2024 winners of AFCON will receive record

2024 winners of the Africa Cup of Nations will receive a record seven million dollars which is a Confededration of African Football (CAF) statement revealed on Thursday. It is 40 percent more than what Senegal pocketed for winning the last edition, in Cameroon two years ago.

The runners-up in the Ivory Coast, who host the premier African football tournament from January 13 to February 11, will receive four million dollars.

The losing semi-finalists get $2.5 million each and quarter-finalists 1.3 million each, according to the statement, which gave no other prize money details.

Hosts Ivory Coast and 23 other countries, including record seven-time champions Egypt, will be challenging for glory in the west African nation.

Two-time champions Ivory Coast play Guinea-Bissau, without a win in three previous appearances, on January 13 in the tournament opener at the 60,000-seater Alassane Ouattara Stadium.The Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) has announced a 40% increase in the Prize Money for the Winner of the 2023 AFCON.


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