Football fans in Africa know almost everything about European clubs. The story is very different when it comes to clubs playing on the continent. Today, we want to take you away from the glamour of Premier League, La Liga and Serie A. Let us talk about richest African Clubs in the continent today.
6. Zamalek FC – €10.3 Million
Zamalek is a force in Africa and beyond. They play their home games at Cairo International Stadium which have a capacity of 75, 000 people. The club was founded in 1911 four years after Al Ahly. The name has changed from Qasr El-Neel Club to El-Mokhtalat Club in 1913 and then King Farouk Club in 1941. In 1952 they finally settled on Zamalek SC after the famous political revolution.
They have lifted 5 Champions League titles, 3 CAF Super Cups, 1 African Cup Winners’ Cup and 2 Afro-Asian Cups. Domestically Zamalek has won the League 12 times, 25 Egyptian Cups and 2 Egyptian Super Cups. In 2018, they are worth €10.3 Million.
5. Mamelodi Sundowns- €10.35 Million
Tanzania giant Simba Sports and South African side Mamelodi Sundowns share position five on the log. The two African giants are worth €10.35 Million today. The PSL side based in Pretoria lifted CAF Champions League in 2016 and went to lift the Continental Super Cup in 2017.
4. Kaizer Chiefs FC- €10.48 Million
South African giants Kaizer Chiefs take position four on the money table. It is one of the most popular clubs in the World. The rivalry between them and Orlando Pirates in what is known as Soweto Derby makes them even more popular. The Chiefs have lifted PSL crown 4 times. Today, the club is worth €10.48 Million.