Kenya - List of Foundation Dates


1906        Mombasa FC
1937        Tusker FC Nairobi                [founded as Kenya Breweries]  
1940        Feisal FC Mombasa                [disbanded] 
1950        Nairobi Heroes SC                [dissolved 1968]
1957        Reunion FC Nairobi               [founded as Luo Union; temporarily known as Re-Union] 
1960        Cargo FC Mombasa                 [founded as LASCO FC; merged 1985 with
                                              Kenya Ports Authority FC to Bandari FC]
1961        Nakuru All-Stars
1964 Mar 12 AFC Leopards Nairobi             [founded as Abaluhya FC (merger of Marama FC,
                                              Samia United, Bunyore FC, Kisa FC, Tiriki FC,
                                              Bukusu Brotherhood, Busamia FC, Lurambi FC,
                                              Butsotso FC, Bushibungo FC and Eshirotsa FC)]
1964        Kakamega Black Stars FC
1968 Feb 17 GOR Mahia Nairobi                [merger of Luo United and Luo Sports Club;
                                              GOR = Gulf Olympic Rangers]
            Chemelil Sugar FC Nyando 
1970        Compel FC Webuye                 [founded as Panpaper FC]                   
1973 Apr  6 Vihiga FC
     Apr  9 Nairobi City Council FC
     Jun 21 Kisumu Telekom                   [founded as Post Office Kisumu; disbanded 2006]
     Jun 21 Abeingo FC Nakuru                [disbanded]
1977        Dandora All Stars FC
            Mumias Sugar FC                  [disbanded 2007] 
1980        Posta Rangers Nairobi
            Red Berets FC Nakuru             [played 1980-2007 in Nairobi]
            Shabana FC Kisii
1982        Mbotela Kamaliza FC
            SoNy Sugar FC Awendo
            Nzoia Sugar FC Bungoma
1985        Bandari FC Mombasa               [merger of Cargo FC and Kenya Ports Authority FC] 
            Volcano United FC Nairobi        [disbanded 1988]
1986        Kangemi United FC Nairobi        [founded as MVOA Sportiff]          
1987        Meru Bombers FC
1989        Agrochemical FC Muhoroni
1993        Kenya Commercial Bank FC Nairobi [founded as Umbrella of KCB SC]
1994        Mathare United FC Nairobi
            Vegpro FC Naivasha               [founded as Sher Agencies FC; temporarily known as Sher Karuturi FC]    
1995        Meru Bombers FC                  [founded as Mafuko Bombers FC; disbanded 2003] 
            Utalii FC Ruaraka Nairobi        [disbanded 2005]
            Oserian Fastac FC Naivasha
            Ulinzi Stars FC Nakuru           [played 1995-2003 in Thika] 
1996 Aug 23 Bumala FC
     Aug 23 Busia Young Rovers FC
     Aug 23 Nambale FC
     Aug 23 Bukoma United FC   
     Aug 23 Mudembi Golden Stars     
     Aug 23 Chebwai FC (Kakamega)
     Aug 27 Mumias Town Council FC 
1997 Jan 15 Sameta Tigers FC
     Jan 21 Igoma Tigers FC
     Jan 21 Borangi Kings FC
     Jan 21 Nyamuya Strikers FC (Nairobi)
     Apr 28 KCC Busia FC
     Jul 30 NSSF FC (Nairobi)             [National Social Security Fund]
            Western Stima FC Kakamega
            Rueben United FC Mukuru
1998        Coast Stars FC Mombasa
1999        Kasarani Red Eagles
     Dec    Thika United FC               [founded as Beirut FC] 
2000        Mahakama FC Nairobi
            FC Kariobangi Sharks
2001        Mathare Youth FC Nairobi      [disbanded 2012]
2002        Kangemi Patriots FC Nairobi
            Nyati FC Nairobi
2003        Leviticus FC Kangemi Nairobi
            Muhoroni Youth FC  
            Nairobi City Stars            [founded as Hope FC]
2004        AC Nakuru                     [founded as Oserian Fastac FC]  
            Sofapaka FC Nairobi           [SOte kama FAmilia kwa PAmoja Kuafikia Azimio]  
2006        Ligi Ndogo SC Nairobi
            St Joseph FC Nakuru                                 
            Ushuru FC Nairobi             [founded as Kenya Revenue Authority FC]  
            Mount Kenya United FC Nairobi [founded as Nakumatt FC]
2007        West Kenya Sugar FC Kakamega  [founded as Kabrass United FC]   
2009        Nairobi City Stars
     Dec  ? Sunrise FC (Nairobi)
            Zoo Kericho FC  
            Congo United FC Mombasa      [disbanded 2011] 
2010        Kakamega Home Boyz FC
2011        Equity Bank FC Nairobi
            Wazito FC Nairobi 
2012 Jul 19 FC Talanta Nairobi     
            Tandora Ohangla FC
2013        Naivas FC Nairobi
            Tandaza FC Nairobi 
2014        Vihiga United FC 



Women Club Foundation Dates

1999        Sunderland Samba AFC Nairobi
2002        Mathare United Women FC Nairobi
            Kibera Girls Soccer Academy Nairobi
2008        Kayole Starlets FC Nairobi
2009        Thika Queens FC
2013        Limuru Starlets FC
            Mrembo FC Nairobi
            Acakoro Football Academy Nairobi
2015        Royal Starlets FC Kitale
2017        Gusii Starlets FC Kisii 
 

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