The Nigeria Professional Football League has continued to experience decline in the African rankings due to recent poor performance by the clubs in CAF club competitions.

The Caf club ranking is based on CAF Points system accumulated on matches played in the Caf champions league and CAF Confederation Cup.

The 2019 ranking which was published by footballdatabase on December 22 saw North African club in total dominance with Espérance of Tunisia occupying the first spot with 1647 points.

Egypt Al Ahly emerged second best club in Africa while TP Mazembe are third with 1634 and 1591 points respectively.

Meanwhile, Enyimba Int’l FC which is the highest ranked team from NPFL is far behind on 25 position with 1447.

Kano Pillars, Lobi Stars and Plateau United are the three other NPFL clubs that make it to the top fifty clubs in Africa.

1 Esperance de Tunis 1647
2 Al Ahly 1634
3 TP Mazembe 1591
4 Etoile du Sahel 1554
5 Al-Merreikh 1554
6 Al Hilal Omdurman 1537
7 Wydad Casablanca 1532
8 Vita Club 1522
9 Mamelodi Sundowns… 1515
10 El Zamalek 1515
11 1º de Agosto 1514
12 CS Sfaxien 1511
13 Dynamos 1506
14 RCA Raja Casablanc… 1498
15 Coton Sport 1494
16 Stade Malien Bamako 1490
17 Kaizer Chiefs 1485
18 Club Africain 1471
19 Recreativo do Libolo 1466
20 Djoliba AC 1463
21 Bidvest Wits 1462
22 Atletico Petro Luanda 1454
23 Orlando Pirates (RSA) 1451
24 Motema Pembe 1448
25 Enyimba 1447
26 USM Alger 1447
27 ASEC Mimosas (CIV) 1445
28 Al Masry 1434
29 Highlanders 1426
30 Asante Kotoko SC 1423
31 RSB Berkane 1423
32 Difaâ El Jadida 1420
33 ES Sétif 1420
34 Saint-Eloi Lupopo 1419
35 Olympique de Bamako 1419
36 Kano Pillars 1418
37 Lobi Stars 1417
38 UMS de Loum 1415
39 AS Réal Bamako 1415
40 Kabuscorp SCP (ANG) 1413
41 Plateau United 1413
42 Gunners 1411
43 JS Kabylie 1410
44 ZESCO United 1406
45 Ashanti Gold 1402
46 FUS Rabat 1400
47 CR Belouizdad 1399
48 Chicken Inn FC 1398
49 Pyramids FC 1398
50 CS Constantine 1398

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