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FKF Premier League clubs to receive Sh10mn annually in new grants


NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 30 – Premier League clubs are set to receive grants of Sh10mn annually after the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) signed a free to air TV contract with national broadcaster KBC.

The amount will come from the total broadcast kitty signed by the Federation with both KBC and Tanzanian firm Azam Media.

KBC has paid approximately 190 million shillings (SD1,250,000) for the free to air rights which will see them broadcast two matches per weekend on tb and across all their 14 radio stations.

The national broadcaster will pay 750,000 dollars for TV rights and a further 500,000 for radio rights.

The deal, according to Football Kenya Federation boss Nick mwendwa will also cater for payments for referees in the Premier League, National Super League and Women’s Premier League.

The contract was signed an unveiled on Thursday evening.

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