The Nigerian Premier League has been
ranked as the strongest African league for
2012 and 24th in the world.
The classification was done by the
International Federation of Football
History and Statistics who assessed the
performances of the clubs from January 1
to July 10 2012.
The IFHHS added points won in all
continental competitions by the five best
placed clubs of the Nigerian Premier
Last month, two Nigerian clubs Enyimba
FC and Sunshine Stars were named in the
2012 top ten club rankings for Africa.
The performances of the clubs were
assessed from January 1 to July 10 2012.
Tunisia’s top flight, which has reigning
African champions Esperance, is in
second place in Africa and ranked 31st in
The Ghana Premier League is in third
place but tied on points with Morocco.
With no competition taking place in
Egypt since January 2012, the country’s
Premier League is ranked 9th on the
continent despite having two clubs in the
CAF Champions League.
Top ten African Leagues:
24. (1) Nigeria
31. (2) Tunisia
38. (3) Ghana
38 (4) Morocco
40. (5) Mali
41. (6) Algeria
44. (7) Sudan
51. ( South Africa
54. (9) Egypt
58. (10) Cameroon