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28-year-old Kenyan man wins $2 million football jackpot

28-year-old Kenyan man wins $2 million football jackpot


28-year-old Samuel Abisai has won 221 Kenyan Shillings ($2 million USD) after perfectly predicting scores of 17 matches last weekend in a football betting jackpot.

This is one of the biggest wins in Africa and for Kenyaโ€™s largest online sports betting service SportPesa.

Samuel Abisai was picked up in a white limousine together with his friends and brother from his home in Roysambu, which is approximately 12 kilometers from the Nairobi central business district.

He was chauffeur-driven with an escort of commercial motorbike riders (Boda Boda) leading him to a restaurant for a cheque presentation ceremony.

Another winner, 24-year-old Ahmed Ali, who took home 41 million Kenyan Shillings ($397,865 USD) for predicting 16 out of 17 matches, was also chauffeur-driven in a customized Land Rover Luxury SUV to the cheque presentation ceremony.

The two winners said in Swahili that they will first support their families, friends and community while they decide what to do with the chunk.

Two Kenyans won 62 million Kenyan Shillings ($601, 533 USD) in the same jackpot two months ago.

Photo Credit: SportPesa

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