South African Premiership outside top-five leagues in Africa according to CAF rankings

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10. Angola Girabola
10. Angola Girabola
9. Guinea Ligue 1 Pro
9. Guinea Ligue 1 Pro
8. Nigerian NPFL
8. Nigerian NPFL
7. Zambian Premier League
7. Zambian Premier League
6. Absa Premiership
6. Absa Premiership
5. Algeria Ligue 1
5. Algeria Ligue 1
4. Vodacom Ligue 1 (DR Congo)
4. Vodacom Ligue 1 (DR Congo)
3. Tunisian Ligue 1
3. Tunisian Ligue 1
2. Egyptian Premier League
2. Egyptian Premier League
1. Morocco Botola Pro
1. Morocco Botola Pro

The Absa Premiership may be amongst the most lucrative leagues in Africa, but it falls outside the top-five, according to the latest rankings from the Confederation of Football (CAF).

The Premier Soccer League suffered a major blow on Thursday when it was confirmed that the league's main sponsor Absa will not be renewing their relationship after a 13-year association.

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While the marketability of the South African top-flight will likely attract a new sponsor before the start of the 2020/21 campaign, it's been the performances of the biggest club's that's affected their overall ranking on the continent.

Based on the CAF five-year ranking system, leagues acquire points for their club's performances in the Champions League and Confederation Cup.

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And with Mamelodi Sundowns, Orlando Pirates and SuperSport United the only notable club's who've made in-roads in the respective competitions over the past five years.

With an overall tally of 68.5 points, the South African top-flight is ranked in sixth place, which has a notable effect when seeding into the knock-out stages of the elite club competitions.