Kibera | Nairobi | Kenya
A success story in the famous slum of Kibera.
Kibera Black Stars Football Club is located in the famous slum of Kibera in Nairobi. It was initiated in 1987. It was formally registered as a sport association in 1998. Initially, it was a team which only participated in local tournaments during school holidays so as to keep the youth busy during the vacation period… At the end of 2014, the Black Stars topped their group in the Nairobi Provincial League, the highest level in Nairobi County for the 1st time of the history of the club.
A winning team, a role model, the pride of a slum
Kibera Black Stars Football Club is now the only team of the slum of Kibera to play in Nationwide level.
Our players were champions of the National 2 and were promoted to the National Division 1 at the end of 2015 season.The success was here again that year: 1st place and promotion into the National Super League = second tier at the end of 2016. 3 promotions in 3 years = a great record in Kenya.
The Slum Soka
5 teams from U10 to U17, boys and girls.
The youth teams regularly train and take part in football local competitions.
Also, many activities are organised outside the field around education, culture and arts. The funds raised from the membership cards are used for the development of youth in priority.
The youth teams are composed with more than 100 kids, girls and boys aged 6 to 17. They don’t do only football but they also take part in various activities outside the field, around education, culture and arts.