The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced a 40 percent increase in the prize money for the Winner of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Côte d’Ivoire 2023.
On its official website yesterday, CAF said that the winner of the TotalEnergies AFCON will now take home seven million dollars, with the runner-up getting 4 million dollars, while each of the two Semi-finalists will receive 2.5 million dollars, and the four Quarter-finalists will get 1. 3 million dollars each.
The President of CAF, Patrice Motsepe says he feels confident that a portion of the prize money will contribute to developing football and also benefit all the football stakeholders, as well as assist member associations with their administrations.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 2023 AFCON will kick off on Jan. 13 to Feb. 11 in Cote d’ Ivoire with 24 nations participating.