FKF president discloses BetKing Kenya contract details to Premier League clubs

FKF president discloses BetKing Kenya contract details to Premier League clubs

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Football Kenya Federation president Nick Mwendwa has on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, disclosed the details of the BetKing Kenya FKF Premier League title sponsorship deal, to Premier League clubs.

Under the partnership, BetKing Kenya will disburse Payment to FKF as follows.

  1. USD 120,000 upon or within 7 days of the signing of this Agreement;
  2. USD 693,334 one month prior to the official kick-off of the season;
  3. USD 693,333 on or before the end of the third month of the season;
  4. USD 693,333 on or before the end of the sixth month of the season;

During the meeting held via video link, the president further reiterated the federation’s support to women football by committing to channel FKF’s license fee of KES 10 million, from the deal to the Women Premier League.

In an effort to maintain the independence of the league, the FKF president proposed the formation of a transitional Committee of five FKF Premier League chairmen.

Subsequently, the club chairmen settled on the following individuals to represent them and sit on the committee.

  1. Mr. Dan Shikanda – AFC Leopards FC
  2. Mr. Dan Aduda – Tusker FC
  3. Mr. Robert Maoga – Kariobangi Sharks FC
  4. Col Erick Oloo – Ulinzi Stars FC
  5. Mr Ken Ochieng – Zoo FC

The committee has been mandated with drafting proposals on how the FKF Premier League will be run post-KPL, including the possibility of clubs voting for an independent chairman to lead the new league body.

The meeting was attended by 17 FKF Premier league clubs that included Kakamega Homeboyz, Western Stima, KCB, Tusker, Mathare United, Ulinzi Stars, Kariobangi Sharks, Gor Mahia, Posta Rangers, AFC Leopards, Bandari, Zoo Kericho, Wazito, Nzoia Sugar, Bidco United, Nairobi City Stars and Kisumu All-Stars were represented in the meeting. Sofapaka was the only club that was absent.

Also Read: FKF announces BetKing Kenya as FKF Premier League title partner in KES 1.2 Billion 5-year deal


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