South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns is the continent’s most valuable club, ranking second behind Egyptian giants Al Ahly in terms of market value for the 2021/22 season.
Sundowns is one of six Premier Soccer League (PSL) teams that make Statista’s Top 20 list and are valued at R382 million, while Ahly, the defending CAF Champions League champions, are valued at R552 million.
Orlando Pirates round out the top five with an R325.9 million valuation, while crosstown rivals Kaizer Chiefs are seventh with an R262 million valuation.
Since Benni McCarthy’s revival at AmaZulu in December 2020, the club’s valuation has increased. Their price tag has increased to R173 million, placing them 13th on the list.
The top 20 most valuable clubs in Africa
- Al Ahly (Egypt) – €30.75m
- Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa) €21.3m (R382 million)
- Zamalek (Egypt) – €20.55m
- Pyramids FC (Egypt) – €19.43m
- Orlando Pirates (South Africa) €18.15m (R325.9 million)
- Esperance Tunis (Tunisia) – €17.63
- Kaizer Chiefs (South Africa) – €14.63m (R262 million)
- Wydad Casablanca (Morocco) – €13.21m
- Etoile Sportive du Sahel (Tunisia) – €13m
- CR Belouiszdad (Algeria) – €12.05m
- Raja Club Athletic Casablanca (Morocco) – €10.35m
- USM Alger (Algeria) – €10.05m
- AmaZulu (South Africa) – €9.68m (R173 million)
- Paradou AC (Algeria) €9.53m
- SuperSport United (South Africa) – €9.48m (R170 million)
- ES Setif (Algeria) – €9.2m
- Cape Town City FC (South Africa) – €8.88m (R159 million)
- Club Sportif Sfaxien (Tunisia) – €8.85m
- MC Algiers (Algeria) – €8.83m
- US Monastir (Tunisia) – €8.8m