Do you know who is the best football club in South Africa?
Mamelodi Sundowns have taken a big step. They returned to the top 100 clubs in the world for 2019. The Orlando Pirates and Bidvest Wits also advanced to the table of the best clubs in the world. The best football club in South Africa is Mamelodi Sundowns. Recently, it was confirmed that the Pitso Mosimane team is 263 places above their PSL League rivals. The news was confirmed by IFFHS or the International Federation of Football History & Statistics.
The International Federation of Football History & Statistics has released its annual report for 2019, naming Liverpool the best team in the past year. The South African team returned to the top 100 after being away for three years. Three years ago, they ranked 84 after winning the CAF Champions League and competing in the FIFA Club World Cup. Coach Pitso Mosimane ranked 86th in the world last year, first in South Africa and eighth in Africa. The accolades came after his club won the Telkom Knockout Cup, made it to the CAF Champions League semifinals and won the ABSA Premiership title.
The best football club in South Africa by IFFHS
In addition to Mamelodi Sundowns, Bidvest Wits and the Orlando Pirates are also on the list of best clubs. The Bidvest Wits, who finished third in the league last season according to IFFHS, finished 349 and the Orlando Pirates 365. Other PSL teams fell out of the top 400 and aren’t on the top list.
The PSL League ranked 50th in the world behind leagues such as Slovenia, Angola, Peru. The scoring system used by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics is calculated by losses, draws and wins in the domestic league and continental competitions.
This news will surely boost the confidence of Mamelodi Sundowns who want to have even better results for PSL. In the first place of the PSL table are still Kaizer Chiefs. In second place is Mamelodi Sundowns, third is SuperSport United, Pirates are in fourth and Bidvest Wits in fifth place. These five teams are surely the most popular on betway mobile.