Mamelodi Sundowns has established itself as a dominant force in South Africa's football landscape since the inception of the Premier Soccer League (PSL) in 1996.
With a remarkable history of success, the club has accumulated an impressive collection of trophies and accolades, making it the most successful football club in the South African PSL era.
Mamelodi Sundowns' journey to becoming the most decorated club in the PSL era began with their remarkable record of winning the Premier League title a record 13 times.
Their consistent excellence on the pitch has solidified their status as a football powerhouse in South Africa.
Photo by Icon sportThese 13 league titles showcase the club's ability to maintain a high level of performance over the years, making them a formidable contender for any championship.
In addition to their domestic dominance, Mamelodi Sundowns have also left their mark on the continental stage.
They achieved a historic milestone by winning the prestigious CAF Champions League in 2016, demonstrating their ability to compete with the best clubs in Africa.
Their triumph in this prestigious tournament was complemented by their victory in the 2017 CAF Super Cup.
Sundowns' outstanding performances on the African continent earned them the title of the 2016 CAF Club of the Year, further solidifying their reputation as a top African club.
Domestically, Mamelodi Sundowns have demonstrated their versatility and prowess by winning various other tournaments.
They have claimed the Nedbank Cup six times, showcasing their ability to perform in knockout competitions.
Additionally, they have clinched the MTN 8 title four times and the Telkom Knockout four times, proving their consistency and success in various competitions within the South African football landscape.
Mamelodi Sundowns' success has also extended beyond Africa, as they became the first South African team to compete in the FIFA Club World Cup.
This global tournament features the best club teams from around the world, and Sundowns' participation marked a significant achievement for South African football.
Although they finished in 6th place, their participation in this prestigious event was a testament to their status as one of the continent's top clubs.
The Brazilians are currently on a thrilling journey as they aim to add another trophy to their illustrious collection.
They have reached the final of the first edition of the African Football League, where they will face Morocco's Wydad AC.
This competition presents an exciting opportunity for Mamelodi Sundowns to showcase their talents on the continental stage once again and add another prestigious title to their already impressive list of accomplishments.
As the most successful football club in the South African PSL era, Mamelodi Sundowns have consistently demonstrated their excellence both domestically and internationally.
Their impressive trophy cabinet and remarkable achievements make them a true powerhouse in African football, and their journey continues as they pursue even greater success on the continent.
List of Mamelodi Sundowns trophies
- 16X South African Champion: 22/23, 21/22, 20/21, 19/20, 18/19, 17/18, 15/16, 13/14, 06/07, 05/06, 99/00, 98/99, 97/98, 92/93, 89/90, 87/88
- 4X South African cup winner: 19/20, 15/16, 99/00, 90/91
- 4X MTN8 Cup Winner: 21/22, 07/08, 90/91, 88/89
- 6X Nedbank Cup Winner: 21/22, 19/20, 14/15, 07/08, 97/98, 85/86
- 1X CAF Champions League Winner: 2016
- 1X CAF Super Cup Winner: 16/17
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