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Sports News of Tuesday, 17 January 2017


Kotoko, Hearts place 36th, 96th respectively at African club rankings

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There is no Ghanaian club in the top 20 of the African clubs ranking list, according to the FootballDatabase system.

The highest ranked Ghanaian side is Asante Kotoko are in 36th place after slipping down one place in latest ranking released on 15 January.

Kotoko are followed by AshantiGold, ranked 53, and 72nd placed Berekum Chelsea who moved down 12 places.

Aduana Stars are the 82nd best club on the continent and former African champions League winners Hearts of Oak are ranked 96.

Here are the top 20 clubs in Africa, according to Footballdatabase:

1. Al Ahly
2. Esperance de Tunis
3. TP Mazembe
4. Vita Club
5. Etoile du Sahel
6. Al-Merreikh
7. Al Hilal Omdurman
8. El Zamalek
9. CS Sfaxien
10. Wydad Casablanca
11. Coton Sport
12. Dynamos
13. Kaizer Chiefs
14. Mamelodi Sundowns FC
15. Recreativo do Libolo
16. 1º de Agosto
17. Stade Malien Bamako
18. Raja Casablanca
19. Bidvest Wits
20. Djoliba AC