Kenya's oldest football club, Abaluhya Football Club (AFC) Leopards, fondly known as 'Ingwe,' is marking its 60th anniversary this March. The festivities, aim to honor the club's illustrious history, including 12 league titles, 10 domestic cups, and five Cecafa Club Championships.
As part of the celebrations, AFC Leopards will engage in an international friendly against Spanish fourth-tier side AE Ramassa at Nyayo Stadium on March 24, preceded by a thrilling encounter with rivals Gor Mahia.
The club's commitment to environmental conservation will be showcased through nationwide tree planting initiatives and inter-branch competitions on March 22, culminating in a grand celebration on 30th March at A.S.K showgrounds. 
Despite recent challenges, AFC Leopards have demonstrated resurgence, currently on an impressive eight-game unbeaten streak. Notable alumni, like legendary Francis Kadenge, have contributed to the club's rich legacy of speed and success on the field.
Over its six-decade existence, AFC Leopards has amassed an impressive array of trophies, including multiple Kenyan Premier League titles, President's Cups, and Cecafa Club Cups. Despite early exits in African competitions, their participation fueled enduring rivalries and shaped Kenya's football history.
The unwavering support of their devoted fans, often seen painting the town blue, reflects the deep spirit and resilience of the club, overcoming financial woes and on-field setbacks. 
The 60th-anniversary festivities at ASK showgrounds serve as a testament to AFC Leopards' enduring legacy and continued impact on Kenyan football. It will be a day of festivities bringing together contemporary and legacy football players, traditional African food, music and fan camaraderie.
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* Featured image: AFC Leopards fans cheer on their team during their Football Kenya Federation Premier League match against Gor Mahia at Kasarani on May 8, 2022. Chris Omollo | Nation Media Group

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