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


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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