Top Five Stories From Monday You Must Read Today

Oct 23 - by Louis Kalinga for sportpesa news

Mohamed Salah got back on the goal trail at the weekend, Mimi Belete of Bahrain produced a new course record in the men and women races of the 2018 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Benson Kipruto winning in Toronto. PHOTO/IAAF

  • Reigning African Footballer of the Year Mohamed Salah got back on the goal trail at the weekend
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mesut Ozil stole the show as Arsenal swept to their 10th successive win with a dominant 3-1 victory against Leicester
  • Kenya’s Benson Kipruto upstaged illustrious competitors as Mimi Belete of Bahrain produced a new course record in the men and women races of the 2018 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon


NAIROBI, Kenya- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mesut Ozil stole the show as Arsenal swept to their 10th successive win with a dominant 3-1 victory against Leicester on Monday.

Reigning African Footballer of the Year Mohamed Salah got back on the goal trail at the weekend, scoring the English Premier League winner for Liverpool at Huddersfield. 

Russia's Karen Khachanov moved into the top 20 in the latest men's ATP tennis rankings released Monday following his win in the Kremlin Cup.

Kenya’s Benson Kipruto upstaged illustrious competitors as Mimi Belete of Bahrain produced a new course record in the men and women races of the 2018 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday evening.

Harambee Starlets will once again face champions and record 10-time title winners Super Falcons in Group B following the draw of the CAF 2019 Africa Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) conducted on Sunday night in Accra, Ghana. 

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

Aubameyang Double, Classy Ozil Seal Arsenal's 10th Win In A Row

LONDON, England- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mesut Ozil stole the show as Arsenal swept to their 10th successive win with a dominant 3-1 victory against Leicester on Monday. Unai Emery's side trailed to Hector Bellerin's first half own goal at the Emirates Stadium.  READ MORE

African Players In Europe: Salah Back On Goal Trail

PARIS, France- Reigning African Footballer of the Year Mohamed Salah got back on the goal trail at the weekend, scoring the English Premier League winner for Liverpool at Huddersfield. After bagging 44 goals for the Reds in all 2017/2018 competitions, the Egyptian has found defences far harder to breach this season, netting just four times so far. READ MORE


Nadal Still Top, Russian Breaks Into ATP Top 20

PARIS, France- Russia's Karen Khachanov moved into the top 20 in the latest men's ATP tennis rankings released Monday following his win in the Kremlin Cup. Third seeded wildcard Khachanov beat Frenchman Adrian Mannarino in straight sets on Sunday to secure his second ATP title of the season and moved into 19th spot in the rankings. READ MORE


Kipruto Upstages Big Names, Belete Breaks Toronto Record

TORONTO, Canada- Kenya’s Benson Kipruto upstaged illustrious competitors as Mimi Belete of Bahrain produced a new course record in the men and women races of the 2018 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday evening. Kipruto and Ethiopian-born Belete clocked 2:07:24 and 2:22:29 to take the honours in that order despite frigid cold temperatures and a biting northwest wind that proved an impediment to many competitors. READ MORE


Starlets Land Champions Super Falcons Yet Again In AWCON Draw

NAIROBI, Kenya- Harambee Starlets will once again face champions and record 10-time title winners Super Falcons in Group B following the draw of the CAF 2019 Africa Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) conducted on Sunday night in Accra, Ghana. Kenya who will be making their second appearance in the eight-team continental showpiece that runs from November 17 to December 1 will also take on the might of four-time runner-ups, South Africa’s Banyana Banyana and Zambia in Cape Coast. READ MORE