Bafana Bafana, AFCON Semifinalist, R47 Million Richer


Bafana Bafana, AFCON Semifinalist, R47 Million Richer

Bafana Bafana became R47 million richer after beating Cape Verde in quarterfinals. How much will they receive if they pull through to finals?

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Bafana Bafana will receive R47 million after reaching the AFCON (Africa Cup of Nations) semifinals on Sunday, 4 February morning.


The South African national soccer team, Bafana Bafana qualified for the semifinals and became R47 million richer after upsetting Cape Verde.


SABC sportscaster, Xoliswa Zondo revealed on Sunday morning on X that the South African team will receive R75 million if they progress to the finals.

“Bafana Bafana are R47 Million ($2.5M) richer after reaching the AFCON semifinals!!! Should they beat Nigeria on Wednesday and progress to the finals they will be guaranteed R75 Million ($4M)!!! In Bafana Bafana we believe,” she tweeted.

Leadership reports that South Africa will face Nigeria in the semifinals on Wednesday, 7 February at 19:00.

The 2024 AFCON winners will receive a whopping $7 million (R132 million) while the runner up will receive $4 million (R75 million) according to NigeriaNaye.


@Ellismomoh: “This guy did something I have never seen in football today. How did Williams save four spot kicks needs to be studied. Congratulations South Africa. Let’s see how the battle of the amapianos will end up next week.”

@Nceba1976: “If there was ever a time to give credit where is due it is now to this RSA hero…Safa please recognize this young man.”

@casspernyovest: “Tonight, you wrote your name in the history books and in our hearts!!! Legend!! First time in 15 years!!! We are going to the CAF semifinals cause of this man!!! Ronwen Williams!!! Thank you!!”

@Drizzy__vibez: “I’ve never seen a goal saved penalty this way, he went for them all no single wrong jump. Brilliant.”

@UnityInSA: “That was dramatic. Saving 4 out of 5 penalties is not something one normally sees in a shootout. Well done to Ronwen Williams.”



Alaa Hamdy

Professional entertainment content writer in Hanover, South Africa. I know all the secrets of celebrities

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