Sharks FC

The Sharks FC is a football club based in Nigeria, based in Port Harcourt, and playing in the Nigerian Premier League, the top division of the country.


The club was founded in 1972 and emerged from the Portharcourt Red Devils. He is one of the founding members of the Nigerian professional league in 1990. He represents the Rivers State and is also wholly owned by the Government of the State, as it is funded by it. In 1996, she would have become champion, after an altercation with the Nigeria Football Association NFA the title was them but not granted. 1998 and 1999 the club was excluded from the championship, because it applies to a court dispute with the NFA was getting. In the last season 2009/10 they finished 16th place and were able to avoid relegation by just one point. In season, they also spent three coaches since they were settled from the beginning in the lower table space.

His plays are borne by the club from the Sharks Stadium (10,000 seats), with the expected larger number of visitors they play in the Liberation Stadium ( 25,000 seats).


  • Nigerian FA Cup Runners-up:

1979, 2003, 2009

  • WAFU Club Cup ( UFOA Cup) Finalist:


Fan club

The fan club has over three thousand members across Nigeria. The fans are in Nigeria known for her non-stop drumming, dancing and singing.

Well-known former players

  • Adokiye Amiesimaka
  • Jossy Dombraye
  • Finidi George
  • Hamilton Green
  • Isaac Loute
  • Benjamin Nzeakor
  • Richard Owubokiri
  • Rowland Orute
  • Martin Owolo
  • Taribo West