KPL sponsor unveils new-look 12kg trophy

KPL sponsor unveils new-look 12kg trophy

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New Look Sportspesa Premier League Trophy.
New Look Sportspesa Premier League Trophy.

Kenya Premier League title sponsors Sportpesa has unveiled a new look trophy that will be presented to the 2015 Champions Gor Mahia during a ceremony set for Sunday at Nyayo National Stadium.

Gor Mahia will be presented the trophy after successfully won the league title three consecutive times.

The trophy imported from Italy measures 90 cm in height,60cm in width and is made of brass and coated with silver.

“Gor will rightly keep the old trophy forever, and the handover of the new one will be jointly conducted by Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga,” said KPL C.E.O Jack Oguda.

Security and handing over

Oguda however, faulted the way the previous 2 trophies have been presented to Gor Mahia as fans invaded the pitch cutting short the ceremony.

He confirmed that plans are underway to make sure players get enough time with the trophy before fans can have a touch on it.

“We had a planning meeting with the league sponsors and Gor Mahia officials on Wednesday, and it was agreed that there needs to be a proper event where the players can get to have their time with the trophy,” said Oguda.

Gor Mahia 1st vice Chairman John Pesa said proper security measures will be in place during the match.

Tickets for sale.

Tickets for the match will be sold on match day beginning 7 am at City Centre and the gates will be open from 10 am.