Football Kenya Federation has signed a sponsorship deal with Nigeria-based betting firm Betking.
The deal valued at Sh 1.2 billion will hit the ground running from September and will run for the next five years where each club will pocket at least Sh8 million per year.
While revealing the details of the pact at Kandanda House, FKF President Nick Mwendwa also announced and end to KPL’s reign as the organisers of the national championship whose name is still being debated, between FKFPL or BPL.
Mwendwa, who is projecting for a start to new season in October, added plans are underway to source for a company or board — to be approved by clubs — and whose secretariat will be at Kasarani to replace KPL in running the top flight.
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