Friday, September 7, 2012

FIFA History & Statistics

The Interna
tional Federation of Football History & Statistics
(IFFHS), which chronicles the history and records of
association football, has published its latest ranking
of the best 400 football clubs in the world.
FC Barcelona retain the first position with 346 points while CD Universidad de Chile Santiago come
second with 317 points followed by Real Madrid
with 293 points.
CAF reigning champions Esperance Tunis are the
first African team to appear on the list with 149
points at 61st position, gaining 10 places from the previous ranking and besting Portugal's Benfica
and Turkish side Fenerbahçe.
Sudanese side Al Hila Omdurman are rated second
African club, sitting at 82nd position on the list with
127 points ahead of Russian teams Rubin Kazan
and Trabzonspor K Trabzon. Nigeria's Sunshine Stars raked 104 points to be
Africa's third team on the list, appearing 140 overall
and on tie with Newcastle United and three other
clubs.
By sbue
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