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Winner of 2021 AFCON will receive $5million as prize money

Winner of 2021 AFCON will receive $5million as prize money

The winner of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will receive $5million as prize money, the Confederation of Africa Football has confirmed.

CAF has increased the prize money of the AFCON following a decision taken at today’s Executive Committee meeting chaired by President, Dr Patrice Motsepe in Douala, Cameroon.

The increase is in line with CAF’s commitment to reward merit performance and enhance the status of the competition and will be in effect in the upcoming edition that will kick-off at Olembe Stadium, Yaoundé on 9 January 2022.

The new TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Prize Monies:

  • · Winner: USD 5 million (an increase of USD 500 000)
  • · Runner-up: USD 2.75 million (an increase of USD 250 000)
  • · Semi-Finalists: USD 2.2 million (an increase of USD 200 000)
  • · Quarter-Finalists: USD 1.175 million (an increase of USD 175 000)

This represents a total increase in the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations prize money of USD 1.850m.

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