One Nigerian club makes IFFHS's Top 20 Football Clubs In Africa
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One Nigerian club makes IFFHS’s Top 20 Football Clubs In Africa

Only one club from Nigeria is good enough to make the International Federation of Football History and Statistics’ top 20 football clubs in Africa.

Egypt, Morocco, and Algeria have three representatives each.

South Africa and Tunisia have two representatives each.

Reigning Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Rivers United are the only team on the list.

Ranked 184th in the world, they are the 18th best team in Africa.

Below are CAF Top-20 Football Clubs In Africa based on IFFHS

1. Al Ahly (Egypt) – 21 in the world
2. Wydad Casablanca (Morocco) – 63
3. Petro de Luanda (Angola) – 73
4. CR Belouizdad (Algeria) – 84
5. Raja Casablanca (Morocco) – 100
6. Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa) – 115
7. Pyramids FC (Egypt) – 117
8. ES Setif (Tunisia) – 118
9. Zamalek SC (Egypt) – 126
10. JS Saoura (Algeria) – 129
11. RSB Berkane (Morocco) – 131
12. Simba SC (Tanzania) – 142
13. Orlando Pirates (South Africa) – 153
14. Al Hilal Omdurman (Sudan) – 162
15. Esperance (Tunisia) – 167
16. TP Mazembe (Democratic Republic of Congo) – 167
17. JS Kabyile (Algeria) – 175
18. Rivers United FC (Nigeria) – 184
19. Al Ahli Tripoli (Libya) – 203
20. Al Merreikh (Sudan) – 209

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Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. Talks sports with a great bias toward Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey, and Football. Former media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won the West African University Games, and the Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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