The prize pot for the Copa Libertadores will greater than double subsequent 12 months, CONMEBOL mentioned on Monday, however the continental championship will nonetheless path a great distance behind its European counterpart, the UEFA Champions League.
Golf equipment competing in South America’s premier membership competitors will share $161.9 million in 2019, up 56 % from $103.85m this 12 months, with the champions anticipated to financial institution at least $20.four million, CONMEBOL president Alejandro Dominguez mentioned.
“Our administration is retaining its promise to generate extra worth for South American soccer and reinvesting it in improvement,” Dominguez mentioned at the draw for the 2019 match in Paraguay.
By comparability, UEFA will distribute €1.94 billion to the golf equipment that certified for the Champions League group stage in 2018-19.
This season’s Copa Libertadores led to turmoil in late November after riotous scenes exterior the second leg of the all-Argentine closing between River Plate and Boca Juniors compelled the match to be postponed.
The match finally occurred in Madrid two weeks later with River beating their arch rivals Three-1 to raise the title for the fourth time.
The holders have been drawn in a bunch alongside Internacional (Brazil), Alianza Lima (Peru), and one other qualifier when the draw was made for the 2019 match on Monday.
Boca play Atletico Paranaense (Brazil), Jorge Wilstermann (Bolivia), and Colombian aspect Tolima.
Some 47 groups will participate within the competitors, which kicks off on Jan. 22 and ends in Santiago on Nov. 23.
This 12 months marks the primary time in historical past that the ultimate will happen in a one-off match at a impartial venue.