CAF reveals 130% rise in men’s super cup prize, as African women’s money remain unchanged


Prize money for the African Women’s Champions League has been frozen at last year’s level but the men’s Super Cup has seen a 130 percent increase, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) revealed on Monday.

The announcement came after Algerian side USM Alger claimed the Super Cup by beating Egypt’s Al Ahly 1-0 in Saudi Arabia on Friday, and as the eight-team line-up for this year’s Women’s Champions League was completed.

It means USM Alger pocket US$500,000 up from US$200,000.

Meanwhile, the winners of November’s Women’s Champions League would once again earn US$400,000.

By comparison, the winners of the men’s Champions League take home US$4million.

CAF indicated that the number of new teams was “a clear indication of the growth of the women’s game on the continent”.

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The tournament would be staged between 5-19 November.

The total prize money for the event remained at $1.1million, as per the second edition in 2022 while the inaugural event did not offer a financial reward.

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