An Evening with — Francis Benali MBE — Hosted by Presenter — Kenzie Benali…

Kenzie is regularly spotted presenting online content for Premier League football clubs Arsenal and Southampton, and working in children’s television with appearances on the likes of Nickelodeon and CBBC.

Presenter — Kenzie Benali

We are excited to announce the event host for an “Evening with Southampton Football Legend”Francis Benali MBE on Saturday, June 25th 2022 at Medina Theatre, Isle of Wight hosted by presenter Kenzie Benali…

About Kenzie:

Kenzie Benali is one of the UK’s most exciting emerging talents. As well as being a television presenter, event host and blogger, Kenzie is a trained journalist, with a First Class Honours Degree in multi-media journalism.

Having presented at some of the biggest competitions in both English and European football, Kenzie is at ease in front of audiences numbering in the tens of thousands...

Kenzie can also regularly be spotted presenting online content for Premier League football clubs Arsenal and Southampton, and working in children’s television has seen Kenzie appear on the likes of Nickelodeon and CBBC.

In conjunction with her broadcasting talent, Kenzie is best known for her ‘sunshiney’ outlook on life, her infectious work-with-a-smile attitude and her bubbly nature, all of which makes her a joy to work with.

Away from her career, Kenzie’s journalistic flair prompted her to create her blog. It is here that she shares her passion for baking, travel, fitness and so much more.

Presenter — Kenzie Benali

Presenting career:

Having come from a sporting background, Kenzie’s presenting career started in 2015 when, at just 19 years old, she was named the new matchday presenter for Premier League Football Club, Southampton.

Still fronting their media output to date, she is a talent trusted with high-pressure situations in front of live audiences numbering in the tens of thousands…

In addition to her role for the Saints, the 2018/19 Premier League campaign saw Kenzie start her presenting role at Arsenal Football Club as one of the faces of the new Arsenal Nation Live show.

Here, she can regularly be spotted analysing Gunner’s performances with various studio guests and responding live to social media comments from fans.

Her enthusiastic ability on camera and outstanding fan engagement has landed Kenzie the role as the stadium presenter at a range of major Wembley events, from the EFL Cup Final to the FA Cup Semi-Final.

What Others Say:

“Kenzie fearlessly entered into an established production and quickly became one of the team.

Her enthusiasm and warmth allowed her to build an immediate rapport with players, managers, and fans alike. She was highly adaptable in a pressured shoot environment and able to jump between scripted links and improvised reporting seamlessly. She has all the makings of a great Sports Presenter.”

Adam Parker, series producer, NICK KICKS — SkySports/Nickelodeon

Away from football:

Kenzie has worked for children’s television giants Nickelodeon and CBBC which has seen her cover the likes of the League 1 play-off semi-finals for Nickelodeon’s, ‘Nick Kicks,’ and worked on the famous Match Of The Day Kickabout programme, a firm favourite for young football fans.

Away from football, Kenzie has presented live from The Copper Box Arena for the Vitality Netball Superleague Grand Final and worked for Channel 4 as an undercover presenter for an exciting reality series.

Kenzie is also an outstanding live host and regularly presents corporate events and awards. She has hosted various events across the country; ranging from the Southampton Boat Show Ladies Day and the Thorpe Park Half Marathon to hosting an Instagram live takeover for the Premier League for all 16 million of their followers to see.

Her always-happy disposition is contagious, making her an obvious choice to work with across all things sport and entertainment. She always works with a smile and never gives less than 110%…

An Evening with Francis Benali MBE — Hosted by Presenter — Kenzie Benali

The Event:

Time & Location:

Saturday, June 25th 2022 from 6:15 PM — 10:30 PM

Medina Theatre, Fairlee Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2EW.

About the event:

This exclusive show will feature a LIVE & UNSCRIPTED interview from the Southampton Legend about his career in football, followed by a SPECIAL AUDIENCE Q&A.

Francis Benali will take to the stage to give you real-life insight into behind the scenes of his career, and his contribution to charity, including the Saints Foundation and Cancer Research UK.

We look forward to welcoming you to ‘’An Evening with Francis Benali MBE” Southampton FC legend — hosted by presenter Kenzie Benali. Get your tickets quick before they GO!

By Pete Moore & Rebecca Gregory — for Seamless Entertainment.



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Peter Moore

Peter Moore

Peter has lived in New York, Los Angeles and London working in the music, film and TV industries for over three decades helping creators realize their vision.