James Wakhungu Situma

James Wakhungu Situma

James Wakhungu Situma (born 11 November 1984 in Ndivisi, Bungoma, Kenya) is a Kenyan football player who most recently played for Tusker in the Kenyan Premier League and the Kenya national team. He can play as a central defender or as a central midfielder. He achieved great success in his first spell at Sofapaka before his move to KF Tirana, winning 4 trophies during his 4 years at the club including their first ever Kenya Premier League title as well as captaining the side in the CAF Champions League.

KF Tirana

He signed a two-year contract with KF Tirana on 2 July 2011, making him the first Kenyan to ever play in Albania. He made his Tirana debut in a UEFA Europa League qualifying match against Slovakian side Spartak Trnava on 14 July 2011, he started the game in the centre of midfield and helped his side to a goal less draw.

Situma’s first trophy in European and Albanian football came in just his second game, as he won the 2011 Albanian Supercup against the champions of Albania Skënderbeu Korçë in a 1–0 win.


On 26 January 2015, it was announced that Situma joined Tusker from A.F.C. Leopards. He made his debut for Tusker in a 1–1 draw against Thika United at the Thika Municipal Stadium, on the side’s first league game of the 2015 season on 21 February.

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