Zambia Gov dangles US$90,000 AFCON bounty
Zambia will get US$90,000 each if they retain the Africa Cup trophy
Zambia will get US$90,000 each if they retain the Africa Cup trophy.
Zambia sports minister Chishimba Kambwili said the bonus will be cumulative.
"Overall the Zambia national team will be paid US$90,000 each for lifting the trophy," Kambwili said.
"That is a cumulative figure from the first game I the group stage game to the final."
The bonus is rise from the US$57,000 offered minus fringe payouts for winning the 2012 tournament held in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.
Meanwhile, Zambia kicks off their defence of the title on January 21 with a Group C opener against Ethiopia.
Other teams in Group C are Nigeria and Burkina Faso.