KF Gjilani is the club which was formed in 1995 by Afrim Kçiku under difficult circumstances. Despite difficulties with the organization they had managed somehow to keep alive this club where after 5 years of founded they earn the Cup of Kosovo and made the club at the top of the Kosovar league. KF Gjilani was member of the highest football division in Kosovo, the Kosovar Superliga, but after several different problems now competes in Liga e Parë of Kosovo.
The first design and colours in 1995 was red and white in the center with a circle and one ball that formed the badge of the club. In 2000 the colors were changed by the new president of the club in purple and light blue, but early in the season 08/09 at the initiative of the leadership of Gjilan supporters club Skifterat back before the club colors.
KF Gjilani is one of the most supported clubs in Kosovo. Skifterat are the official fan club of KF Gjilani. They are one of the best organized fan clubs in Kosovo with a large membership. The traditional ultras group of KF Gjilani are Skifterat they hold a significant place in the history of the ultras scene in general due to the fact that they are one of the oldest, being founded in 1999. KF Gjilani have several rivalries, two of which are highly significant in Kosovo football; firstly, they participate in the Gjilan city derby of Anamorava with KF Drita the rivalry has existed ever since KF Gjilani found in 1995. The other most significant rivalry is with FC Prishtina.