Kariobangi sharks Football Club commonly known as Sharks or K. Sharks is a Kenyan football club based in Nairobi and founded in the suburb of Kariobangi. The team plays in the KPL, the top tier of the Football Kenya Federation system
Kariobangi sharks was founded in the year 2000 and started in the lower cadres of the Nairobi league. In that year the lowest league was the Division II which was the starting point for any team which wanted to fight its way to the top of the Kenyan football system. In 2011 the club was promoted to the KFF nationwide league just before the Unified elections and subsequently played in the unified Division I league then joining the newly formed National Super league in 2013.
In the final match of the 2015- 2016 national super league season, Kariobangi sharks beat Nzoia United to secure the team’s promotion to the KPL. Lone goal from Patillah Omotto, a sharks homegrown player and captain guaranteed Kariobangi sharks a berth in the 2017 Kenya premier league
Kariobangi sharks also competes in the (FKF presidents cup) commonly known as GOTV shield cup as well as the KPL top 8.
Shark’s traditional colors are yellow and green with either kit being worn with socks of the same color. The team trains at Utalii College where the management has signed a memorandum of understanding with the school to allow them to use the grounds while upgrading the facilities.