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Ghana to earn $5 million if Black Stars win AFCON

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Ghana will earn $5 million if the Black Stars are able to win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon.

This comes after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) decided to increase its prize money for the tournament.


The decision was taken following an Executive Committee meeting chaired by President, Dr Patrice Motsepe in Douala.

See the prize money for the 2021 AFCON below:

Winner: $5 million (an increase of USD 500 000)

Runner-up: $2.75 million (an increase of USD 250 000)

Semi-Finalists: $2.2 million (an increase of USD 200 000)

Quarter-Finalists: $1.175 million (an increase of USD 175 000)

Meanwhile, the 2021 AFCON will officially kickstart on Sunday, with hosts Cameroon taking on Burkina Faso.

The Black Stars will begin their campaign a day later when they take on Morocco in the opening game of Group C, which also includes Gabon and Comoros.

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