Shabana FC, on Saturday achieved a significant milestone by clinching the NSL championship for the 2022/23 season.
The team emerged victorious in a thrilling match against Kisumu All Stars, securing a resounding 2-0 victory at Gusii Stadium on July 8, 2023.
In light of this remarkable achievement, Shabana FC Management and the entire team wish to express their heartfelt gratitude to their cherished fans, esteemed leaders, and all stakeholders who have supported them throughout their journey.
The outpouring of support, whether through monetary contributions, donations in kind, or genuine love for the club, has been truly overwhelming.
The management is profoundly grateful for the unwavering commitment and dedication demonstrated by fans across the country, regardless of age or background.
It is their support that has created an atmosphere of immense enthusiasm and excitement surrounding the club.
Firstly, the club intends to celebrate this momentous occasion with the fans. To do so, Shabana FC will organize events to showcase the NSL trophy in various locations, including Kisii/Nyamira, Nairobi, and other branches across the country.
These celebrations will serve as a gesture of gratitude to the supporters who have stood by the team during their journey to success.
To ensure the success of these celebrations, the management will engage with branch leadership and work collaboratively to orchestrate the events in each respective location.
The NSL trophy, symbolizing the club’s triumph, will be officially handed over to the club’s esteemed Patron.
Under the Patron’s guidance, the trophy will then be presented to CS Education E. Machogu and the Gusii leadership in general, as an expression of appreciation for their steadfast support.
Shabana FC Management kindly requests the fans to maintain calm and show respect to the Gusii leaders, emphasizing the significance of unity and peace as the team embarks on their journey in the Kenya Premier League (KPL).
In the coming days, the management, under the guidance of the Patron, intends to meet with Gusii leaders and fans.
During these meetings, the team’s work plan and budget for the upcoming KPL season will be presented, providing an opportunity to share their vision and aspirations.
Additionally, the management is currently in discussions with a prospective sponsor. Once the agreement is finalized, the details will be shared with all stakeholders in accordance with the guidance of the Patron.
To ensure the club’s continued progress and sustainability, the management is urgently planning a major fundraising initiative.
Shabana FC requires 10 million Kenyan shillings before the FKF-Premier season commences.
Discussions with leaders are already underway to devise a strategic plan for this crucial fundraising endeavor.
The management encourages existing Shabana FC branches and those planning to establish new branches to expedite branch registration and membership processes.
Clear guidance will be provided by the management to facilitate the smooth execution of these procedures.
During engagements with branch supporters, the management will also take the opportunity to educate fans on the rules and regulations established by the Football Kenya Federation (FKF).
By familiarizing fans with these guidelines, the management aims to safeguard the club’s brand and maintain its reputation within the football community.
Finally, Shabana FC Management would like to reaffirm their commitment to remain apolitical and work harmoniously with all leaders, irrespective of their political affiliations.
This collaborative approach will ensure that the club continues to receive widespread support from leaders who share a common goal of advancing the team’s success.
The management assures fans and stakeholders that they will receive regular updates regarding any significant developments as the club progresses through each phase of their plans.
Shabana FC extends their blessings to all and expresses their deep gratitude for the incredible support that continues to fuel their aspirations.