Nzoia Sugar F.C. players, owner, stadium, players, trophies, and world rankings

Nzoia Sugar F.C. players, owner, stadium, players, trophies, and world rankings

Sospeter Itolondo
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:56 PM

Find out more facts about Nzoia Sugar F.C. players, the club's owners, their stadium, their trophies and their current world ranking. The club is on its recovery from financial troubles and is slowly stabilizing. So come with us as we unveil more about the Kenyan Premier League side and their situation.

Nzoia Sugar F.C.
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Founded in 1982 in Bungoma, the club is one of the most famous clubs in the country. They have had a successful stint in the Kenyan Premier League, with their best season ending in the CAF Champions League. Let us learn more about the club.

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Nzoia Sugar F.C. players

They have a 34 man squad. The team consists of:


  • Benson Mangala,
  • Humphrey Katasi and
  • Ibrahim Ali,


  • Edwin Wafula
  • Austine Ochieng
  • Dennis Wanjala
  • Vincent Ngesa
  • Hillary Minishi
  • Randy Bakari
  • Godfrey Wamalwa,
  • Caleb Alubale and
  • Thomas Wainaina


  • Edgar Nzano
  • Benjamin Muchuma
  • Collins Wakhungu
  • Kevin Simiyu
  • Faustine Riziki
  • Dennis Nandwa
  • James Kibande and
  • Leonard Kssembeli


  • Sellassie Otieno
  • Patrick Kwitonda
  • Brian Yakhama
  • Patrick Otieno
  • David Chesoli
  • Boris Kwezi
  • John Khanda
  • Robert Arrot
  • Abraham Kipkosgei
  • Jackson Ojwang
  • Collins Juma
  • Stephen Etyang and
  • Batts Awita

Their captain is Humphrey Katasi. Their coach is Salim Babu.

Nzoia Sugar F.C. achievements

The team's most outstanding achievement was successfully qualifying for the CAF Champions League in 2003. However, they were knocked out in the first round.

Nzoia Sugar F.C. stadium

Their stadium is Sudi Stadium in Bungoma. It has a capacity of 5000. Other sources reveal their home grounds to be the Mumias Sports Complex in Mumias, Kenya which has a capacity of 10,000.

Nzoia Sugar F.C. owner

The club is owned and managed by Nzoia Sugar. Their chairman is Evan Kadenge. He was elected in 2019 and had one plan in mind, evading relegation. He had the following to say on his election,

"We must work towards evading relegation, considering that only Nzoia FC and Kakamega Homeboyz who are featuring in the top tier league from the western part of Kenya."

Nzoia Sugar F.C. coach

Nzoia Sugar F.C. players
Nzoia Sugar F.C. coach Salim Babu. Photo: Nzoia Sugar F.C. Official
Source: Facebook

Their coach is Salim Babu. He was appointed coach in late January of 2022 as the former coach, Shikanda, left the position in a somewhat controversial manner. The team’s former captain and technical staff member, Peter Gin, took over as an interim coach in the period before the new appointment.

Nzoia Sugar F.C. trophies

They won the 2016 National Super League cup. They have not won any more trophies.

Nzoia Sugar F.C. legends

One of their notable club legends is Peter Gin, who took over a technical position in the club after retiring. He also acted as the manager when Shikanda abruptly left the club. In addition, some of their players have been called up to the national team, such as Simiyu Kevin. He plays as a midfielder for the club and country.

Nzoia Sugar F.C. captain

Their club captain is Humphrey Katasi. He also plays as the club's goalkeeper.

Nzoia Sugar F.C. history

The club was started way back in 1982 as Nzoia United Football Club. However, the peak of their team happened in 2003 when they participated in the CAF Champions League.

Nzoia Sugar F.C. Instagram

Their Instagram page is @nzoia.sugarfc. They have 478 followers as of February 2022.

Nzoia Sugar F.C. management

Their coach is Salim Babu. The chairman of the club is Evan Kadenge. The Nzoia Sugar Company manages them.

Nzoia Sugar F.C. net worth

Their net worth has not been publicly made available. However, there have been past squabbles about the club settling players’ salaries. At some point, the government had to intervene and they were awarded over $17,000 and a bus.

Nzoia Sugar F.C. players
Nzoia Sugar F.C. players vie for the ball in a match. Photo: Nzoia Sugar F.C. Official
Source: Facebook

Nzoia Sugar F.C. world ranking

They are ranked at number 1173 as of February 2022 in Africa. Unfortunately, their world ranking is not available at the moment.

Nzoia Sugar F.C. Twitter

Their Twitter handle is @NzoiaUnited. They have 149 followers and follow 54 people. They are inactive on their Twitter the last tweet coming in in 2016.

Nzoia Sugar F.C. Facebook

Their Facebook page is Nzoia Sugar F.C. Official. They have over 10 thousand followers as of February 2022. They use their accounts to update their fans on any new signings, games that are coming up, lineups for the games, events in a match and some match highlights. They also stream their games live.

Nzoia Sugar F.C. players
Nzoia Sugar F.C. players warming up before a match. Photo: Nzoia Sugar F.C. Official
Source: Facebook

It is evident that Nzoia Sugar F.C. players are currently experiencing a hard time in the KPL. They, however, hope to bounce back and cement their position in the Kenyan Premier League. The new coach and management wish to perform better and perhaps win silverware.

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