Top Five Stories From Friday You Must Read Today

Nov 24 - by Erick Ochieng for sportpesa news

Former Harambee Stars head coach, Jacob 'Ghost' Mulee reveals what he has been upto after 2004 AFCON in Tunisia as British pugilist, Tony Bellew, confirms his retirement from boxing

Former Harambee Stars and Tusker FC head coach, Jacob 'Ghost' Mulee during his interview with SportPesa News in Nairobi next week. PHOTO/SPN

  • Ghost Mulee went on to assert his belief in the future of Kenyan football, stating that it is promising and the steps being taken by the federation and other individuals is key in ensuring that Harambee Stars can make a resounding statement to the world
  • Lewis Hamilton heaped praise on one of his most bitter erstwhile rivals on Thursday before declaring that he and Formula One will miss the retiring Fernando Alonso
  • Danny Ings has had stints with EPL sides Burnley FC, AFC Bournemouth and Dorchester Town (England’s Southern League Premier Division ) and he says he grew up supporting his current club
  • Former world cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew has confirmed his retirement from boxing, two weeks after his defeat by Oleksandr Usyk
  • Steven Davis,  says his proudest moment in football  was when he led the club against Manchester United  FC in the English Football League Cup final at Wembley Stadium in London on  February 26, 2017



NAIROBI-Kenya- Former Harambee Stars boss, Jacob ‘Ghost’ Mulee, on  Friday revealed in part three of his ongoing series,what he has been upto after leading  the country to the 2004 Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia.

He further explained his intricate journey toward establishing Liberty  Academy that has  produced and moulded the likes of UEFA Champions League winner and fomer Inter Milan FC midfielder, McDonald Mariga ,and current Kashiwa Reysol striker, Michael ‘Engineer’ Olunga, among others.

Five time world Formula One champion, Lewis Hamilton, admitted on the day that his fiercest rival, Fernando Alonso, would be missed when the latter  takes a bow from the sport next season.

Southampton FC and Ireland captain, Steven Davis, also had a revelation of his proudest moment  ever in football when he led  the club against Manchester United FC in the 2017 EFL Cup Final last year.

His team-mate, Danny Ings,  was not left behind as he too cherished his first goal for the team in his debut against Everton FC at Goodison Park in Liverpool on August 18, 2018.

Here are the top five stories from  Friday compiled by SportPesa News that you must read today:

A Walk With The Ghost: Chronicles Of Ex-Stars Boss Jacob Mulee (Part 3)

 NAIROBI, Kenya- Despite not being at the helm of a prominent club or the national men’s football team, former Harambee Stars Coach Jacob ‘Ghost’ Mulee is still very much involved in local football, which he has stated on numerous occasions has and always will be a part of his life.His passion and desire to do more in the beautiful game only grew after leading Kenya to the 2004 Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia, a historic year both for him and for the entire nation. READ MORE

Hamilton Admits Retiring Alonso Will Be Missed In F1

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Lewis Hamilton heaped praise on one of his most bitter erstwhile rivals on Thursday before declaring that he and Formula One will miss the retiring Fernando Alonso.Looking back after arguably his greatest season in a decade at the top of the sport, Hamilton said he had matured significantly since he and Alonso were antagonistic team-mates at McLaren in 2007 when a spectacular bust-up cast a shadow over their relationship.READ MORE

The Shirt With: Southampton Striker Danny Ings

SOUTHAMPTON, England- Southampton FC forward, Danny Ings, cherishes his first English Premier League ( EPL) goal for the club that he scored in August upon joining the team on loan from Liverpool FC this season.The priceless moment came in the 54th minute against Everton FC away at Goodison Park. The hosts won the match but the nostalgic memory of  finding the back of the net in his debut is still fresh in Ings’ mind.READ MORE

Former World Cruiserweight Champ Tony Bellew Confirms Retirement

LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom- Former world cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew has confirmed his retirement from boxing, two weeks after his defeat by Oleksandr Usyk meant he failed in his bid to unify the division.Britain's Bellew, 35, posted a video on social media to officially announce that he was hanging up his gloves.READ MORE

The Shirt With: Southampton Captain Steven Davis

SOUTHAMPTON, England- Southampton FC and Ireland captain, Steven Davis, admits his proudest moment in a Southampton jersey was when he led the club against Manchester United FC in the English Football League Cup final at Wembley Stadium in London on  February 26, 2017.Despite the 3-2 loss to the Red Devils after a fierce battle on the pitch, Davis is proud of the historic occasion that is still  etched on his mind to date.READ MORE