By Obaloluwa Joshua, LAGOS

Enyimba will get a whopping $2.5m as participation fee for the African Football League (AFL).

The Nigeria Professional Football League champions will join seven other top teams for the inaugural edition of the competition in October.

The Aba giants are also set to go home with a staggering $11.5m if they win the competition, PNO SPORTS reports.

The AFL is a collaboration between the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Federation of International Football Association (FIFA).

Al Ahly, Esperance, Wydad Casablanca TP Mazembe, Mamelodi Sundowns, Simba and Petro Athletico are the other teams that will be participating in the competition.

The draw for the competition will take place in Cairo, Egypt on Saturday.