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