Most Successful Football Clubs in Africa Per Country

When it comes to football, Africa often gets overlooked; therefore, some of the best football clubs in the continent don’t get a chance to showcase their skills.

The best football clubs in Africa are determined by the number of domestic league titles the team has won and the FIFA rating.

Without further ado, here is information about the most successful football clubs in Africa per country according to the Football Database.

Algeria

  1. CR Belouizdad
  2. MC Alger
  3. CS Constantine
  4. JS Kabylie

Angola

  1. Atletico Petro Luanda
  2. 1 ° de Agosto
  3. Sagrada Esperança
  4. Kabuscorp SCP

Benin

  1. Buffles FC
  2. ASPAC
  3. ESAE FC
  4. Ayéma FC

Botswana

  1. Gaborone United
  2. Township Rollers
  3. Jwaneng Galaxy FC
  4. Orapa United

Burkina Faso

  1. Douanes
  2. RC Kadiogo
  3. Vitesse
  4. ASFA Yennega

Burundi

  1. LLB Académic
  2. Kayanza United
  3. Bumamuru Standard Cibitoke
  4. Aigle Noir Makamba

Cape Verde

  1. Académica do Sal
  2. BravaBoavista Praia
  3. CS Mindelense
  4. FC Derby

Cameroon

  1. Coton Sport
  2. Canon Sportif
  3. UMS de Loum
  4. Stade Renard de Melong

Central African Republic (CAR)

  1. Olympic Real de Bangui
  2. Anges de Fatima
  3. Tempête Mocaf
  4. Sporting Club de Bangui

Chad

  1. Renaissance
  2. Elect-Sport
  3. Tourbillon
  4. Gazelle

Comoros

  1. Coin Nord
  2. Djabal
  3. Volcan Club
  4. Ngazi Sport

DR Congo

  1. TP Mazembe
  2. Vita Club Congo DR
  3. Saint-Eloi Lupopo Congo DR
  4. Motema Pembe Congo DR

Congo Brazzaville

  1. CARA Brazzaville
  2. Diables Noirs
  3. Etoile du Congo
  4. Inter Club Brazzaville

Cote d’Ivoire

  1. ASEC Mimosas
  2. Séwé Sport
  3. SO Armée
  4. AS Tanda

Djibouti

  1. Ali-Sabieh Djibouti Telecom
  2. Garde Républicaine
  3. Port Djibouti
  4. AS Arta/Solar7

Egypt

  1. El Zamalek
  2. Pyramids FC
  3. Al Masry
  4. Future FC

Equatorial Guinea

  1. Real Basakato
  2. Basacato del Este
  3. Bioko Norte
  4. Real Castel

Eritrea

  1. Red Sea FC
  2. Adulis Club
  3. FC Al Tahrir
  4. Asmara Brewery
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Eswatini

  1. Mbabane Highlanders
  2. Royal Leopards
  3. Mbabane Swallows
  4. Manzini Wanderers

Ethiopia

  1. Saint-George SA
  2. Bahir Dar Kenema
  3. Fasil City
  4. Ethiopian Coffee

Gabon

  1. FC 105
  2. AS Sogora
  3. AS Mangasport
  4. Mounana

Gambia

  1. Steve Biko FC
  2. Real Banjul
  3. Bombada FC
  4. Wallidan

Ghana

  1. Asante Kotoko
  2. Ashanti Gold FC
  3. Aduana Stars
  4. Medeama SC

Guinea

  1. Horoya AC
  2. Kaloum Star
  3. ASFAG
  4. Hafia

Guinea-Bissau

  1. FC Sonaco
  2. Benfica Bissau
  3. Flamengo Pefine
  4. UDI Bissau

Kenya

  1. Gor Mahia
  2. AFC Leopards
  3. Tusker FC
  4. Sofapaka FC

Lesotho

  1. Joy Leribe
  2. Mazenod Swallows
  3. LPMS Maseru
  4. Manonyane FC

Liberia

  1. LISCR FC
  2. Watanga
  3. Barrack YC
  4. LPRC Oilers

Libya

  1. Al-Ittihad
  2. Al Ahli Tripoli
  3. Al Ahli Benghazi
  4. Abu Salim Tripoli

Madagascar

  1. COSFA
  2. USCA
  3. AS Fanalamanga
  4. Fosa Juniors

Malawi

  1. Big Bullets
  2. Wanderers
  3. Kamuzu Barracks
  4. Blue Eagles

Mali

  1. Blue Eagles
  2. Djoliba AC Mali
  3. Olympique de Bamako Mali
  4. Stade Malien Bamako Mali
  5. AS Réal Bamako Mali

Mauritania

  1. Chemal FC
  2. Nouadhibou   
  3. AS Douanes
  4. ASC Gendrim

Mauritius

  1. AS Port-Louis
  2. Pamplemousses SC 
  3. Curepipe Starlight SC
  4. Savanne SC

Morocco

  1. FAR Rabat
  2. FUS Rabat
  3. RCA Raja Casablanca Athletic
  4. Wydad Casablanca

Mozambique

  1. Clube Ferroviário de Maputo
  2. CD Costa do Sol
  3. Ferroviário Lichinga
  4. Liga Muçulmana

Namibia

  1. Black Africa
  2. Tura Magic
  3. Eleven Arrows
  4. African Stars Windhoek

Niger

  1. ASGNN
  2. Urana
  3. Douanes Niamey
  4. Dan Kassawa

Nigeria

  1. Dolphins FC
  2. Enyimba
  3. Plateau United
  4. Enugu Rangers

Rwanda

  1. APR Kigali
  2. Rayon Nyanza
  3. Kiyovu
  4. Police Kibungo

São Tomé and Príncipe

  1. Sporting Praia Cruz
  2. Vitória Futebol Clube de Riboque
  3. 6 de Setembro Santana
  4. FC Aliança Nacional Pantufo

Senegal

  1. Diaraf
  2. Teungueth FC
  3. Mbour PC
  4. AS Pikine

Seychelles

  1. Côte d’Or FC
  2. La Passe FC
  3. St. Louis Suns United
  4. Light Stars Grande-Anse

Sierra Leone

  1. East End Lions
  2. Mighty Blackpool
  3. FC Kallon
  4. Ports Authority
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Somalia

  1. Elman FC
  2. Horseed SC
  3. Police FC
  4. Hogga FC

South Africa

  1. Orlando Pirates
  2. Mamelodi Sundowns FC
  3. Bidvest Wits
  4. Supersport United

South Sudan

  1. Atlabara FC
  2. Al-Merreikh Juba
  3. Al-Ghazala Wau
  4. Al-Merreikh Renk

Sudan

  1. Al Hilal Omdurman
  2. Al Khartoum SC
  3. Al-Merreikh
  4. Hilal Al-Obayed

Tanzania

  1. Azam
  2. Simba SC
  3. Young Africans
  4. Arusha FC

Togo

  1. KCCA FC
  2. ASC Kara
  3. AS OTR
  4. Dynamic Togolais

Tunisia

  1. Club Africain
  2. Esperance de Tunis
  3. Etoile du Sahel
  4. US Monastir

Uganda

  1. SC Villa
  2. Express FC
  3. KCCA FC
  4. URA SC

Zambia

  1. Power Dynamos
  2. ZESCO United
  3. Zanaco
  4. Red Arrows

Zimbabwe

  1. FC Platinum
  2. Dynamos
  3. Highlanders
  4. Gunners

Which Is the Most Successful Club in African Domestic Leagues?

Al Ahly SC (Egypt) is the most successful club in Africa. The club has won 40 national league titles, 36 national cup titles, and a bronze medal in the 2006 World Cup.

Financial growth from sponsorships and stadium financing have largely contributed to the club’s success.

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