Top Five Stories From Sunday You Must Read Today

Aug 06 - by Louis Kalinga for sportpesa news

Top stories compiled by SportPesa News

Stacy Ndiwa wins the women 10000m race at the Asaba 2018 African Athletics Championships on Saturday, August 4, 2018. PHOTO/IAAF

  • Ten-man AFC Leopards SC sunk Mathare United FC 2-1 as Sofapaka FC returned to winning ways with victory over Ulinzi Stars FC in the biggest SportPesa Premier League fixtures of the weekend.
  • Sergio Aguero spoiled Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri's first taste of English football as the Argentine's double gave Manchester City a stylish 2-0 victory in the Community Shield on Sunday.
  • A dominant 1-2 finish in the 10,000m by Kenyans Stacy Ndiwa and Alice Aprot highlighted the fourth day of competition at the 21st African Athletics Championships in Asaba, Nigeria

Ten-Man Leopards Bite Mathare, Sofapaka Top Ulinzi

NAIROBI, Kenya- Ten-man AFC Leopards SC sunk Mathare United FC 2-1 as Sofapaka FC returned to winning ways with victory over Ulinzi Stars FC in the biggest SportPesa Premier League fixtures of the weekend. Elsewhere, Zoo Kericho FC stunned Kariobangi Sharks FC 2-1 on the road in a result that saw the winners move further away from relegation zone as Sony Sugar FC whipped visiting Thika United FC 3-1 who remain in deep trouble.

Clinical Aguero Wrecks Sarri's Chelsea English Welcome

LONDON, England- Sergio Aguero spoiled Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri's first taste of English football as the Argentine's double gave Manchester City a stylish 2-0 victory in the Community Shield on Sunday.
Blues boss Sarri, hired to replace the sacked Antonio Conte last month, endured a miserable debut in the prestigious friendly at Wembley as lacklustre Chelsea were swept aside by Premier League champions City.

First Lady Melania Sides With LeBron In Trump Face-off

WASHINGTON, United States- After Donald Trump sniped back at LeBron James' suggestion that he fuels American racial divides, support has flooded in for the NBA great -- including from the US president's own wife, Melania.
In an interview on Tuesday -- also broadcast late Friday -- Los Angeles Lakers player and philanthropist James told CNN he believed Trump "is kind of trying to divide us."

Super Sub Asensio Double Sinks Juventus

LOS ANGELES, United States- Substitute Marco Asensio made an immediate impact by scoring two early second-half goals as Real Madrid rallied to beat Juventus 3-1 in a pre-season exhibition contest on Saturday.
Asensio entered the game at the start of the second half and scored less than two minutes in before adding another in the 56th minute.

Ndiwa, Aprot Produce Kenyan 1-2 In Women 10000m

ASABA, Nigeria- A dominant 1-2 finish in the 10,000m by Kenyans Stacy Ndiwa and Alice Aprot highlighted the fourth day of competition at the 21st African Athletics Championships in Asaba, Nigeria, before another near capacity crowd at Stephen Keshi Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Given the high late afternoon heat and humidity, the performance was as impressive as it was dominating.