FKF, BetKing Kenya Terminate KSh 1.2 Billion Sponsorship Deal

FKF said they have reached a mutual agreement with the Nigerian-owned firm, under the Entertainment Network Group Kenya Limited to terminate sponsorship contracts for the BetKing Premier League and BetKing Division One League.

Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards during a past derby. PHOTO - AFC Leopards

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has ended its partnership with Nigerian-based betting firm Betking.

The KSh 1.2 billion was a five-year sponsorship deal signed mid-2020.

The two said they had reached a mutual agreement to terminate sponsorship contracts for the BetKing Premier League (BKPL) and BetKing Division One League.

“FKF and Betking will explore other ways in which we can collaborate in the future. Unreservedly, FKF confirms that the support received from Betking has played a crucial part in fostering the growth of the local football game,” said the federation,” the joint statement read in part. 

“Despite the mutual agreement to now terminate this partnership, FKF appreciates BetKing’s support and partnership over the past season.”

BetKing said they were still committed to participating in the growth of Kenya’s sporting talents, particularly at the grassroots levels through solid and long-term partnerships.