South African Giants That Will Not Take Part In The CAF Super League

South African Giants That Will Not Take Part In The CAF Super League

Mamelodi Sundowns, a South African soccer team, has agreed to take part in the first-ever Caf Super League next season.

The competition was expected to include Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates, but they will not be participating. The Super League will feature only eight teams from different African countries, including Percy Tau’s Al Ahly, Wydad, and Simba.

The tournament is highly anticipated and offers a substantial cash prize of $100 million with $11.6 million going to the winner. The Caf president, Patrice Motsepe, promises that the Super League will improve the quality of football in Africa.

Despite little official information released six months before the tournament, MTN FC has reported that Mamelodi Sundowns will be the only South African team participating. Other teams will include Petro Atletico from Angola, TP Mazembe from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Horoya from Guinea, Wydad Casablanca from Morocco, Simba from Tanzania, and Esperance from Tunisia.

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Mamelodi Sundowns is one of the top African clubs, having won the Champions League in 2016 and participated in Caf competitions for the last 10 years.

It is currently unknown how their participation in the new tournament will affect their involvement in the PSL and Champions League.

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