Today in History: Accra Hearts of Oak named 8th best club in the World

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On this day February 12 2001 (Exactly 19 years ago today) Accra Hearts of Oak were named 8th best club in the World in the CNN/World Soccer weekly chart.

The three top teams all failed to win the previous week, clearing the way for Italian Serie A leader AS Roma to take over the lead in the CNN/World Soccer Top 10 clubs in the world.

Joining the list in eighth was Ghana’s Hearts of Oak, which beat Egypt’s Zamalek 2-0 in the African Super Cup final on Sunday.

CNN/World Soccer Top 10

Rankings for Feb. 12-18

1 (4) AS Roma Italy 90

2 (2) Boca Juniors Argentina 89

3 (1) Real Madrid Spain 83

4 (3) Man Utd England 81

5 (7) Bayern Munich Germany 60

6 (8) Deportivo Spain 53

7 (6) Vasco da Gama Brazil 48

8 (-) Hearts of Oak Ghana 26

9 (10) Arsenal England 25

10 (9) Lazio Italy 22

Credit: ghanaweb

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