Bafana Bafana are set to receive massive pay cheques following a daring performance at the Africa Cup of Nation 2019 campaign in Egypt.
Initially, Bafana Bafana were promised R320 000 if the proceed to the last 16, however, as things stand the players proceeded to the quarterfinals after their victory against Egypt last week, Stuart Baxter’s army is in line to take home R520 000 in bonuses each.
Bafana Bafana will face the super eagle of Nigeria on Wednesday to qualify for the finals. Should they beat Nigeria, the team is set to receive almost R700 000 each and R920 000 if they win the tournament.
*Prize money for AFCON:
$800,000 (R11,32-million) Quarter-finals
$2-million (R28,32-million) Semi-finals
$2-million (R28,32-million) Third place
$2,5-million (R35,4-million) Runners-up
$4,5-million (R63,7-million) Winners