Mamelodi Sundowns became the first champions of the CAF African Football League after winning the inaugural edition on Sunday.
The South African giants beat Moroccan side Wydad Athletic Club 3-2 on aggregate following their 2-0 triumph in the second leg played at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.
With the win, Sundowns will pocket $4m which is reportedly equivalent to what Champions League winners get for winning CAF’s flagship inter-club tournament.
Wydad will $3m for finishing as runners-uo in the inaugural competition.
Loosing semifinalists Esperance of Tunisia and Egyptian giants Al Ahly will get $1,7m each.
The rest of the participating teams that failed to progress beyond the first round will each receive $1m.
These teams include Enyimba FC (Nigeria), TP Mazembe (DR Congo), Atlético Petróleos de Luanda (Angola) and Simba SC (Tanzania).
AFL Prize Money:
$4 000 000 for the Winner
$3 000 000 for the Runner-up
$1 700 000 for each of the Semi-finalists
$1 000 000 for each of the Quarter-finalists