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Brand New Kenya Premier League Trophy Arrives

Football Kenya Federation Premier League and sponsors Betking Company have together announced the arrival of a new look trophy for the winners from the 2020/2021 season onwards.

The Dubai made trophy with a property of 12 carat of gold with a height of 80 cm and 11kg in weight, is to replace the previous league trophy which was acquired by the previous title sponsor.

The trophy has cost the Betking Company in the region of USD 50,000 and will also be further worked on to add its base.

A statement released by Betking Premier League said the theme of the trophy represents the rich heritage and culture of Kenyan people.

“Magical Kenya is well known for a rich heritage and vibrant culture of the Maasai people, undoubtedly one of the most famous traditional cultures on earth and the big five animals that the big game hunters considered most hard and dangerous to hunt on foot in Africa; the lion, the leopard, the buffalo, the elephant and the Rhino,” said the statement.

“To fuse the word renowned Maasai culture , the memorable game viewing safari and the biggest global sport , football, FKF under the leadership of Nick Mwendwa commissioned making of the Betking Premier League trophy to be awarded to the Betking Premier League winners.

[perfectpullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]“The trophy depicts a Maasai holding a ball supported on its base by the big five wild animals and stands at 80cm and weighs 11kgs.”[/perfectpullquote]

The Football Kenya Federation(FKF) president Nick Mwendwa, while appearing on JKL Live, disclosed it took several months to design and approve the trophy.

Mwendwa recounted the level of competitiveness and the historical achievements achieved so far this season with seven more matches to go.

The new trophy will also be accompanied by an increase in price money with this year’s winner receiving an amount of Ksh5,000,000($50,000).

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