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REVEALED: What 2020-21 FKF Premier League champions will pocket

The federation boss reveals to Objective what the champions for the 2020-21 season will pocket for lifting the brand new golden trophy

Soccer Kenya Federation (FKF) have confirmed the eventual winners for the 2020-21 FKF Premier League will pocket Ksh5million.

The federation President Nick Mwendwa has confirmed to Objective other than the successful crew pocketing the quantity, the opposite 17 groups within the league may even share amongst themselves an analogous quantity on the finish of the season.

“The winner of the FKF Premier League will take dwelling a cool Ksh5million plus a golden trophy,” Mwendwa instructed Objective on Sunday. The opposite groups participating in the identical league will then share an analogous quantity amongst themselves, and this process was determined by the golf equipment.”

The 2020-21 marketing campaign would be the first below FKF after the federation refused to resume the contract of the Kenyan Premier League (KPL), who had managed the league on their behalf for the final decade.

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Below KPL, the winner of the league was pocketing Ksh4million, that means below FKF the brand new champions could have an additional Ksh1million.

“It was determined by the golf equipment, and never the federation,” Mwendwa continued. “We gave them [FKF Premier League golf equipment a free hand to give you the construction of meting out the prize they usually determined if the winner takes dwelling Ksh5million, then one other Ksh5million could be shared amongst the remaining golf equipment.

“It means Ksh10million shall be used in the direction of awarding the groups participating within the league.”

For the previous two seasons, Gor Mahia, who had gained the league, are but to obtain their prize cash from KPL, after title sponsors SportPesa withdrew help for the league.

Already FKF have shaped a Premier League Administration Committee (PMC), which is able to assist to run the top-flight and it is going to be chaired by KCB FC chairperson Azu Ogola alongside Dan Shikanda of AFC Leopards, Robert Maoga of Kariobangi SharksWestern Stima’s Laban Jobita, John Terry of Posta RangersSofapaka’s Elly Kalekwa and Dennis Gicheru of Wazito FC.

Regardless of the FKF setting November 28 because the date to kick off the brand new marketing campaign, the federal government is but to carry the ban on contact sports activities which incorporates soccer and rugby however Mwendwa is assured the league will kick-off as deliberate.

“The response from the Ministry of Sports activities could be very constructive. We now have been partaking them for some time now they usually don’t have any issues if we begin the league,” added Mwendwa.

“All they wished is to see was whether or not as a federation we’re capable of put all of the Covid-19 measures in place to keep away from the unfold of the virus and now we have given them the rules of what we plan to do for a clean resumption.”

Already 14 golf equipment have signed the enterprise with FKF to start out the league amongst them Kakamega Homeboyz, AFC Leopards, Bandari, Sofapaka, Western Stima, Bidco United, Nairobi Metropolis Stars, KCB, Nzoia Sugar, Kariobangi Sharks, Posta Rangers, Wazito, and Tusker.

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