Shabana F.C.

background history of shabana fc, home ground, origin, competition, success

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Shabana F.C.

          Shabana Football Club commonly known simply as Shabana or sometimes Shabana Kisii, is a FKF PL club based in KISII, Kenya. The club was formed in 1980 by Kisii-based businessman Dogo Khan. They won the division title in 2014.They were promoted back to the FKF PL after winning the Zone B of the FKF Division 1.

 It had nearly collapsed in 2006 when a dispute over its relegation from the KPL They were set to play in nationwide league, the second level tier in Kenya, but refused to participate insisting they belong to the Premier League (who did not readmit them). As a result, the club did not participate any league in 2007.  The home stadium is Gusii Stadium. Official logo of Shabana FC

On 28 October 2018, Shabana was upgraded to Kenya's second largest league The NSL after defeating Mwatate on penalties the game that went full time 1–1 at Kasarani Stadium Nairobi. On 28 November 2018 Gilbert Selebwa was appointed head coach, assisted by Kanuli Rix Following the 2022/2023 NSL, Shabana emerged top of the League after edging out Kisumu All Stars on the final match of the season at a fully Packed Gusii Stadium earning them promotion to the Top tier League in Kenya, The Kenya premier League 2023/2024.Shabana FC - New -Look Gusii Stadium takes Shape. The... | Facebook 

Tore Bobe Chants filled the land of Omogusii following this win and promotion, witnessed by its founding Father Dogo Khan and Various leaders across the land.Shabana is the third community club, therefore, it is the third club in Kenya with most supporters after Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards.

Full name Shabana Football Club
Nickname(s) Crashers/Tore bobe
Founded 1982
Ground Gusii Stadium
Capacity 46,000
Owner Dogo Khan
Chairman KenyaJared Ombongi
Manager Sammy Okoth
League FKF Premier League

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