The Confederation of Afrcan Football, CAF, paid the African Cup of Nations champions, Algeria, the sum of $4.5 million, Senegal, the second-placed team got $2.5m, while third-placed Super Eagles earned $2m.


Algeria lifted their second ever AFCON trophy after narrowly beating Senegal 1-0 in the final last Friday night.


Following the end of the tournament, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) have revealed the prize money for all participant countries.


As for hosts Egypt, l they will receive $670.000 following their disappointing elimination from the round of 16, according to Vanguard.


The prizes will be distributed as follows:


Angola and Kenya (Third place in group-stages): $620.000


Round of 16: $670.000 (Benin, Uganda, Egypt, Mali, Guinea, DR Congo, Cameroon and Ghana)


Quarter-finals: $800.000 (Madagascar, Ivory Coast, South Africa and Benin)


Semi-finalists: $2 million (Nigeria and Tunisia)


Senegal: $2.5 million.
Algeria: $4.5 million.


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