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Betika sponsors six golfers at the 2024 Magical Kenya Open

By Winnie Onyando February 23rd, 2024 2 min read

Betika the leading Kenyan sports betting firm, through Betika Na Community, it’s local talent funding arm, has announced sponsorship for six Kenyan golfers who are taking part at this year’s Magical Kenya Open Golf Championship – currently ongoing at the Muthaiga Golf Club.

As part of the sponsorship, Betika Na Community is supporting six pro golfers and six elite amateurs at the event. The sponsored pro golfers include Great Rift Valley Golt Resort’s Jastas Madoya, Vet Lab’s Mike Kisia, and Muthaiga’s Mutahi Kibugu; while John Lejirma, Isaac Makokha, and Josphat Rono are the elite amateurs being sponsored by the firm.

The move aligns with Betika’s strategy to partner with Kenyan sportspersons, teams, and institutions to support the growth and development of sports in the country.

“We are grateful to Betika for its sponsorship to attend the 2024 Kenya Open. This speaks to the brand’s continued commitment to the growth and development of sports in the country. We are pleased that Betika has continued to stand by us, even now, under tough economic times. Betika is passionate about the growth of sports in Kenya and sincere in its sponsorship,” said Isaac Makokha

Commenting on the sponsorship, Betika Managing Director, Mutua Mutava, said:

“We are thrilled to support these outstanding athletes as they prepare to compete on the international stage. Their talent, dedication, and passion for the sport exemplify the values we hold dear at Betika Na Community. We are confident that they will make Kenya proud and inspire future generations of golfers.

“We extend our best wishes to the golfers and look forward to supporting them in Muthaiga throughout the four days of golf action at this year’s event. Through their talent, dedication, and passion, they embody the essence of Kenyan sportsmanship and inspire us all to reach for greatness.”

The Magical Kenya Open presents a unique opportunity for Kenya to shine on the global stage, highlighting its natural beauty, hospitality, and sporting prowess. By sponsoring these six golfers, Betika Na Community not only invests in their individual success but also contributes to the promotion and growth of golf in Kenya.

The Magical Kenya Open is taking place from the 22nd – 25th of February at the iconic Muthaiga Golf Club in Nairobi. 144 golfers are teeing it up for a chance to claim top honors at the event which this year boasts a USD 2.5 million prize kitty. Thirteen golfers are representing Kenya – four elite amateurs and nine pro golfers.

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