Copa Centenario 2016 Prize Money CONMEBO (South American football) has increased the total prize money for 2016 edition as they sold the tournament TV rights to some of the big sports network of the USA such as FoxSports (English) and Univision (Spanish) Because of this massive TV rights deals, CONMEBO increased the total prize money from $10m to $18 million for COPA America Centenario 2016.
The winners of 2016 COPA America Centenario will get $5 million, Runners-up will get $4m, third place playoff winners $3m and the fourth placed team $2million while every participating team will get $250,000 awarded as a bonus. Below is the complete details about COPA America Centenario 2016 prize money.
2016 Copa America will see $250,000 awarded to every team as participating bonus while the winners will get $5 million, Runners-up $4m, third place playoff winners $3m and fourth placed team $2m.
Last year’s 2015 edition saw $10 million distributed among 12 teams with Chile the eventual winners taking home $4 million while the runners up Argentina pocketed $3 million followed by $2 million for third placed team Peru and $1 million for fourth placed Paraguay.
|Participation Fee||$250,000||A participation fee of $250,000 will be awarded to each of the 16 teams|
|Fourth Place||$2 million||Losing team in the third place playoff will get $2m|
|3rd Place Playoff Winners||$3 million||Winners of third place playoff winner will pocket $3m.|
|Runners-up||$4 million||Losing finalists will pocket $4m|
|Winners||$5 million||Eventual Champions will pocket $5 million|
Total prize money of COPA America Centenario 2016 was $10 million. Chile got $4 million as the winner of last year while the runners-up Argentina earned $3 million followed by $2 million for third placed team Peru and $1 million for fourth-placed Paraguay. The tournament is only ceremonial and the winner of this tournament will not receive an invitation to the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup as Chile have already qualified by winning the 2015 Copa América.
The Copa América Centenario, referred to in English as the 2016 Centennial Copa America, is a scheduled international men’s association football tournament due to be held in the United States in 2016. The competition is a celebration of the centenary of CONMEBOL and the Copa América, and is to be the first Copa America hosted outside of South America.
The tournament, 100 years in the making, which will be the 45th edition of Copa América since its inception in 1916, will be held as part of an agreement between CONMEBOL (the South American football confederation) and CONCACAF (the football confederation for North and Central America and the Caribbean) as a special edition between the usual four-year cycle, and will feature an expanded field of 16 teams (an increase from the usual 12), with all ten teams from CONMEBOL and six teams from CONCACAF.
The tournament is purely ceremonial; the winner of this tournament will not receive an invitation to the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, as Chile have already qualified by winning the 2015 Copa America