You might be wondering which clubs are the top club in Africa as a whole. We break everything down for you in this post
Top 5 African Football Clubs
1. SC Al Ahly
Al Ahly is a professional Egyptian football team based in Cairo. It competes in the Egyptian Premier League’s top tier. Al Ahly sports Club has it’s beginnings in 1907.
Al Ahly is one of the world’s most successful clubs, having won several trophies and titles in domestic, regional, and international competitions. In terms of accomplishments, it is comparable to the Spanish powerhouse Real Madrid.
Al Ahly is Egypt’s most decorated club, having won 42 league titles, 37 national cup titles, and 11 national super cup titles. It has never been demoted to the Egyptian second division since its existence.
They had won the CAF champions league nine times, the CAF confederation cup six times, the CAF super cups six times, the African winners cup four times, the Arab club champions cup four times, the Asian club championship four times, and many other trophies. They are the most successful African football team.
2. Raja CA
Raja Team Athletic is a Moroccan professional football club based in Casablanca. They compete in Morocco’s top level. It is regarded as one of Africa’s top football clubs.
They have 12 league titles and eight Throne Cups to their credit.
They have won three CAF champions leagues, one confederation cup, one CAF cup, two CAF super cups, one Afro-asian cup, and numerous additional trophies on an international level. Al Ain FC is the only Arab club to reach the final.
Kaizer Chiefs FC is a professional football team headquartered in South Africa that competes in the highest flight of the South African league. The club has more than 50 trophies to its name, as well as 12 league titles. With an average home attendance of 14,873 for the 2018/2019 season, they are the most popular club in the national league.
4. Esperance de Tunis
ES de Tunis is a Tunisian club that was created in 1919, making it the country’s oldest. In addition to their tournament success, they are well-known among fans. The Stade Olympique de Redes, the team’s home stadium, has a capacity of 60,000 spectators. It is now a member of the Tunisian division.
30 league have been won by ES de Tunis.
Zamalek is an Egyptian team that competes in the national professional football league’s top tier. The club was created in 1911, making it one of Africa’s oldest clubs. They are the first side from Egypt to qualify for the FIFA Club World Cup.
Zamalek has won the CAF champions league five times, the CAF confederation cup once, the CAF super cup four times, and numerous more notable honours. In both domestic and international football, the club has a strong track record.