Tusker F.C. players, owner, stadium, coach, trophies, world rankings

Tusker F.C. players, owner, stadium, coach, trophies, world rankings

Ciku Njuguna
updated at August 9, 2023 at 9:30 AM

The Tusker F.C players form part of the Nairobi-based football club. It is ranked as one of Kenya's most successful soccer teams. So, what do we know about the club's players? Who are the owners of the top-tier team, and where are the club's legends today? Dig in as we explore the facts of Tusker F.C's players, owner, stadium, coach, trophies, world rankings and more!

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Tusker F.C’s players have led the club to victory four times in the regional CECAFA league. However, much to the disappointment of their fans, the long-time champions pulled out of the championships in 2021. Let us explore the facts about the Tusker F.C. players and more.

Tusker F.C's profile summary

  • Full name: Tusker football club
  • Nickname: The Brewers
  • Founded: 1969
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Colours: Yellow and black
  • Federation: Football Kenya Federation
  • Coach: Robert Matano
  • Captain: Patrick Matasi
  • National ranking:
  • Net worth: $396,000.00
  • Current market value: $226,000.00
  • Stadium: Kinoru Stadium
  • Instagram: @tuskerfc
  • Twitter: @tusker_fc

Tusker F.C’s history

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The Brewers vie for the ball in the 2021 CAF confederation match against Tunisia's CS Sfaxien at Taieb Mhiri Stadium in Sfax, Tunisia. Photo:_@tuskerfc.
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The 53 years old club (as of 2022) was founded in 1969. Since then, the club has remained under the sponsorship of East Africa Breweries Limited. The club's name refers to the Tusker beer, one of Africa's most popular beer brands by the East Africa Breweries company.

Tusker F.C’s management

Who owns Tusker F.C? Since its inception, the brewery company has owned and sponsored the club. EABL and the soccer team enjoy a mutually beneficial relationship that has seen the beer brand's popularity propelled to continental glory.

The club is regarded as the fifth richest club in Kenya in terms of financial success. The Tusker F.C’s net worth is estimated at $396,000. The club's revenue streams, such as ticket and merchandise sales, are estimated to bring in about $17,600 annually.

Tusker F.C’s stadium

The Brewers have used the World Hope stadium as their stadium since the club's start. Located in the outskirts of Nairobi, the grounds have a capacity for about 5000 people.

Tusker F.C’s achievements

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The 2021 FKF Premier League champions in celebration. Photo: @tuskerfc
Source: Instagram

The Brewers have had a stellar performance record in the football scene in Kenya over time. The Brewers' achievements on the pitch have also been a lucrative source of income for the team. For example, after winning the 2008 CECAFA cup, the club was awarded $30,000 (Ksh 3,400,000.00).

Tusker F.C’s trophies and titles

The number of titles and trophies that the club claims are highly impressive. How many times has Tusker F.C won the league championship? The Brewers have won the league championships a record 12 times. Here is a list of the club's achievements in the recent past.

  • 2000,2001, 2008 CECAFA/Kagame Cup
  • 2011, 2012, 2016, 2021 FKF Premier League title
  • 2021 FKF Super Cup

Tusker F.C’s squad

The Tusker F.C’s coach is the veteran footballer Robert Matano who took over the head coach job from Sam Timbe in 2018. So, who is Robert Matano? Here is a profile summary of the 2021 Coach of the Year Awardee.

Robert Matano's profile summary

  • Full name: Robert Matano
  • Nationality: Kenya
  • Date of appointment: 24 April 2018
  • Average time as a coach: 1.59 years
  • Preferred formation: 5-4-1
  • Victories: 15
  • Success rate: 47%
  • Former teams managed: AFC Leopards, US Nakuru, Sofapaka FC
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Head coach, Robert Matano (C) poses with the Brewers coaching team. Photo:_@tuskerfc.
Source: Instagram

The Tusker F.C's captain is Patrick Matasi, who plays in the #34 position as a goalkeeper. The top-tier club contains one of the strongest quality players in the country.

A number of its players have been called up to the Kenyan national team over the years. Foreign leagues have also had their share of transfers from the Kenyan club. The latest player to join an international team is Henry Meja, who moved to the Swedish AIK Fotboll club on a $141,900.00 transfer.

Here is a list of the club's players for the 21/22 season, according to sources:


  • Patrick Matasi
  • Brian Bwire
  • Duncan Ochieng
  • Emery Mvuyekure


  • Jackson Macharia
  • John Njuguna
  • Eric Zakayo
  • Crispin Olando
  • Maurice Odipo
  • Humphrey Mieno
  • Shami Kibwana


  • Apollo Otieno
  • Andrew Murunga
  • Deogratious Ojok


  • David Majak
  • Ibrahim Joshua
  • Daniel Sakari
  • Jimmy Mbugua
  • Eugene Asike
  • Charles Momanyi
  • Chris Oruchum
  • Kalos Kirenge
  • Clyde Senaji
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Defenders Oruchum and Senaji celebrate a 1-0 goal win against Bandari FC at the Ruaraka Stadium Nairobi, 2022. Photo:_@tuskerfc.
Source: Instagram

Tusker F.C’s new signings for the 21/22 season include;

  • Brian Bwire (goalkeeper)
  • Dan Sakari (defence)
  • Teddy Osok (midfielder)
  • Patrick Matasi (goalkeeper)
  • Charles Momanyi (defence)
  • Kalos Kirenge (defence)
  • Joshua Ibrahim (forward)

Tusker F.C’s legends

The colourful history of the Brewers is credited to its current and former top players. Let us look at Allan Wanga, one of the club's legendary players.

Allan Wanga

Wanga's football journey took him to several continental clubs such as Tanzania's Azam, the Sudanese club Al Merrikh, and Angola's Petro Atletico. So, where is Allan Wanga now? After announcing his retirement from active duty in 2021, he joined Kakamega County Government, serving as a Principal Sports Officer.

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Allan Wanga of Al Merrikh vies for the ball during the 2014 international friendly between FC Schalke 04 and Al Merrikh at Aspire Zone in Doha, Qatar. Photo by Sven Hoppe/Picture-Alliance
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Is Tusker F.C’s on Instagram?

The club boasts of a considerable fanbase on social media. Its Twitter account has about 20,000 followers, while its Instagram account has over 14,000 followers as of February 2022.

Tusker F.C’s world ranking

The squads stellar performance on the field has propelled the club to high ranks on the national league table and the East African league. However, much is left to be desired on the continental stage.

Tusker F.C’s players have upheld great determination and commitment to the game. Given the team's performance in the recent past, many look forward to seeing the club breaking records and joining Gor Mahia among Kenya's CAF championship winners.

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Ciku Njuguna is a journalist with 3 year’s experience in content creation based in Kenya. She currently covers sports personnel as well as team biographies.