Africa Cup of Nations 2021 Prize Money (Revealed)

Africa Cup of Nations Prize Money

CAN, which is well known as Africa Cup of Nations played among the top African continent teams. The upcoming Africa Cup of Nations dates have been changed since covid-19 pandemic. Well there are chances that new dates for the event adjusted may also changed in the upcoming month after a new covid-19 breakdown with variant in different African countries began. Confederation of African Football already plan to increase the Africa Cup of nations 2021 prize money, so far the increase is based on news reports no confirmation yet released.

Standings2021 Prize Money2019 Prize MoneyNo of Teams
Champions$4.5 million$4.5 million1
Runner-ups$2.5 million$2.5 milllion1
Third Place$2 million$2 million1
Semi Finalist$2 million$2 million2
Quarter Finalist$800,000$800,0008
Total Prize Fund$14.5 million$14.5 million

The new reports for the upcoming event, hint that the winner of the AFCON cup 2021 will earn $4.5 million. This slight increase in the Africa Cup of nations 2021 prize money will make it one of the most expensive football tournament in Africa region. In the last tournament, that held in 2019, total $14.2 million distributed among the eight best teams.

Currently no details yet released about the prize money hike after 2019 tournament, but if there are any changes to the fund the details will be provided here. The adjusted prize fund more than FIFA Arab Cup but less than main football tournament (FIfa World Cup 2022). The 2019, tournament of AFCON bring 50% increase in the prize money which is more than other continental events.

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