Winners of the 33rd edition of the AFCON 2021 which ended on Sunday in Cameroon, the Teranga Lions of Senegal received big prizes from President Macky Sall.
Welcomed as heroes on Monday in Dakar, the Teranga Lions were received on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, by President Macky Sall who, initially, decorated the players and members of the Senegalese delegation.
Then, the Senegalese head of state offered money and land to the players and members of the delegation as a reward for their coronation.
“As a token of gratitude and on behalf of the nation, the players and other members of the official delegation will each receive a special bonus of 50 million CFA francs (About 87,000 USD) and a 200 m2 plot of land in Dakar. In addition, they will also each receive a plot of 500 m2 in the first arrondissement of the new city of Diamniadio to form the city of the den in memory of this first AFCON coronation, ”the Head of State Macky Sall promised.