Success of Mamelodi Sundowns and TP Mazembe to Motivate FC Ifeanyi Ubah

FC Ifeanyi Ubah is privately owned by a successful man who goes by Name Ifeanyi Ubah and as they are ready to start their continental journey,Nigeria Football and Others will compare and contrast the football club with multiple continental Champions TP Mazembe and Defending Champion of Caf Champions League Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa.

Mamelodi Sundowns are a South African football club based in Pretoria that plays in the Premier Soccer League .Sundowns are owned by billionaire mining magnate Patrice Motsepe . The club's nickname, The Brazilians , is a reference to their uniforms, which echo those of the
Brazilian national team .
In 2004, mining magnate Patrice Motsepe bought 51% shares of Mamelodi Sundowns and later he took total control of the club by buying the remaining shares and thus became the sole owner and shareholder of the club.
In 2012 Pitso Mosimane took over as head coach and has overseen the rise of Sundowns to win the CAF Champions League which was the goal of owner Patrice Motsepe when he bought the club in 2004.
Congolese football club based in Lubumbashi. Their home games are played at Stade TP Mazembe situated in the suburb of Kamalondo. Its nickname is Les corbeaux (the
ravens ) despite having a crocodile with a ball in its mouth on the team crest.
In 1967 and 1968, it won the African Cup of Champions. The team would be finalist four times successively in (1967, 1968, 1969 and 1970). Mazembe was the first team to successfully defend the African Champions Cup. This feat was finally repeated in 2003 and 2004 by Enyimba.
After 18 years of absence, it returned to the African scene thanks to 38-year-old governor Moïse Katumbi Chapwe.
In November 2009 the team won the CAF Champions League against Heartland 2–2 on aggregate, winning on the away goals rule.
By winning the CAF Champions League, they qualified for the 2009 FIFA Club World Cup.In their first match in the quarter-finals they lost 2–1 to Pohang Steelers of South Korea.despite taking the lead in the first half. Following a 3–2 defeat to Auckland City in the fifth placed match they finished the tournament in 6th place.In 2010 they retained the 2010 CAF Champions League and in December they became the first African side to contest the final of the FIFA Club World Cup after defeating both Pachuca of Mexico 1–0 in the quarter-finals and
Internacional of Brazil 2–0 in the semi-finals.In the
final on 18 December, they were defeated 3–0 by
Internazionale.
In 2015, TP Mazembe secured their fifth title in the competition after defeating USM Alger of Algeria 4–1 aggregate in the 2015 CAF Champions League Final.
Stade TP Mazembe is a multi-use stadium located in the
Kamalondo suburb of Lubumbashi , Democratic Republic of the Congo . Since its completion in 2011, it has mostly been used for football matches and is the home venue of TP Mazembe and CS Don Bosco. The stadium has 18,000 seats.
Lucas "Masterpieces" Moripe Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium having a capacity of 28,900 and is located in
Atteridgeville,a suburb of Pretoria,South Africa.
They both have a private stadium,owned by individuals and overall,the champions of Caf Champions League and Caf Confederations Cup in 2016.

 
A Good case study for FC Ifeanyi Ubah who are also on such path especially with imports of foreign players.

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