Football Kenya Federation (FKF) president Nick Mwendwa has unveiled a three-year radio deal that will see all FKFPL (Premier League) matches broadcast on Milele FM.
The Swahili radio station will join other Mediamax owned sister stations in exclusively broadcasting Kenya’s top flight beginning next season.
In the first season, the company will part with Ksh 10million for the rights, the second season Ksh11 million and third season Ksh13 million.
Nick Mwendwa through a post on Twitter hailed the deal as a first in the history of the league.
@vincentvoiyoh @MikeOkinyi @Oleteya majamaa nimerudi….First Ever Radio partner of the FKF Premier League. Mediamax Milele FM and sister stations. 3 seasons Deal 10M, 11M, 13M. Starting this season to 2023. One more step, One more partner. Let's do this !
— Nick Mwendwa (@Nmwendwa) October 8, 2020
“Majamaa nimerudi (I am back). First Ever Radio partner of the FKF Premier League. Mediamax Milele FM and sister stations. 3 seasons Deal 10M, 11M, 13M. Starting this season to 2023.” he tweeted.
FKFPL already secured a title sponsor in gaming firm Betking and a television broadcast partner in Chinese pay television giants StarTimes.
The 18-team league is expected to begin in November for the 2020-21 season.
FKF Premier League giants AFC Leopards on Tuesday, October 6 signed a preseason partnership deal with Galana Oil Kenya Limited.
Ingwe, as the 12-time league champions are nicknamed, are gearing up for preseason ahead of football resumption tentatively in November.
The club made the announcement without giving figures involved.
“AFC Leopards has today partnered with Galana Oil Kenya Limited to co-sponsor our pre-season training in preparation for the coming season.
Galana Oil Kenya Limited operates Delta Service stations across the country and is the sole distributor of ENOC Lubricants in Kenya,” the statement read.