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Conmebol will give prizes for victories in the group stages of Libertadores and Sudamericana

For the first time, Conmebol will give a cash prize for each match won in the group stages of the liberators it’s yes Copa Sudamericana. The measure aims to encourage all teams to continue fighting and playing good games until the end of their campaigns in the first phase of these competitions, regardless of their position in the table or chance of qualifying for the knockout stage.

In Libertadores, each victory will yield a prize of US$ 300,000, about R$ 1.58 million, to the winning club. With this, the teams will be able to close the group stage with an amount of R$ 9.48 million only with the amounts received for the triumphs. In the Sul-Americana, the prize will be US$ 100,000, approximately R$ 520,000.

The overall prize pool of competitions will also be higher in 2023. Libertadores will have US$ 206.8 million distributed among its competitors, which means an increase of 21% compared to the last edition of the tournament.

The South American, in turn, will have a 30% increase compared to last season. In 2023, US$ 77.8 million, around R$ 410 million, will be distributed in prizes.

In 2023, the Libertadores final will be played at Maracanã, in Rio de Janeiro. The last time the stadium hosted the decision, the palm trees defeated the Santos and won his second tournament title.

The Sul-Americana, in turn, will end at the Centenario Stadium in Montevideo, Uruguay. The stadium is also well known to Brazilians. In 2021, Athletico-PR e Red Bull Bragantino made the final of the South American, with the victory of Paraná. In the same year, just a week later, Palmeiras beat the Flamengo in the Libertadores decision.

Source: Gazetaesportiva


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