Top Five Stories From Saturday You Must Read Today

Sep 23 - by Mutwiri Mutuota for sportpesa news

Vihiga boost SPL survival hopes, Liverpool and Man City win in the EPL as United slip up

Team Europe Roger Federer of Switzerland and Team Europe Novak Djokovic of Serbia react against Team World Jack Sock of the United States and Team World Kevin Anderson of South Africa during their Men's Doubles match on day one of the 2018 Laver Cup at the United Center on September 21, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images for The Laver Cup. PHOTO/AFP

  • The Kenyan contingent to the 2018 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, is upbeat they will deliver glory to their nation when they spring to action on Sunday
  • It was announced Britain's Tyson Fury would challenge Deontay Wilder for the American's World Boxing Council heavyweight crown on December 1
  • Find out what happened to the dream tennis pairing of Roger Fededer and Novak Djokovic at Lavar Open

NAIROBI, Kenya- Vihiga United FC took a significant step towards sealing their place in the 2019 SportPesa Premier League roster when they beat Posta Rangers FC 1-0 on Saturday in Nairobi.

At the same time, Liverpool and Manchester City's shootout for the Premier League title intensified on Saturday with comfortable wins over Southampton and Cardiff, while Manchester United were held 1-1 by Wolves in the English Premier League.

Inspired by the world record breaking run by Eliud Kipchoge in Berlin a week ago, the Kenyan contingent to the 2018 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, is upbeat they will deliver glory to their nation when they spring to action on Sunday in South Africa.

Boxing command of the top sporting news continued on Saturday when it was announced Britain's Tyson Fury would challenge Deontay Wilder for the American's World Boxing Council heavyweight crown on December 1.

To round off the top five stories on SportPesa News from Saturday you must read today, find out what happened to the dream tennis pairing of Roger Fededer and Novak Djokovic at Lavar Open.

Vihiga Boost SPL Survival Push, Bandari Consolidate 2nd Place

NAIROBI, Kenya- Vihiga United FC boosted their SportPesa Premier League (SPL) survival hopes when they notched a priceless away at Posta Rangers FC at Camp Toyoyo, Nairobi on Saturday. Relegation rivals, Chemelil Sugar FC (32) could only draw 1-1 at Sony Sugar FC in the ‘sugar derby’ in Awendo in results that saw SPL first-timers Vihiga (34) pull away from trouble by opening a two-point gap in 15th. READ MORE

Liverpool, Man City Cruise As Wolves Deny Man United

LONDON, England- Liverpool and Manchester City's shootout for the Premier League title intensified on Saturday with comfortable wins over Southampton and Cardiff, while Manchester United were held 1-1 by Wolves on the day Alex Ferguson returned to Old Trafford. Jurgen Klopp could afford the luxury of handing Xherdan Shaqiri his first Liverpool start for a 3-0 victory at Anfield and Wesley Hoedt turned the Swiss international's deflected shot in for the opener before Joel Matip and Mohamed Salah's first goal in four games sealed Liverpool's seventh straight win in all competitions. READ MORE

Chesari, Korir Lead Kenya's Cape Town Marathon Charge

CAPE TOWN, South Africa- The Kenyan contingent to the 2018 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, is upbeat they will deliver glory to their nation when they spring to action on Sunday in South Africa. Led by former Hannover Marathon winner, Jacob Chesari Korir, and his compatriots Albert Korir, Kipsang Kipkemoi, Rotich Nicholas and Kacherian Philemon are out to bring the title back home from South Africa. READ MORE

Wilder, Fury Heavyweight Title Rumble Set For December 1

LOS ANGELES, United States- Britain's Tyson Fury will challenge Deontay Wilder for the American's World Boxing Council heavyweight crown on December 1. Promoters Haymon Boxing said in a statement reported by US media that Wilder and Fury would meet at a venue to be determined. READ MORE

 

Federer, Djokovic Doubles Dream Team Falls At Laver Cup

 

CHICAGO, United States- Kevin Anderson and Jack Sock spoiled the doubles debut of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic but Team Europe still led Team World 3-1 after the first day of the 2018 Laver Cup. Grigor Dimitrov, David Goffin and Kyle Edmund all won their opening singles matches Friday to give Team Europe a commanding 3-0 lead going into the evening's final doubles match. READ MORE