Kenyan Premier League

The Kenyan Premier League ( KPL) is the highest division in the Kenyan men's soccer and has been held since 1963.

In the KPL clubs in each round-trip games compete against each other club. Here, the championship and participation in the KPL Top 8 as well as the CAF Champions League is played. The last two teams get into the second league, the FKL Nationwide Division One, from.

The Gor Mahia FC most successful club having won 13 championships.


A championship year is divided into a round-trip round with 15 games. The first round will be played from February to May and the second half, after a month break from July to November. During this season, the 16 clubs in the KPL meet twice in succession; once each in their own stadium and once at the stadium of the opponent.

The team that finishes the championship year on the first place, is master of the Kenyan Premier League. The last two teams will be relegated to the FKL Nationwide Division One, and their two top-ranked teams rise directly to the KPL. At the same time, participants will be determined on the African club competitions. About the CAF - five-year rating is determined to participate as many clubs from which National Federation of the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup. Due to the current placement of Kenya in the five-year summary of Champions at the CAF Champions League participates.

After each game, the winning team receives 3 points and defeated 0 points, a draw each team will receive 1 point. The points awarded are added together to give a season so for every match a current ranking of the clubs.


The League was first held in April 1963, the name Kenya National Football League. With ten participating teams were Luo Union, United Maragoli, Marama, Nairobi Heroes, Bunyore, Kakamega, Samia Union (all Nairobi ), Liverpool (now Mwenge ) and Feisal FC (both Coast ) and Nakuru AllStars ( Rift Valley). Between 1973 and 1997 she was named Super League; since 1998 it has its present name: Kenyan Premier League.


With eight clubs Nairobi is half the teams of the season in 2014.

  • AFC Leopards
  • Bandari
  • Chemelil Sugar
  • Gor Mahia
  • Kenya Commercial Bank FC
  • Kenya Revenue Authority FC
  • Mathare United
  • Muhoroni Youth
  • Nairobi City Stars
  • Sofapaka FC
  • Thika United
  • Tusker FC
  • Ulinzi Stars
  • Western Stima

The master of KPL


Since many clubs in the KPL from Nairobi and five stages were not allowed at the beginning of the 2014 season for the operation of gambling, has not every club his home stadium, but plays in one of the currently available stages. The clubs are registered in each stadium 's preferred.