The club draws it's ethnically diverse members from some of the most deprived areas in Kenyan society. In early 2008 Mathare Valley was the site of vicious fighting in Kenya's chaotic post-election conflict.
Despite this the club has continued to thrive, rising to the top of the Kenyan football league. For Assignment, David Goldblatt travels to Nairobi to chart the rise of the club.
First broadcast in January 2008
Listen to the programme (23 mins)
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