The Confederation of African Football (CAF) champions league is the premier club competition in the continent. It is parallel to the UEFA Champions League, contested by some of the biggest teams in European football. All the 44 football associations in the different countries in Africa send out their best sides to compete for the glory of being the best team in Africa. The winner of the CAF Champions League qualifies to play two extra competitions in the FIFA Club World Cup as well as the CAF Super Cup date with the winner of the CAF Confederations Cup. Bet on CAF Champions League games today from our recommended top sports betting sites in South Africa.
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CAF Confederation League Fixtures
A total of 52 teams contest the CAF Champions League every season. Each of the top African football associations release two teams that performed well during the domestic league season. The league winners along with the runners-up will play the CAF Champions League qualification rounds to qualify for the group stages. 16 teams will make up four groups in which every team will play a home and away game against every member of the group. The top two teams qualify for the quarter-finals and a chance to play for the trophy.
African Champions League Odds
The CAF Champions League format differs from other competitions in that the final is contested over two legs. This gives teams that had an off-day in one game a chance to make amends. This also applies to punters as well. Bettors will come to realise that there are certain perform well in their home games and struggle during away games.
Some of the most successful club sides in the competition includes Egyptian giants Al Ahly, who’ve won the CAF Champions League a record eight times. Zamalek, another Egyptian football club has won it five times, tied with TP Mazembe from Congo. Only two South African club sides have lifted the trophy, the most recent being Mamelodi Sundowns in 2016. Orlando Pirates won the competition over a decade ago from the time in 1995.
CAF Champions League Betting Tips
Our CAF club predictions are based on years of betting on CAF Champions League football matches. You will realise that our predictions are influenced by the latest CAF Champions League statistics, reducing the chance of losing. Follow our tips and make money betting on CAF Champions League football.
- Always pay attention to which team plays an away first leg and which team plays the first knockout game at home. Teams that play the first game away tend to do better because they are able to protect an advantage at home.
- To be on the safe side, bet CAF Champions League Win/Draw/Win bets to cover all bases when you are not sure which team is pegged as favourites to win.
- Punter should observe the Champions League live scores to change their original wager if things don’t go your way. Live betting markets allow players to press on or recoup their money if their initial bet does not come true.
Past CAF Champions League Winners
|2018||Esperance de Tunis||Tunisia||Al Ahly||Egypt|
|2017||Wydad Casablanca||Morocco||Al Ahly||Egypt|
|2016||Mamelodi Sundowns||South Africa||Zamalek SC||Egypt|
|2015||TP Mazembe||DR Congo||USM Alger||Algeria|
|2014||ES Setif||Algeria||AS Vita Club||DR Congo|
|2013||Al Ahly||Egypt||Orlando Pirates||South Africa|
|2012||Al Ahly||Egypt||Esperance de Tunis||Tunisia|
|2011||Esperance de Tunis||Tunisia||Wydad Casablanca||Morocco|
|2010||TP Mazembe||DR Congo||Esperance de Tunis||Tunisia|
|2009||TP Mazembe||DR Congo||Heartland FC||Nigeria|
|2008||Al Ahly||Egypt||Coton Sport||Cameroon|