4 August 2023 – The inaugural African Super League will officially kick-off in October 2023 where eight confirmed clubs from around the continent will contest the continental title.

The newly-formed competition will be played over a period of four weeks, with the knock out stage matches from two groups of 4 beginning on 20 October 2023.

The tournament will consist of quarterfinals, semi finals and the final to be played on 11 November 2023.

South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns are part of the prestigious tournament alongside Egyptian giants Al Ahly, Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco, Esperance Sportive de Tunis, TP Mazembe of Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria’s Enyimba Football Club, Simba Sports Club from Tanzania and Atletico Petroleos de Luanda from Angola.

A delegation from CAF visited South Africa this week to conduct a venue inspection and also ascertain the state of readiness ahead of Mamelodi Sundowns’ home matches.

The official draw for the inaugural tournament is scheduled for early September 2023.