Africa Cup of Nations prize money soars

Posted by News Express | 10 January 2017 | 2,214 times

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The prize money for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon totals $16.4 million (15.5 million euros), a 64 percent increase on the previous tournament in Equatorial Guinea two years ago.

Winners in the upcoming tournament will go home with $4 million, while the others will earn as follows: Runners-up: $2 million; Semi-finalists, $1.5 million each; Quarter-finalists, $800,000 each; Third in groups, $575,000 each and fourth in groups: $475,000 each. (AFP)

Source: News Express

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