Esperance Sportive de Tunis have four CAF Champions League titles in their trophy cabinet.
This feat always make their fans urge for more where continental football is concerned. And in the maiden African Football League (AFL) edition, they find a new glory chance to tackle.
“Sang et Or” or “Blood and Gold” as Esperance fans prefer to recall their beloved side, the Tunisian giants will hope for a brand new title to be commemorated on their famous yellow and red jersey.
Esperance was founded more than a century ago, specifically in 1919. They are by far the most successful Tunisian football side, holding all the domestic records back at home.
Besides, Esperance have a handful of continental titles, be it in CAF Champions League, CAF super Cup, or the defunct African Cup Winners’ Cup and CAF Cup.
When the time comes for the brand-new AFL, Esperance will be no short of playing once again for nothing but glory. Their die-hard fans will once more be behind their side all the way as they seek yet one more title.
Full Name: Esperance Sportive de Tunis
Founded: 15 January 1919
City: Tunis, Tunisia
Nickname: Blood and Gold
Chairman: Hamdi Meddeb
Manager: Moine Chaabani
Captain: Moez Ben Cherifia
Tunisian Professional League: 32 times
Tunisian Cup: 15 times
Tunisian Super Cup: 6 times
CAF Champions League: 4 times
CAF Super Cup: One time
African Cup Winners’ Cup (defunct): One time
CAF Cup: One time
Afro-Asian Cup: One time