Don’t let Amakhosi fans see this article. Orlando Pirates‘ recent CAF Confederation Cup run has placed the Buccaneers among Africa’s elite, where Mamelodi Sundowns also enjoy a comfortable place.
ORLANDO PIRATES JOIN MAMELODI SUNDOWNS IN AFRICA’S TOP 10 CLUBS
The black and white side of Soweto has entered the latest CAF 10 club’s rankings, thanks to a runners-up finish in this season’s CAF Confederation Cup.
Additionally, Sundowns are in sixth position after losing in this season’s quarter-final against Angola’s Pedro de Luanda.
Another notable status is Pitso Mosimane and Percy Tau‘s Al Ahly placed in the first position.
Check out the latest 10 top standings as shared by Transfermarket’s African reporter Benjamin Hajji.
1. Al Ahly (Egypt)
2. Wydad Athletic Club ((Morocco) +1
3. Esperance de Tunis (Tunisia) -1
4. Raja Atheltic Club (Morocco)
5. RS Berkane (Morocco) +3
6. Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa)
7. TP Mazembe (DR Congo)
7. Zamalek SC (Egypt) -2
9. Pyramids FC (Egypt) +2
10. Etioile du Sahel (Tunisia)
10. Orlando Pirates (South Africa) +12.
TWO THINGS PIRATES NEED TO QUALIFY FOR THE CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
Pirates may still be bleeding from the CAF CC final defeat to RS Berkane last weekend, but there’s still some consolation to find.
Getting a place in next season’s CAFCL is still on the cards. What exactly do the mighty Bucs? Read the full story here.