Top Five Stories From Monday You Must Read Today

Nov 27 - by Erick Ochieng for sportpesa news

Gor urge fans for massive support in CAF Champions League encounter agaisnt Nyasa Bullet, Bandari optimistic to better their position in SPL this season

Gor Mahia FC chairman Ambrose Rachier (second from left) addresses the media during a press conference at a hotel in Nairobi on Monday, November 26. PHOTO/SPN

  • Gor Mahia FC chairman Ambrose Rachier on Monday morning appealed to the ardent K’Ogalo fans to turn up in large numbers on Wednesday for their CAF Champions League first leg match
  • Croatia dethroned holders France to win the Davis Cup for the second time as Marin Cilic beat Lucas Pouille in straight sets to seal the victory
  • Bandari FC head coach Bernard Mwalala believes that his side are capable of bettering last season’s performance that saw them finish a record second place in the SportPesa Premier League (SPL)
  • n a rarely-seen showing of competitive camaraderie, Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel swapped crash helmets to demonstrate the mutual respect between them after Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

NAIROBI, Kenya- SportPesa Premier League (SPL) champions, Gor Mahia FC, on Monday unveiled eight new signings  ahead of their CAF Champions League match against Nyasa Bullets FC of Malawi slated for Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani in Nairobi on Wednesday.

Club chairman, Ambrose Rachier, appealed to the ardent K’Ogalo fans to turn up in large numbers to support the team in the continental showpiece, he also clarified  the departure of former club tactician, Dylan Kerr, who resigned on November 15 to join South African outfit, Black Leopards FC.

At the same time,Bandari FC head coach,Bernard Mwalala, showed confidence in his squad saying they are out to better their second place finish in the  2018/2019 SPL season that kicks off on December 8.

Internationally, five time world Formula One champion, Lewis Hamilton, showed  great sportsmnaship when  he opted to swap his helmet with his perenial rival, Sebastian Vettel, after  being crowned winner of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday to demonstrate the mutual respect between them despite the great rivalry.

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

Rachier Appeals To Gor Fans, Addresses Kerr Departure And Unveils New Players

NAIROBI, Kenya- Gor Mahia FC chairman Ambrose Rachier on Monday morning appealed to the ardent K’Ogalo fans to turn up in large numbers on Wednesday for their CAF Champions League first leg match. The record domestic league winners are set to take on Nyasa Bullets of Malawi at the Kasarani Stadium from 4pm.READ MORE

Cilic Beats Pouille As Croatia Dethrone France To Win Davis Cup

LILLE, France- Croatia dethroned holders France to win the Davis Cup for the second time as Marin Cilic beat Lucas Pouille in straight sets to seal the victory.Cilic won 7-6 (7/3), 6-3, 6-3 to secure the title for Croatia for the first time since 2005.READ MORE

Bandari Coach Mwalala Confident Ahead Of 2018/19 SPL Season

MOMBASA, Kenya- Bandari FC head coach Bernard Mwalala believes that his side are capable of bettering last season’s performance that saw them finish a record second place in the SportPesa Premier League (SPL).The Dockers wrapped their best league season with a massive 19-point improvement from last season, reaching 62 as they reduced the winning gap from last year from 19 to 13, between them and eventual champions Gor Mahia FC.READ MORE

Sportsmanship At It's Best: Rivals Hamilton, Vettel Swap Helmets

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates- In a rarely-seen showing of competitive camaraderie, Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel swapped crash helmets to demonstrate the mutual respect between them after Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.The five-time champion Briton, of Mercedes, and four-time champion German, of Ferrari, finished first and second in Sunday’s race and have won eight of the last nine drivers’ championship titles.READ MORE

Ronaldo Seeking Champions League Revenge Against Valencia

TURIN, Italy- Cristiano Ronaldo is in hot form and gunning for revenge going into Tuesday's Champions League clash against Valencia after seeing red against the Spaniards in the away leg, with Juventus needing a draw in Turin to book their ticket to the knockout rounds of the European competition."Happy to have helped the team on another important win," the 33-year-old wrote on social media after scoring his tenth goal this season for the Italian giants in Saturday's 2-0 win over SPAL as Juventus opened up a record eight-point lead on the top of Serie A after 13 games.READ MORE