The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have announced the official prize money for the inaugural African Football League set to be kicked off next month in Tanzania.
The opening game between Caf Champions League winners Al Ahly and Simba SC in Dar es Salaam is scheduled for 20 October, as the eight-team competition begins.
The Prize Money for the AFL is as follows:
- $4 000 000 for the Winner
- $3 000 000 for the Runner-up
- $1 700 000 for each of the Semi-finalists
- $1 000 000 for each of the Quarter-finalists
Enyimba FC (Nigeria), Wydad AC (Morocco), Mamelodi Sundowns FC (South Africa), TP Mazembe (DR Congo), Espérance Sportive de Tunis (Tunisia) and Atlético Petróleos de Luanda (Angola).
However, there’s been reports surfacing that Masadnawana are considering withdrawing from the competition as the Premier Soccer League refused to accommodate the tournament and postpone the league by a further three weeks.