Kaizer Chiefs ranked fifth best football club in Africa

The Naturena-based oufit are the only Absa Premiership club in the Top ten ranked African football clubs

Absa Premiership champions Kaizer Chiefs are ranked as the fifth best club in Africa by the football database website.

According to the site their football club ranking is based on the Elo rating system.

Amakhosi are also the best ranked South African side, while Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) giants TP Mazembe are the number one club in the continent.

Absa Premiership sides Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates are placed outside the top 10. Sundowns are ranked 11th, and Pirates are placed 19th on the list.

The site is said to be updated after matches played on Sunday 28 June 2015.

1.   TP Mazembe (DRC)

2.   Al-Merreikh (Sudan)

3.   Vita Club (DRC)

4.   Al Hilal Omdurman (Sudan)

5.   Kaizer Chiefs

6.   Esperance de Tunis (Tunisia)

7.   Coton Sport (Cameroon)

8.   El Zamalek (Egypt)

9.   Etoile du Sahel (Tunisia)

10. Al Ahly (Egypt)


11. Mamelodi Sundowns

19. Orlando Pirates


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