The CAF Executive Committee of CAF has approved a 130% increase in the prize money of the TotalEnergies CAF Super Cup competition with th newly-crowned TotalEnergies CAF Super Cup champions, USMA from Algeria set to take home USD 500 000 following their victory against Al Ahly of Egypt during their Friday night fixture in Taif, Saudi Arabia.
Winners of the TotalEnergies CAF Super Cup took home USD 200 000 prior to this new development although 2023 runners-up, Al Ahly will get USD 250 000, previous runners-up got USD 125 000, Nigeriasoccernet.com can confirm.
The total Prize Money of TotalEnergies CAF Super Cup was USD 325 000 in 2022 and in 2023, the total Prize Money has gone up to USD 750 000.
In the last two years, there has been prize money increases across the board including the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League, TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup, CAF Women’s Champions League, TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations, amongst others.
- 46% Increased prize money: TotalEnergies CAF Champions League and TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup
- 150% Increase in TotalEnergies Women’s Africa Cup of Nations
- Increase in AFCON prize money to USD 5 million
- Increase in CHAN prize money: 45%
As revealed, the increase is in line with CAF President Dr Patrice Motsepe’s commitment to increase prize money across all CAF Competitions thus ensuring that football Clubs and Teams become self-sustaining in the mid-to-long term.
By Olaleye Oluwadamilola