Soccer Famous Soccer Players from Kenya

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List of the best soccer players from Kenya. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Kenya, along with photos when available. This list of best Kenyan soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Kenyan soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

This list is made up of many different players, including Patrick Oboya and David Gateri.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Kenyan footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Kenyan soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Kenya in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Kenyan soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.

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Curtis Osano is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Defender Curtis Osano is a Kenyan born English footballer who plays as a defender for Indian I-League side Bengaluru FC.

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McDonald Mariga is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Midfielder McDonald Mariga Wanyama is a Kenyan footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Serie A side Parma and the Kenya national team. Mariga made history as the first Kenyan footballer to play ...more

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Mo Oduor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Mo Oduor Midfielder Moffat "Mo" Oduor is a former Kenyan soccer player who previously played for Harrisburg City Islanders in the USL Second Division.

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Musa Otieno is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Musa Otieno Defender, Midfielder Musa Otieno is a Kenyan former soccer player.

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Taiwo Atieno is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Taiwo Atieno Forward Taiwo Leo Awuonda Atieno is an English-born Kenyan international footballer. He previously played in the Football League for Walsall, Rochdale, Chester City, Darlington, Torquay United and ...more

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Roger Verdi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Roger Verdi is a retired English professional footballer who spent his entire career in North America, making over 100 league appearances in the North American Soccer League.

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Lawrence Olum is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Lawrence Olum Defender, Midfielder Lawrence Olum is a Kenyan professional footballer who plays for Kedah FA in the Malaysia Premier League.

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Allan Wanga is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Forward Allan Wetende Wanga is a Kenyan footballer who currently plays for Al-Merreikh in the Sudanese Premier League as a striker. His dream of playing in the UEFA Europa League was not realised with ...more

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Victor Wanyama is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Midfielder Victor Mugubi Wanyama is a Kenyan professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for English club Southampton and captains the Kenya national team. On the field, Wanyama is known ...more

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James Situma is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
James Situma Defender James Wakhungu Situma is a Kenyan football player who currently plays for A.F.C. Leopards in the Kenyan Premier League and the Kenya national team. He can play as a central defender or as a ...more

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Patrick Oboya is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Patrick Oboya Forward, Midfielder Patrick Oboya Onyango is a Kenyan football striker who is currently plays for Gor Mahia. He played last for Slovak Corgoň Liga club MFK Ružomberok. He was born in Mukuru kwa Njenga slum of ...more

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Simeon Mulama is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Simeon Mulama Midfielder Simeon Mulama is a Kenyan international footballer who plays for Mathare United, as a midfielder.

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Austin Makacha is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Midfielder Austin Makacha is a Kenyan football midfielder who is playing for Mathare United.

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Peter Opiyo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Peter Opiyo Midfielder Peter Odhiambo Opiyo is a Kenyan footballer who is currently playing for Finnish Veikkausliiga club FF Jaro. He previously played for Kenyan Premier League clubs Tusker, Thika United and A.F.C. ...more

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Dennis Oliech is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Forward Dennis Oguta Oliech is a Kenyan professional footballer who plays for Al-Nasr in the UAE Arabian Gulf League and the Kenya national team as a striker.

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Ibrahim Shikanda is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Defender Ibrahim Shikanda Chimwanga is a retired Kenyan soccer player who currently works as assistant coach of Tanzanian Premier League side Azam FC.

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John Muiruri is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
John Muiruri Midfielder John Machethe "Mo" Muiruri is a Kenyan football player who currently plays for Moss FK in Norway as a midfielder. He is known for his close ball control and ability to dribble the ...more

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Dennis Nzomo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Dennis Nzomo Midfielder Dennis Nzomo is a Kenyan football player who currently plays for Mathare United F.C.

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Arnold Origi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Arnold Origi Goalkeeper Arnold Otieno Origi is a Kenyan football goalkeeper who currently plays for Lillestrøm in Norway.

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Emmanuel Ake is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Forward Emmanuel Ake Richard Muttendango is a Kenyan footballer of Seychellois ancestry. Ake plays for the Danish Danmarksserien club FC Djursland. He has spent the past ten seasons playing for ...more

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Titus Mulama is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Titus Mulama Midfielder Titus Mulama is a Kenyan international footballer, who currently plays for the Sofapaka F.C. in FKF Division One.

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Francis Ouma is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Francis Ouma Francis Ouma is a Kenyan football player who plays for Sony Sugar in the Tusker Premier League as a striker.

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Moses Arita is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Moses Arita Forward Moses Arita is a Kenyan football player who currently plays for Thika United in the Kenyan Premier League and the Kenya national team as a striker.

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David Gateri is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
David Gateri Forward, Midfielder David Gateri is a Kenyan international footballer who plays for Salt River Blackpool ASD in the South African SAFA 2nd Division, as a midfielder.

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Bonaventure Maruti is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Forward Bonaventure Maruti is a Kenyan football striker who is currently playing for Fram Larvik in Norway. Maruti has played 14 international matches for the Kenyan national team. He is Follo's all ...more

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Eric Masika is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Eric Masika Defender Eric Masika is a Kenyan football player who currently plays for AFC Leopards.

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Christian Bwamy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Christian Bwamy Forward Christian Bwamy is a Kenyan football player who currently plays for IF Fram Larvik.

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Paul Were is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Paul Were Forward Paul Were is a Kenyan football player who currently plays for A.F.C. Leopards.

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Osborne Monday is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Osborne Monday Defender, Midfielder Osborne Monday is a Kenyan football player who currently plays for Sofapaka FC.

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Dennis Odhiambo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Dennis Odhiambo Defender Dennis Odhiambo is a Kenyan football player who currently plays for Thika United F.C.

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Ayub Timbe is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Ayub Timbe Forward, Midfielder Ayub Timbe Masika is a Kenyan footballer who currently plays as a forward for Lierse in the Belgian Pro League on loan from Genk and the Kenya national team.

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Humphrey Ochieng is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Humphrey Ochieng Midfielder Humphrey Ochieng is a Kenyan football player who currently plays for Azam F.C.

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Peter Asango is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Peter Asango Defender Peter Asango is a Kenyan football player who currently plays for Nairobi City Stars.

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Boniface Olouch is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Boniface Olouch Goalkeeper Boniface Olouch is a Kenyan football player who currently plays for Tusker FC.

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Duncan Ochieng is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Duncan Ochieng Goalkeeper Duncan Aketch Ochieng is a Kenyan footballer who plays for Kenyan Premier League side Sofapaka as a goalkeeper. He spent the majority of his career at Mathare United, where he spent 16 years in ...more

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Kevin Kimani is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Kevin Kimani Forward, Midfielder Kevin Kimani is a Kenyan football player who currently plays for Bocholter VV.

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Jockins Atudo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Jockins Atudo Defender Jockins Atudo is a Kenyan football player who currently plays for Azam F.C.

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Mulinge Ndeto is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Mulinge Ndeto Defender James Mulinge Munandi Ndeto, commonly known as Mulinge Ndeto, is a Kenyan footballer who plays for Kenyan Premier League side Ulinzi Stars as a defender. He previously played for K.C.B. and ...more

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Brian Mandela is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Brian Mandela Defender Brian Mandela Onyango is a Kenyan footballer who plays for Santos and the Kenya national team.

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Boniface Ambani is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Boniface Ambani Forward Boniface Ngairah Ambani is a retired Kenyan footballer.

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Pascal Ochieng is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Pascal Ochieng Defender Pascal Ochieng is a Kenyan international footballer, currently playing for Simba. Pascal Ochieng had a short stint at Gor Mahia FC in 2005 and AFC Leopards 2011 mid season before joining Simba ...more

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Bob Mugalia is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Bob Mugalia Forward Bob Mugalia is a Kenyan footballplayer who currently plays for Sofapaka FC.

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Stephen Waruru is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Stephen Waruru Forward Stephen Waruru is a Kenyan football player who plays for Ulinzi Stars.

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Jerry Santos is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Jerry Santos Midfielder Jerry Santos is a Kenyan international soccer player who has signed up for Albanian side KF Tirana.

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Jamal Mohammed is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Jamal Mohammed Midfielder Jammal Mohammed is a Kenyan footballer who plays for Mathare United.

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Collins Okoth is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Collins Okoth Midfielder Collins Okoth is a Kenyan football player who currently plays for Tusker FC.

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Kevin Ochieng Opondo is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Kevin Ochieng Opondo Midfielder Kevin Ochieng Opondo is a Kenyan football player who currently plays for Gor Mahia F.C.

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Patrick Osiako is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Patrick Osiako Midfielder Patrick Osiako is a Kenyan footballer who currently plays for Simurq.

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Clifton Miheso is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Clifton Miheso Midfielder Clifton Miheso, sometimes mistakenly known as Clifford Miheso, is a Kenyan footballer who currently plays for Kenyan Premier League side Sofapaka as a winger. He previously played for Thika ...more

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Eugene Asike is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Kenya
Eugene Asike Midfielder Eugene Asike is a Kenyan football player who currently plays for Sofapaka F.C.