The CAF Executive Committee of CAF has approved a 130% increase in the prize money of the CAF Super Cup competition.
Newly-crowned CAF Super Cup champions, USMA from Algeria will now take home USD 500,000 following their victory against Al Ahly of Egypt during their Friday night fixture in Taif, Saudi Arabia.
Previously, winners of the CAF Super Cup took home USD 200 000, the 2023 runners-up, Al Ahly will get USD 250 000. Previously the runners-up got USD 125 000. In 2022, the total Prize Money of TotalEnergies CAF Super Cup was USD 325 000. In 2023, the total Prize Money has gone up to USD 750,000.
According to a statement on CAFOnline, 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.
In the last two years, there has been prize money increases across the board including the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League, CAF Confederation Cup, CAF Women’s Champions League, and CAF Africa Cup of Nations, amongst others.