Al Hilal’s financial profits after winning the AFC Champions League


date of publication:
November 24, 2021 11:42 GMT

Update date: November 24, 2021 12:35 GMT

Press reports revealed the huge financial profits that Al Hilal Saudi Club will reap after winning the AFC Champions League title for the 2021 season.

The Saudi Al Hilal crowned the AFC Champions League for the fourth time in its history, after beating its South Korean counterpart, Pohang Steelers, with two goals without a response, on Tuesday, in a match hosted by the “King Fahd International Stadium” in the capital, Riyadh.

And the Saudi newspaper, Al-Eqtisadiah, published a report in which it said that Al Hilal will not be satisfied with achieving four million dollars “15 million riyals” after winning the AFC Champions League title, as the champion will also guarantee, at least one million dollars, “3.75 million riyals” as a price for his qualification for the World Cup finals. For clubs 2022 in Abu Dhabi, in addition to what he obtained in the group and final rounds, “945,000 dollars for Al Hilal.

And the crescent will be obtained; The champion of the current version will receive four million dollars, “15 million riyals,” while the runner-up will receive two million dollars, “7.5 million riyals.”

And entered the treasury of Al Hilal and Pohang until the semi-finals, amounting to 22.1 million riyals, after the first qualified after his victory over Al-Nasr 2-1 in the semi-finals, and the other after he overcame his compatriot Ulsan Hyundai on penalty kicks 5/4, where the original and additional runs ended 1/ 1.

The AFC confirmed that the sums of each club will be deposited in its approved bank account immediately after the end of each round, as long as it is committed to the instructions of the tournament, while financial penalties will be settled in the event of any disciplinary decision against any participating club.

The team qualified for the next Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi will receive one million dollars once its participation, which increases to 1.5 in the event of achieving fifth place, two million dollars in the event of achieving fourth place, 2.5 million in the event of achieving third place, four million in the event of achieving second place, and five Millions in the event of achieving first place.

It is noteworthy that this title is the fourth for the “leader” after Mawasem (1991, 2000, 2019), while he finished as a runner-up in Mawasem.

Al-Hilal entered its eighth final with high confidence and steadfastness, and was able to score a goal; He is the fastest in the history of the competition, when Nasser Al-Dosari snatched a ball in the middle of the opponent’s court, then ran with it and shot to the left of the Korean goalkeeper, announcing the progress of the blue team after only 16 seconds.

The early goal confused Pohang’s calculations, and made him succumb under the pressure of Al-Hilal, who almost added a second goal from a direct free kick by Brazilian Matthew Pereira, but it went slightly past the goalkeeper Lee Jun’s goal.

With the passage of the first ten minutes of the match, Pohang regained a little of his balance, and threatened Al Hilal’s goal with a very dangerous ball in the 11th minute, goalkeeper Abdullah Al-Mayouf brilliance in her response.

The minutes of the first half continued, with a great advantage for Al Hilal, whose attacking format decreased before the break, but remained the best party through the quick and dangerous moves of Moussa Mariga and Gomez.

At the beginning of the second half, Pohang showed some desire to score, but Al Hilal returned to control the game, and scored a second goal, signed by Mariga, who took advantage of a decisive pass from Gomez, before confidently confronting the goalkeeper and shooting in the net at the 63rd minute.

After the second goal, Pohang rushed all his lines towards the attack, hoping to remedy the situation, which allowed Al Hilal to create more than one dangerous attempt, through the rebounds that posed a great danger in front of the Korean goal.


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