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Uganda v Burkina Faso
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has revealed that the winners of the 2014 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) will bag in the range of $750,000 to $800,000.
Almamy Kabele Camara, the CAF 2nd Vice President, disclosed during a media briefing at the Cape Town ICC today that all teams will get some cash, but added that all this depends on how the revenue come in.
“We have already set cash and all participating teams will get something, but all this depends on the revenue to be collected from the tournament that started on January 11 and climaxes on February 1.
At the 2011 Edition held in Khartoum, Sudan, all teams received cash including those that fell out in the group stages pocketed $100,000.
He said during the first Edition of the CHAN tournament held in Ivory Coast, there was no revenue made, while the 2011 Edition in Sudan fetched some revenue which was also distributed to teams.
Uganda Cranes begins their quest for the dimes with the fixture against Burkina Faso today at the Athlone Stadium in less than an hour’s time.
Uganda’s outing in 2011 was so poor that the Cranes did not only lose all three of their group matches, they also failed to score a single goal in the entire championship hosted in Sudan and walked away with more than Shs 250 million.
Uganda XI: Ochan Benjamin (18) (GK), Ntambi Julius (17), Muleme Isaac (20), Kasaga Juuko Richard (05), Kabugo Savio (13), Hassan Mawanda Waswa (16), Ivan Ntege (04), Kayizi Vincent (22), Iguma Denis (12) (C), Brian Majwega (11), Sentamu Junior Yunus (09)