KCCA will receive not less than $275,000 (Ugx. 990 million) for reaching the group stage of the 2017 Total CAF Confederation Cup.
The Ugandan side eliminated Egypt’s El Masry 4-3 on penalties following a 1-1 aggregate score over two legs as either side won 1-0 at home.
Following revision of the prize money for the competition, the fourth and third in a group will walk home with $275,000 (Ugx. 990 million) and this is now assured.
Mike Mutebi’s charges can however receive $75,000 (Ugx. 270 million) more if they reach the quarter finals of the second most lucrative club football competition in Africa.
The reigning Ugandan champions also have a chance to take home $450,000 if they reach the semi-finals, $625,000 if they lose in the finals and ultimately $1.25 million if they win the competition
About the CAF Confederation Cup
The Total CAF Confederation Cup is an international club association football competition run by the Confederation of African Football Select club sides from Africa’s football leagues and the FA Cup winners in the respective nations are invited to participate in this competition, which is the second biggest club football competition in the continent behind the CAF Champions League.
Losers at the playoffs of the CAF Champions League are given chance to participate in this competition by playing a playoff to the group stage.