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CAF increases AFCON, Champions League prize money

10 November 2016, 07:56Israel Ojoko

Lagos - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has increased prize money for the Africa Cup of Nations, the CAF Champions League and the Africa Women Cup of Nations with effect from 2017.

Other competitions that are affected by the increase, which will run till 2020, are the Confederation Cup, African Nations Championship (CHAN), U20 AFCON, U17 AFCON, U23 AFCON and the Super Cup.

The prize money for the winner of the 2017 and 2019 AFCON will witness a 166% increase from 1.5 million dollars of 2015 to 4 million dollars, according to CAF.

The CAF Champions League winners from 2017 to 2020 will get 2.5 million dollars, a 66.67% increase from the current amount.

For the Africa Women Cup of Nations, winners of the 2018 and 2020 editions will enjoy 60% higher money than the winner of the 2016 edition which will hold in Cameroon. This will amount to 80 000 dollars as against the current 50 000 dollars prize money.

There are also increases for runners-up, semi-finalists, quarter-finalists, third of group and fourth of group.

News24 reported that Nigeria’s trio of John Obi Mikel, Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho were named among 30 nominees for the 2016 CAF African Player of the Year Award.

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