Amidst the huge expectations from fans, South Africa’s Bafana Bafana crashes out of African Nations Cup Afcon 2019.
After a phenomenal win against Egypt in the round of 16, Bafana Bafana are now officially out of the tournament.
Stuart Baxter’s boys fought with everything in them but could not secure a much needed victory.
The loss may now cost the players their mouth watering bonuses below.
SAFA Player bonuses for the AFCON:
R520 000 – Quarter-finals
R670 000 – Semi-finals
R920 000 – AFCON winners
*Prize money for AFCON:
$800,000 (R11,32-million) Quarter-finals
$2-million (R28,32-million) Semi-finals
$2-million (R 28,32-million) Third place
$2,5-million (R35,4-million) Runners-up
$4,5-million (R63,7-million) Winners
The above figures would have gone to the team, if they had proceeded in the tournament.