Africa Football Clubs Ranking: Enyimba Emerges Nigeria’s Best Club Side

Africa Football Clubs Ranking:

Ahead of 2019/2020 NPFL season, Enyimba FC have been ranked 25th in Africa and retains the first position in Nigeria, that’s according to

Enyimba topped the log of Nigerian clubs while Kano Pillars, Rangers Int’l FC, Akwa United and Lobi Stars follow suit in that order.

According to, Enyimba FC remains the highest-ranked Nigeria club, coming off the back of a 2018/19 league-winning campaign.

The Aba Elephants are currently ranked at 25th place in Africa, with 1447 points, an improvement from the last ranking where they ranked 64th.

Kano Pillars FC follow Enyimba in 33rd place, having been eliminated from the CAF Champions League with 1419 points, but an improvement from their last ranking of 274.

The top 50 ranked African clubs according to updated after matches played on 1 September 2019 Rank Club / Country Points 1-yr change.

Africa Football / Soccer Clubs Ranking

Updated after matches played on 1 September 2019

1          Esperance de Tunis, Tunisia

2          Al Ahly, Egypt

3          TP Mazembe, Congo DR

4          Al-Merreikh, Sudan

5          Etoile du Sahel, Tunisia

6          Vita Club, Congo DR

7          Al Hilal Omdurman, Sudan

8          Wydad Casablanca, Morocco

9          El Zamalek, Egypt

10        1º de Agosto, Angola

11        CS Sfaxien, Tunisia

12        Mamelodi Sundowns FC, South Africa

13        Dynamos, Zimbabwe

14        Coton Sport, Cameroon

15        RCA Raja Casablanca Athletic, Morocco

16        Stade Malien Bamako, Mali

17        Recreativo do Libolo, Angola

18        Djoliba AC, Mali

19        Orlando Pirates FC (RSA), South Africa

20        Bidvest Wits, South Africa

21        USM Alger, Algeria

22        Al Masry, Egypt

23        Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa

24        Motema Pembe, Congo DR

25        Enyimba, Nigeria

26        Club Africain, Tunisia

27        Atletico Petro Luanda, Angola

28        ASEC Mimosas (CIV), Ivory Coast

29        Highlanders, Zimbabwe

30        ES Sétif, Algeria

31        Asante Kotoko SC, Ghana

32        Saint-Eloi Lupopo, Congo DR

33        Kano Pillars, Nigeria

34        Olympique de Bamako, Mali

35        UMS de Loum, Cameroon

36        AS Réal Bamako, Mali

37        Kabuscorp SCP (ANG), Angola

38        FUS Rabat, Morocco

39        Gunners, Zimbabwe

40        Difaâ El Jadida, Morocco

41        JS Saoura, Algeria

42        Enugu Rangers, Nigeria

43        ZESCO United, Zambia

44        Ismaily SC, Egypt

45        JS Kabylie, Algeria

46        FC Platinum, Zimbabwe

47        Ashanti Gold, Ghana

48        Akwa United, Nigeria

49        Chicken Inn FC, Zimbabwe

50        Lobi Stars, Nigeria

SEE ALSO: Enyimba Buys 3 More Ghanaians Ahead of New NPFL Season

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