New African Football League starts – level 2
A new football league in Africa called the African Football League started in Tanzania.
The league features eight teams and it began with a match between Simba and Al Ahly. The two teams tied, and they’ll play again in Cairo. This league is a bit different from what FIFA president Gianni Infantino proposed in 2020. He suggested a 24-team tournament with a big 200 million-dollar prize. His idea was to keep top talent in Africa. But the actual league is a knockout competition. It will last 17 days, each participating team will get 1 million dollars and the winner will get 4 million dollars.
The league has only one sponsor, Visit Saudi, the tourism authority of Saudi Arabia.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
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