Kenyan football clubs slam “ill-timed” betting tax introduction

Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards claim 20% withholding tax will render clubs unable to operate as league struggles financially due to Covid-19

Two of Kenya’s largest football clubs have said the introduction of a 20% withholding tax on sports betting will render most of Kenyan football “unsustainable” and could threaten the long-term future of the Kenyan Football League. Releasing a joint statement, the chairmen of Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards decried the tax, which is set to…

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