FIFA announces Confederations Cup prize money

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Associated Press

Posted on February 16, 2013 at 8:01 AM

Updated Saturday, Feb 16 at 8:03 AM

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA will pay $4.1 million in prize money to the Confederations Cup winner..

FIFA says $20 million in total prize money will be shared among eight teams playing in the World Cup warm-up event in Brazil from June 15-30. The prize fund was $17.6 million at the 2009 Confederations Cup in South Africa. There, Brazil got $3.75 million for winning.

FIFA says the beaten finalist will receive $3.6 million; the third-place team earns $3 million and the fourth-place team gets $2.5 million.

Four teams not advancing from the groups each make $1.7 million.

The lineup of continental champions is: Host Brazil, World Cup and European champion Spain, Euro 2012 runner-up Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, Tahiti and Uruguay.

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