The Confederation of African Football (Caf) launched the Africa Super League at its general assembly in Tanzania on Wednesday.
The new competition is set to begin in the 2023-24 season, with prize money totalling $100 million.
“The CAF Executive Committee (“EXCO”) took a decision to launch the CAF Africa Super League in August 2022. This League will officially kick-off in August 2023,” a Caf statement said.
“We announced on 3 July 2022 that the total prize money of the CAF Africa Super League will be USD 100 million, with the winner receiving USD 11.5 million.”
The winners and participants of the league will receive significant prize money, while all 54 CAF Member Associations, including ZIFA, will receive significant solidarity payments for football development.
The format and teams for the Super League were not revealed, and the CAF president Patrice Motsepe did not reveal the tournament’s sponsors.