Top Five Stories From Wednesday You Must Read Today

Sep 13 - by Erick Ochieng for sportpesa news

Gor brace for Everton clash as Migne keeps focus on winning spree

Gor Mahia FC players celebrate winning the ticket to play Everton after winning the 2017 SportPesa Super Cup on June 5, 2017 in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. The two sides will meet at Goodison Park on November 6, 2018. PHOTO/SPN

  • Everton forward Richarlison who has illuminated Goodison since joining from English Premier League rivals Watford FC scored for Brazil in their 5-0 thrashing of El Salvador
  • Harambee Stars head coach, Sebastian Migne, on the other hand is not getting carried away with back to back victories over Ghana and Malawi
  • Despite enduring a torrid run at Manchester United FC, marksman Marcus Rashford continued to bask in the afterglow of his winner that sunk Switzerland 1-0 the evening before on Wednesday
  • Formula One weekend rolls on to Singapore with smarting Ferrari top driver Sebastian Vettel under pressure to deliver

NAIROBI, Kenya- The countdown to the landmark fixture where Everton FC will host two-time SportPesa Cup winners Gor Mahia FC made the biggest headlines on Wednesday when striker Jacques Tuyisenge warned the Blues to expect a tough battle at Goodison Park.

Still on Everton, forward Richarlison who has illuminated Goodison since joining from English Premier League rivals Watford FC scored twice for Brazil in their 5-0 thrashing of El Salvador in an international friendly.

Harambee Stars head coach, Sebastian Migne, on the other hand is not getting carried away with back to back victories over Ghana and Malawi that had a nation buzzing last Saturday and Tuesday as the race for the 2019 AFCON finals in Group F intensifies.

Despite enduring a torrid run at Manchester United FC, marksman Marcus Rashford continued to bask in the afterglow of his winner that sunk Switzerland 1-0 the evening before on Wednesday.

Away from football, Formula One weekend rolls on to Singapore with smarting Ferrari top driver Sebastian Vettel who saw his championship rival and Mercedes world champion Lewis Hamilton, snatch victory at their home race of Monza under pressure to deliver.

Here are the top five stories from Wednesday compiled by SportPesa News:

Tuyisenge Warns Everton Of An Epic Battle At Goodison Park

NAIROBI, Kenya- Gor Mahia FC and Rwanda international striker, Jacques Tuyisenge, has warned English Premier League (EPL) side Everton FC to brace for a tough test when the two clubs meet at Goodison Park in Liverpool on November 6, 2018.The SportPesa Premier League (SPL) second highest top scorer (13 goals) has promised Kā€™Ogalo fans a goal in the landmark clash against nine-time EPL winners. READ MORE

Vettel Out To Cut Hamilton's Championship Lead

SINGAPORE, Singapore- Sebastian Vettel is under growing pressure to slash Lewis Hamilton's championship lead at this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix -- and erase Ferrari's painful memories from last year in the process. Mercedes normally struggle at the steamy Marina Bay Circuit, but in 2017, Hamilton won from fifth on a rain-soaked grid after a first-lap shunt scuppered both Ferraris and the Red Bull of Max Verstappen. READ MORE

Sebastian Migne Focused Despite Crucial Wins

NAIROBI, Kenya- Harambee Stars head coach Sebastian Migne remains focused on the bigger picture despite back to back home victories over Ghana and Malawi in three days. Kenya beat Ghana 1-0 in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier last Saturday courtesy of a Nicholas Opoku own goal and edged Malawi by the same score-line on Tuesday at the Kasarani Stadium. READ MORE

Rashford Inspires England Victory Over Switzerland

LEICESTER, United Kingdom- England manager Gareth Southgate recognised his side have vast room for improvement despite bouncing back from three consecutive defeats as a much-changed team edged past Switzerland for a 1-0 friendly win thanks to Marcus Rashford's winner. However, the Three Lions again failed to hit the heights from their World Cup campaign, particularly in a poor first 45 minutes that provoked strong words between the players at half time. READ MORE

Richarlison On The Double As Brazil Thrash El Salvador

WASHINGTON, United States- Richarlison capped his first full start for Brazil by scoring twice as the South American giants thrashed El Salvador 5-0 at FedEx Field here Tuesday.The 21-year-old, who was signed by Premier League side Everton from Watford earlier this year for $52 million, produced two excellent strikes on 16 and 50 minutes to reward the faith shown in him by manager Tite.READ MORE