Top Five Stories From Tuesday You Must Read Today

Nov 14 - by Louis Kalinga for sportpesa news

Gor Mahia warn rivals ahead of 2019 SportPesa Cup, Warriors lose in overtime thriller against the Clippers

Contest during 2018 KNRC championships which Carl ‘ Flash’ Tundo is assured to bag in Machakos County this weekend.PHOTO/SPN

  • Gor Mahia FC have warned rivals to brace for a tough battle in the third edition of SportPesa Cup slated for January 22 to 27, 2019 in Dar Es Salaam
  • Lou Williams scored 25 points from the bench as the Los Angeles Clippers upset the league-leading Golden State Warriors 121-116 in a wild overtime thriller at the Staples Center
  • Carl ‘Flash’ Tundo is assured of a fourth title at the eighth and final leg of the competition ,dubbed the 39th Guru Nanak Rally, at Stoni Athi in Machakos County


NAIROBI, Kenya- SportPesa Premier League (SPL) champions, Gor Mahia FC have warned rivals to brace for a tough battle in the third edition of SportPesa Cup slated for January 22 to 27, 2019 in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

World Under 20 steeplechase and Africa senior cross country champion, Celliphine Chepteek Chespol is a rank favourite among the five nominees who will vie for the 2018 Female Rising Star Award at the IAAF Gala in Monaco on December 4.

Three time Kenya National Rally Championships (KNRC)winner, Carl ‘Flash’ Tundo is assured of a fourth title at the eighth and final leg of the competition ,dubbed the 39th Guru Nanak Rally, at Stoni Athi in Machakos County this Sunday.

In international football, Wayne Rooney says he is honoured to make a final appearance for England and happy for manager Gareth Southgate to decide his playing time Thursday against the United States.

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

Gor Mahia Warn Rivals Ahead Of SportPesa Cup Defence

NAIROBI, Kenya- SportPesa Premier League (SPL) champions, Gor Mahia FC have warned rivals to brace for a tough battle in the third edition of SportPesa Cup slated for January 22 to 27, 2019 in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. The 17-time SPL winners will be out to defend the international tournament for the third time in a row, after bagging the 2017 and 2018 editions. READ MORE


Chespol Lands IAAF Female Rising Star Award Nomination

NAIROBI, Kenya- World Under 20 steeplechase and Africa senior cross country champion, Celliphine Chepteek Chespol is a rank favourite among the five nominees who will vie for the 2018 Female Rising Star Award at the IAAF Gala in Monaco on December 4. The accolade seeks to recognise the year’s best Under 20 (junior) athlete with compatriot and fellow Tampere 2018 gold medallist, Rhonex Kipruto making the 2018 Male Rising Star Award released by the world body on Monday. READ MORE


Warriors Overpowered By Clippers In Wild Overtime Thriller

LOS ANGELES, United States- Lou Williams scored 25 points from the bench as the Los Angeles Clippers upset the league-leading Golden State Warriors 121-116 in a wild overtime thriller at the Staples Center on Monday. Williams reeled off 10 of his points in overtime to secure victory after the Clippers squandered a 14-point fourth quarter lead before digging in for the win. READ MORE


Tundo Heads To Machakos Assured Of Fourth KNRC Title

NAIROBI, Kenya- Three time Kenya National Rally Championships (KNRC)winner, Carl ‘Flash’ Tundo is assured of a fourth title at the eighth and final leg of the competition ,dubbed the 39th Guru Nanak Rally, at Stoni Athi in Machakos County this Sunday. Tundo and his co-driver, Tim Jessop, have already accumulated 168 points in the circuit, with only 25 to be won in the last round in Machakos. READ MORE


Wayne Rooney Relishing 'Great Moment' In England Farewell

WASHINGTON, United States- Wayne Rooney says he is honoured to make a final appearance for England and happy for manager Gareth Southgate to decide his playing time Thursday against the United States. Former Manchester United star Rooney, in video comments released Monday by his Major League Soccer club DC United, detailed his excitement at earning his 120th cap for England in his farewell match, a friendly against the Americans at Wembley Stadium. 

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