After Mamelodi Sundowns lifted the Carling Black Label Cup, the DStv Premiership champions also banked three million in prize money.

Masandawana dominated the tournament on Saturday, first sending AmaZulu 3-0 packing in the semi-final before hammering 10-man Orlando Pirates 4-0 in the final after Tapelo Xoki was sent off with the a red card.

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As a consequence, Sundowns bagged R2 million in prize money for winning the final, in addition to the R2 million they had already received for making the semi-finals, as PSL chairman Irvin Khoza had confirmed ahead of the tournament.

However, Sundowns’ R2 million final prize money will be split, as R500,000 went to a fan and another R500,000 to charity. Hence Masandawana received a R1 million cheque for winning the final.

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So overall, Sundowns banked R3 million from Carling Black Label, while Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates and AmaZulu all received R2 million for making the semi-finals.

The other 12 DStv Premiership sides all got R100,000 for “throwing their names in the hat”.


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