Medical &Health

Africa Cup of Nations prize money soars

JOHANNESBURG, Jan 9, 2017 (AFP) - Prize money for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon totals $16.4 million (15.5 million euros), a 64 percent increase on the previous tournament in Equatorial Guinea two years ago.

Winners: $4 million

Runners-up: $2 million

Semi-finalists: $1.5 million each

Quarter-finalists: $800,000 each

Third in groups: $575,000 each

Fourth in groups: $475,000 each

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)