Mamelodi Sundowns’ league titles compared to Chiefs and Pirates

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Mamelodi Sundowns are the best team on the land, this has been the same fact for five seasons in a row. What a dynasty!

MAMELODI SUNDOWNS WIN THE PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE

Following Kaizer Chiefs’ 2-1 loss to Golden Arrows on Wednesday, and Royal AM’s goalless draw last Sunday, Sundowns needed just a single point against Cape Town City on Wednesday to win the league.

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The club known as Ka Bo Yellow earned exactly that after a goalless draw at the Loftus Verveld. The result confirmed the Tshwane giants as the 2021/22 champions and for the fifth season on the trot.

Let us now look at how many PSL titles Sundowns have compared to the country’s top two most followed clubs Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates. Are they still giants? Only historically and based on supporter numbers.

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HOW CHIEFS AND PIRATES COMPARE WITH LEAGUE TITLES

The Premier Soccer League has gone through its fair share of formats and name changes, but it still remains clear when the first competition started. 

According to a report from iDiskiTimes, the first campaign was in 1971 as the NPSL

Sundowns lead the pack with 15 league titles. 

Here are the top three clubs and number of titles won:

  1. Sundowns – 15 titles
  2. Chiefs – 12 titles
  3. Pirates – Nine titles.

Meanwhile, the champions still have four more games before the official end of the season. 

There is also a treble at stake. 

Sundowns have already won the MTN8 and PSL title, while they will still play a Nedbank Cup semi-final against Royal AM next weekend.

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