The world is still in FIFA World Cup fever but the countries in Asia have geared up for the most awaited upcoming four years. The upcoming four years are very special for Asian football. The 2022 world cup is scheduled to be conducted in Qatar. Along with world cup, AFC is yet to decide the venue for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2021. So all-important FIFA tournaments are scheduled in Asia. But before all that, AFC Asian Cup is scheduled in January 2019. This tournament determines the best team in Asian Confederation. Currently, Australia are the title holders and will be looking to defend their title in the United Arab Emirates.
AFC Asian Cup 2019 Prize Money (Total)
The AFC Asian Cup is scheduled to be hosted by the United Arab Emirates from 5th January 2019 to 1st February 2019. Total 24 teams from Asia will participate in the tournament. The tournament will determine the best team in Asian Confederation. The prize money for the tournament is very attractive. Total prize money for AFC Asian Cup 2019 is USD$14,800,000.
AFC Asian Cup 2019 Winner Prize Money
With a whopping total prize money of close to $15M, AFC is trying their best to make this tournament attractive. Since the total prize money has been increased, it means the winner will enjoy a good amount of share. The 2019 AFC Asian Cup winner will receive $5M as prize money.
AFC Asian Cup 2019 Runner-Up Prize Money
Winning the tournament is a very hard job but reaching the AFC Asian Cup is not a small thing. It takes a good team effort to come through group stage and various knockout stages. Reaching the finals is a sign of a good team & hard work. Keeping this in mind, the AFC Asian Cup 2019 Runner-Up will receive a prize money of $3M.
AFC Asian Cup 2019 Prize Money Distribution Table
We already shared the prize money for AFC Asian Cup 2019 Winner and Runners Up. But all 24 teams who qualify for the tournament are good skilled teams. These teams come through qualifying rounds in order to play the tournament. So every team participating in the championship is awarded $200,000. The semi-finalist of AFC Asian Cup 2019 will receive $1M each.
|Semi-Finalists||1M USD (Each)|
|All Participating Teams||200,000 USD|