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A.F.C. Leopards

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Nickname(s)  Ingwe (The Leopards)
Chairman  Allan Kasavuli
Arena/Stadium  Nyayo National Stadium
Founded  12 March 1964
Ground Capacity  30,000
Head coach  Ivan Minnaert
Location  Nairobi, Kenya
League  Kenyan Premier League
A.F.C. Leopards httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediaen993AFC
Full name  All Footballers' Confederation Leopards Sports Club
Ground  Nyayo National Stadium Nairobi, Kenya (AFC Leopards use several stadiums for home games)
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All Footballers' Confederation Leopards Sports Club, officially abbreviated as AFC Leopards and commonly known as simply AFC, Leopards or Ingwe (Luhya for Leopards), is a Kenyan association football club based in Nairobi. It currently competes in the Kenyan Premier League, the top tier of the Kenyan football league system, and was founded in 1964. With 13 top-flight league titles to their name, AFC Leopards is Kenya's second most successful club behind Gor Mahia (15 titles), with whom they regularly contest the Nairobi derby. The team currently plays its home games at the Nyayo National Stadium.

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History

AFC Leopards' standing as one of the most successful clubs in the region is underlined by the fact that it has won the Kenyan Premier League a record 13 times. AFC Leopards has also won the Kenya Cup 8 times, and the CECAFA Club Championship 5 times.

The club was formed in 1964 as Abaluhya Football Club when a number of small clubs amalgamated. In 2008 they played in the Nationwide League and won the title in their zone. They returned to the Kenyan Premier League for the 2009 season in which it also won the KFF Cup.

Honours

  • Kenya National Football League/Kenyan Super League/Kenyan Premier League: 13
  • 1966, 1967, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1998.
  • FKF President's Cup: 9
  • 1967, 1968 (as Abaluhya)
  • 1984, 1985, 1991, 1994, 2001, 2009, 2013
  • CECAFA Club Cup: 5
  • 1979 (as Abaluhya)
  • 1982, 1983, 1984, 1997.
  • African Cup of Champions Clubs/CAF Champions League

  • First round exits: 1971, 1972, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1987, 1993, 1999
  • Second round exits: 1989
  • Quarter-final exits: 1974, 1990
  • Semi-final exits: 1968
  • CAF Confederation Cup

  • Preliminary round exits: 2010
  • CAF Cup

  • Quarter-final exits: 1994, 1997
  • CAF Cup Winners' Cup

  • First round exits: 1992, 2002
  • Second round exits: 1986
  • Quarter-final exits: 1988
  • Semi-final exits: 1985
  • Current squad

    As of 15 March 2014

    Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

    Managers

  • Charles Gyamfi (1988–91)
  • Luc Eymael (2013)
  • Template:FlagicOn Jans Koop (2012)
  • Template:FlagicOn Stewart Hall (2016-to date)
  • References

    A.F.C. Leopards Wikipedia


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