CAF announce massive increase in prize money for Algeria 2022 CHAN

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced a significant 60% increment in the prize money for the winner of ongoing TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Algeria.

The decision which is in line with CAF’s strategy to increase the commercial value of African competitions was confirmed by CAF President Dr Patrice Motsepe.

The winner of this year’s competition which kicked off on Friday, January 13 and will run till Saturday, February 4 will receive $2million compared to the US$1,250,000 received by the previous champion two years ago.

The total prize money allocated for the tournament has been increased to US$ 7,900,000 from the US$ 5,450,000 that was paid to all the countries that participated in the previous edition of the tournament two years ago.

The runners-up will get US$800,000 while the third and fourth-placed teams will receive $500,000 each.

The four sides that fail to progress beyond the quarter-finalists will get $400,000 each while the two countries that finish second in the groups of three teams will earn $300,000 each, the same amount as countries that finish third in groups of four teams.

The bottom placed teams in all the groups will earn $200,000 each.

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