In the event of winning the African Nations .. hundreds of thousands of additional dollars await the players of the Egyptian national team
Dr. Ashraf Sobhi, the Egyptian Minister of Youth and Sports, announced the allocation of an additional 10 million Egyptian pounds (about 640,000 dollars) reward for his country’s national team in the event that it wins the African Nations Cup, which is currently being held in Cameroon.
The Egyptian team qualified for the final match of the tournament, after defeating its Cameroonian counterpart 3-1 on penalties, after the end of the original time and the extra two minutes in a goalless draw, to meet its Senegalese counterpart on Sunday in the final match.
Ashraf Sobhi said – in statements carried by the official website of the Egyptian Ministry of Sports – that he received a call from an Egyptian businessman who monitored this reward in the event of winning the title.
He explained that the reward that will be offered to the players will be other than the rewards they will receive in accordance with the organizing regulations, expressing his appreciation to all the players for their distinguished appearance and their determination to win to achieve the championship for the eighth time.