Business as usual as Leopards marked the 80s by bring more silverware to the Den marking an unprecedented period of dominance majorly in the domestic and regional scene.
1980: Abaluhya FC changed name to AFC Leopards Sports Club.
1980: AFC Leopards claimed the league title in the 19th round still unbeaten. From their last 5 matches they won 1, drew 1 and lost 3.
1981: AFC Leopards clinches league title once more.
1982: the Club lifts the East and Central Africa Clubs Cup beating Rio Tinto from Zimbabwe in the final.
1982: AFC Leopards clinches league title for the third year running.
1983: In Zanzibar, AFC Leopards claim their second outright success in the East and Central Africa Club championships with a 2-1 win over Malawi’s Admarc Tigers.
1983: Finished third in the year’s national football league.
1984: The 2-1 win over Gor Mahia gives ‘ingwe’ their fourth CECAFA Club championship and the third one in a row.
1984: AFC Leopards clinches the Kenya Challenge Cup
1985: AFC Leopards reach the East and Central Club Cup final once more but lose 2-0 to Gor Mahia.
1985: The Leopards defeat El-Merreikh of sudan over two legs in African Cup Winners Cup, winning the opener in Nairobi’s Nyayo 2-0 before suffering a 2-1 defeat in Sudan.
1985: Lifts the Kenya Challenge Cup for the second time.
1985: Finished runners up in the national football league.
1985: Wilberforce Mulamba produces a magnificent performance to inspire Leopards to an African Cup Winners Cup quarter final success with victory over Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko at Nyayo stadium. The mercurial midfielder hits a superb double to lead ingwe to a thoroughly deserved 5 – 4 victory on penalties.
1986: Eliminated Vital’ O of Burundi in the Cup Winners’ Cup 1986 on a 2 -1 aggregate; after drawing 1 -1 and winning 1 – 0 in the return leg in Nairobi
1986: Won the national football league with an unbeaten record, scoring the highest number of goals; 96 goals and conceding only 21 goals.
1986: Ingwe reach the last four of the East and Central Africa Club championship held in Tanzania before bowing out to El-Merreikh of Sudan through an extra time goal and eventually settling for bronze after beating Zambia’s Mufulira Wanderers 1- 0.
1986: The Leopards were knocked out of the CAF Cup Winners’ Cup falling to Kalamu FC of Zaire (DRC) after a 1 -1 draw in Nairobi and losing 1 – 3 in the return match in Lubumbashi.
1988: Won the national football league remaining unbeaten all season.
1989: AFC Leopards was once again crowned league champions. They also reach the Moi Golden Cup final but lose to Kenya Breweries 4 – 5 on penalties after a 1 – 1 draw in regular time.