Mamelodi Sundowns Win Inaugural African Football League Title
13 November 2023
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Mamelodi Sundowns became the first champions of the CAF African Football League after winning the inaugural edition on Sunday.

The South African giants beat Moroccan side Wydad Athletic Club 3-2 on aggregate following their 2-0 triumph in the second leg played at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.

With the win, Sundowns will pocket $4m which is reportedly equivalent to what Champions League winners get for winning CAF’s flagship inter-club tournament.

Wydad will $3m for finishing as runners-uo in the inaugural competition.

Loosing semifinalists Esperance of Tunisia and Egyptian giants Al Ahly will get $1,7m each.

The rest of the participating teams that failed to progress beyond the first round will each receive $1m.

These teams include Enyimba FC (Nigeria), TP Mazembe (DR Congo), Atlético Petróleos de Luanda (Angola) and Simba SC (Tanzania).-Soccer24 News