Following Supersport drop out, two Kenyan TV stations declared their desire to secure the rights for SportPesa Premier League match.The diffusion right of the game dubbed Mashemeji Derby went to US$ 9700. The final decision is to be made by the Football Kenya Federation.
The bidding started just after the drop out of SuperSport, the South African Pay TV company Meanwhile, the withdrawal of Supersport has handed KPL with an opportunity to repackage the league rights “in a better way.”
“You know in the past we sold everything to Supersport which hindered our growth in a way. For now, we are looking to have some games streamed online, others can be watched on mobile phone, some can be on Free to Air TVs like the arrangement we now have with K24, the rest will be given to Pay-TVs”, said KPL’s chief executive Jack Oguda