Mamelodi Sundowns, the renowned Tshwane giants, guaranteed a substantial R32 million reward for their impressive performance in the AFL. This achievement comes despite their 0-0 draw at home against Petro de Luanda, whom they defeated 2-0 on aggregate.

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The Journey to the Semi-Finals

The Sundowns’ journey to the semi-finals was not without its challenges. However, their commitment to the competition was evident from the start. By accepting the invitation and participating in the fixture in Angola last week, Sundowns were guaranteed just over R19 million. Mamelodi Sundowns continued success in the AFL has now increased their guaranteed earnings to R32 million, a figure they will receive even if they are eliminated in the semi-finals.

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Upcoming Clash with Al Ahly

In the semi-finals, Mamelodi Sundowns will face a familiar adversary, Al Ahly. The Egyptian giants also advanced to the Last 4, setting the stage for an exciting two-legged semi-final. The first leg of this clash will take place on 29 October at Sundowns’ home ground. The return leg will be played in Cairo on 1 November, where the victors will secure their spot in the African Football League final.

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Breakdown Prize Money: Mamelodi Sundowns guaranteed R32 MILLION

The African Football League offers substantial prize money to its top performers. Here’s how it breaks down:

  • The Winner receives $4 000 000
  • The Runner-up is awarded $3 000 000
  • Each of the Semi-finalists earns $1 700 000
  • Each of the Quarter-finalists gets $1 000 000

By Shamiso Miracle

Shamiso Miracle completed her degree in journalism and media studies at the University of Zimbabwe before honing her skills at Savanna News. She then went on to work at iHarare News, becoming a voice for everyday SA citizens who wanted to share their stories. When she's not writing news that entertains and inspires ,Shamiso is an avid reader and a wellness bunny.

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