The deal is meant to boost FKF’s financial muscle ahead of the remaining 2022 World Cup qualifiers. The partnership has been launched days after the Harambee Stars suffered a 5-0 defeat to Mali on Thursday.
The partnership, according to the federation, will cover the remainder of the World Cup qualifying campaign and started with the Stars’ away game in Agadir, Morocco against Mali.
The Football Kenya Federation has unveiled a new national team Harambee Stars partner, MozzartBet,” an FKF’s statement said.
The partnership will cover the remainder of the World Cup qualifying campaign and started with the Stars’ away game in Agadir, Morocco, against Mali.
As part of the deal, FKF will receive Ksh3 million from the leading online gaming firm to prepare the team for the remaining qualifiers against Mali, Rwanda, and Uganda.
MozzartBet general manager Sasa Krneta said it was time to work with the Harambee Stars after they had been involved with the lower leagues.
We believe in supporting Kenyan football. We have been working at the grassroots level, but we have always wanted to work with the national team and this is our time,” said Krneta.
The Harambee Stars face Mali on Sunday, October 9, 2021, at the Nyayo National Stadium starting at 4 pm, and thereafter Uganda and Rwanda in the final round of qualifiers in November.