StarTimes end broadcast partnership with FKF

Football Kenya Federation President Nick Mwendwa (left) exchanges documents with StarTimes CEO Hansong Wang during the unveiling of StarTimes as official broadcast sponsors of FKF Premier League at Safari Park Hotel on November 26, 2020.

Photo credit: Sila Kiplagat | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The decision comes only three months after Nigerian gaming firm BetKing terminated its sponsorship of the top tier league worth Sh1.2 billion which was supposed to run for the next five years.
  • BetKing also terminated its sponsorship of the FKF Division One League which was also to run for five years and was worth Sh100 million. 
  • Under the sponsorship, each of the 32 Division One clubs from Zone A and Zone B will be entitled to at least Sh500,000.

Chinese firm StarTimes on Thursday announced it had terminated its broadcast partnership deal with Football Kenya Federation.


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