Nigerian Professional Football League champions, Enyimba have been selected among the eight teams that will take part in the inaugural edition of the African Football League (AFL) by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
The AFL is a partnership between CAF and FIFA.
The teams were selected from the three African Regional Blocks which are: the North Region, the Central-West Region and the South-East Region.
Egyptian giants Al Ahly Football Club, Tunisia’s Espérance Sportive de Tunis and Wydad Athletic Club from Morocco are the football clubs from the North Region.
The clubs from the Central-West Region are: Nigeria’s Enyimba Football Club and the DRC’s Tout Puissant Mazembe.
Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club from South Africa, Angola’s Atlético Petróleos de Luanda and Tanzania’s Simba Sports Club are the football clubs from the South-East Region.
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