Olympiakos FC wins the Conference League and pockets 21.2 million euros

Olympiakos FC wins the Conference League and pockets 21.2 million euros
Olympiakos FC wins the Conference League and pockets 21.2 million euros

Olympiakos FC, victory on the field and in finances. The Greek team won the 2023-2024 Conference League yesterday, being its first European title. In addition to winning the trophy, The team coached by José Luís Mendilíbar has pocketed 21.2 million euros.

Just by qualifying for the European competition, Olympiakos has already earned almost three million eurosto which 1.3 million euros were added for their classification in the historical Uefa ranking and 2.6 million euros for the market pool.

The club also received 2.1 million euros as a results bonus and 700,000 euros for each of the victories in the group stage. Their jump to the round of 16 translated into an injection of 600,000 euros and an additional million euros for reaching the quarterfinals.

After beating Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü in the penalty shootout, The Greek club reached the semifinals, earning another two million euros. After that, he reached the final, which is why he earned three million euros more.

Olympiakos FC has earned five million euros more than the other finalist of the 2023-2024 Conference League

The total sum of prize money above rises to 16.2 million euros, which is the amount that ACF Fiorentina has pocketed in this edition of the Conference League. However, The champion has a bonus of five million euros morewhich brings the loot to over twenty million euros.

Olympiakos FC is a football club from the city of Piraeus, in Greece.. It was founded in 1925 and plays its home matches at the Georgios Karaiskakis stadium, with a capacity for 33,334 spectators. Yesterday’s Conference League trophy joins the 47 Greek leagues, the 28 Greek Cups and the four Greek Super Cups.

This edition of the Conference League began with controversy between CA Osasuna and Uefa. After sanctioning the Spanish club without participating in the European competition due to match-fixing in the 2013-2014 season in which former directors of the Navarrese team were involved, The body chaired by Aleksander Ceferin rectified and allowed CA Osasuna to play the tournament.

The body considered that, given that the Navarrese club had not qualified to compete in any competition in Europe since then, ten years later he had to be punished. At that time, Athletic Bilbao was the one who took over CA Osasuna’s European place in the Conference League.

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