Comedy group, Propesa have scooped a Range Rover Overfinch after winning a bet in a friendly duel with Sportspesa CEO Ronald Karauri in the match between Gor Mahia and Hull City.
Karauri had bet his Range Rover Overfich on Gor emerging the winners, Propesa put a bet on the contrary. The match ended 0:0 but Hull City won 4:3 in post-match penalties. Though bets operate for the 90 minute duration, Karauri has nevertheless kept his worth.
The group inspected the limousine, valued at about Ksh 25 million, at the Sportspesa offices on Monday. It said the official handover will take place later in the week. Had he won, Propesa were ready to reward Karauri with a modest company Probox car.
The Propesa trio are famed for the viral “Hallo William’” video clips in which they comically bring various issues to the “attention” of Deputy President William Ruto.
” Saa hii tuko hapa, gari ndio hio, picha ndio hio! Mafuta sasa ndio itakuwa shida. Lakini kama william akikubali kununua ni sawa. The official unveiling is later in the week,” the group tweeted.
Sportspesa, which sponsors both Gor Mahia and Hully City, were behind the English championship side’s visit to the country.
— SportPesa (@SportPesa) May 13, 2018
However, despite losing the Range Rover, Karauri will have no regrets given his impressive car collection that includes a Mercedes-Maybach S600 Sedan, similar to one of the Kenyan presidential rides, high-power motorbike and a few other expensive toys.
His Merc and Range Rover are nicknamed Ace 777 and 888, respectively. In a one on one interview, he explained that the unique number plates on his represent Boeing 777 and 888 aircraft he used to associate with while working at Kenya Airways as a captain. He will certainly replace the Boeing 777.
– Additional reporting by Cavin Odhiambo.