AFCON 2023: Super Eagles' Guaranteed Money if They Beat South Africa

AFCON 2023: Super Eagles' Guaranteed Money if They Beat South Africa

  • The Super Eagles of Nigeria are set to play against South Africa in the semi-final match of the ongoing AFCON
  • The financial incentive intensifies the stakes for the Nigerian squad, adding to the excitement of the tournament
  • A breakdown of what the team is set to receive for winning the football match against South Africa has been provided

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The highly anticipated African Cup of Nations (AFCON) clash between Nigeria's Super Eagles and South Africa's Bafana Bafana brings national pride and financial rewards.

Legit.ng analysis of the Confederal of African Football (CAF) breakdown of funds available in this year's AFCON shows that the Super Eagles will be entitled to a guaranteed sum of $4 million (over N5 billion) if they book a place in the finals.

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The amount could rise to as high as $7 million(N8.75 billion) should the Super Eagles win the 2024 competition.

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As one of the last four teams standing in the competition, alongside South Africa, their semi-final opponents, DR Congo, and hosts Ivory Coast, the Eagles have already secured a substantial N3.5 billion ($2.5 million).

CAF AFCON financial reward breakdown

According to a statement published on the CAF website, the winners of the 2024 tournament will receive $7 million, while the runners-up will get $4 million.

The two semi-finalists will also receive $2.5 million each, with each quarter-finalist taking home $1.3 million.

The financial rewards for the 2024 tournament are as follows:

PositionFinancial reward
Winner $7 million
Runners-up$4 million
Semi-finalists (each)$2.5 million
Quarter-finalists (each): $1.3 million

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Man predicts winner between Nigeria, South Africa

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that a man who has made seven accurate predictions about the ongoing AFCON shared another one about the outcome of Nigeria's game against South Africa.

Amadu Raheem Komba Gbandeh noted that the game might take an extra 30 minutes, but there won't be penalties.

He, however, said Super Eagle's striker, Victor Osimhen, would score a goal against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

Source: Legit.ng

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