Rich pickings for winners

For the first time in the history of the Confederations Cup, Fifa has decided to introduce prize money for the tournament starting here in South Africa on Sunday.

For the first time in the history of the Confederations Cup, Fifa has decided to introduce prize money for the tournament starting here in South Africa on Sunday.

The winners of this quadrennial eight-nation tournament will receive about R31million, with runners-up taking home about R27million.

Third placed side will get about R23million while the fourth one will receive about R19million. The teams finishing fifth to eight will each receive about R11million. - Ramatsiyi Moholoa

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