competes in the Premier Soccer League, the top division of the country's football league system, and is situated in Mamelodi, Pretoria in the Gauteng region. The Loftus Versfeld Stadium and Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium are the venues where the team, which was founded in the 1970s, plays its home games.

Since the league's start in 1996, Sundowns has won the Premier League championship a record 12 times and is tied for first with three National Soccer League Championships. In terms of the South African PSL, it is now the most prosperous football club. They were chosen as the 2016 CAF Club of the Year and won the 2017 CAF Super Cup in addition to the 2016 CAF Champions League. They have also won the Telkom Knockout four times, the MTN 8 four times, and the Nedbank Cup six times domestically. They represented South Africa for the first time at the FIFA Club World Cup, where they placed sixth.

4. TP Mazembe

The Benedictine monks who oversaw the Institut Saint-Boniface school in Elisabethville, Katanga Province (current-day Lubumbashi), formed Tout Puissant Mazembe at first. Saint Georges FC, named after the patron saint of the Scouting organization, was the football team that the missionaries initially wanted to create for the students' Boy Scout troop in 1939. Current CAF Club Ranking Top Ten Teams in Africa for 2022

The Royal Federation of the Native Athletic Associations (Fédération Royale des Associations Sportives Indigènes, FRASI), established by the Belgian King, has this team directly linked in the first level. Holy Georges finished third at the end of the campaign.

The young scouts traveled in 1944, and FC St. Georges was renamed Saint Paul F.C. A few years later, the missionaries would give up team management due to the Institute incorporating certain alien aspects. After its sponsor, a company that makes tires, the team used the name, F.C. Englebert. After the team went undefeated in winning its first league championship in 1966, the qualifier "Tout Puissant" (Almighty) was added to the club's name.

5. ES Tunis

Espérance Sportive de Tunis, also known as ES Tunis and Espérance ST, is a sports organization with its headquarters in Tunis, Tunisia's Bab Souika district. The club's traditional colors are red and yellow, and it is the oldest football club still in existence in Tunisia. The club was founded in 1919. They compete in Hammadi Agerbi Olympic Stadium. The club is best known for its football squad, which is now competing in the Tunisian Professional League 1 and is regarded as one of the biggest clubs on the continent.

6. Zamalek Sports Club

Zamalek Sporting Club commonly referred to as Zamalek, is a Cairo-based sports club for Egyptians. It was the most successful African team of the 20th century and one of the most prosperous football clubs in both Africa and the Middle East. [5] The club is most known for its professional football squad, which competes in the highest division of the Egyptian football league system, the Egyptian Premier League.

The Qasr El Nile Club was established on January 5th, 1911, and was initially led by Belgian attorney George Merzbach. Two years later, the organization's name was changed to Cairo International Sports Club (C.I.S.C. ), also known as El Mokhtalat Club or El Qhirah El Mokhtalet Club. In 1941, the name of the club was changed to Farouk El Awal Club (Farouk I Club) in honor of King Farouk of Egypt. The club's name was once more changed to Zamalek following the 1952 Egyptian Revolution.

7. Raja Club Athletic

Raja Club Athletic (Raja CA or RCA) or Raja Casablanca or simply Raja is a professional soccer team with its home base in Casablanca, Morocco. It plays in Botola, the first division of Moroccan soccer.

The club, which was established on March 20, 1949, in the Derb Sultan neighborhood, has consistently sported a green home uniform. For the success of its football division, Raja CA is a well-known club both inside and outside of the nation. The squad has played its home games in the 67,000-seat Stade Mohammed V in the heart of Casablanca since 1955. Raja practices at the Raja-Oasis Sports Center. In contrast to the majority of sporting organizations in Africa, Raja has always been owned and run by its members.

The team is one of the most well-liked in Africa. Along with Wydad AC and AS FAR, Raja is one of the three original members of Botola who have never been dropped from the top level since the club's foundation in 1956. The club has several enduring rivalries, but the Casablanca Derby with Wydad AC and The Classico with AS FAR are particularly noteworthy.

8. CR Belouizdad

Chabab Riadhi de Belouizdad S.s.p.a. (Classical Arabic: English Translation: Sporting Team of Belouizdad) is an Algerian association football club with its headquarters in Algiers, Algeria. It competes in Algeria's top division, the Ligue Professionnelle 1. A record-breaking 55 seasons straight have seen the squad compete in the premier league (playing just one season in the second tier in 1988–1989).

Chabab Riadhi de Belcourt was established on July 15, 1962, a year after Algeria gained its independence, by combining the Widad Riadhi de Belcourt and Club Athlétique de Belcourt.

[8][9] Since then, CRB has played its home games at the 20 August 1955 Stadium, which was erected in August of that same year.


The Organization for Sports AS Vita Club, AS V. Club, or just Vita Club is the name of a football team from the Democratic Republic of the Congo with its headquarters in Kinshasa. In Kinshasa's rue Usoke n° 73, Honoré Essabe launched AS Vita Club in 1935 under the name Renaissance.

After a string of rebrandings that started with Diables Rouges in 1939 and ended with Victoria Club in 1942, it was given the new name Vita Club in 1971. The official statue of the Omnisports club was unveiled on December 17, 1976.

10. Clube Desportivo 1º de Agosto

Clube Desportivo 1º de Agosto is a multi-sports organization based in Luanda, Angola. The club was established on August 1, 1977, and its primary supporter is the Angolan military forces. Men's football is its primary sport, and the club also has a notable professional basketball squad. The club uses red and black as its colors. The team won its first championship in basketball in 1980 as well as the Angolan League in football in 1979. The club has also won numerous championships in handball and volleyball.

The football team of the Primeiro de Agosto Sports Club participates in both local and continental competitions held annually by the African Football Confederation (CAF), including the CAF Champions League and the CAF Confederation Cup, as well as in the Angolan National Football Championship, also known as Girabola, the Angola Cup, and the Angola Super Cup.

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