Top Five Stories From Wednesday You Must Read Today

Nov 08 - by Mutwiri Mutuota for sportpesa news

Gor tour in the UK takes a relaxing turn with visit to Hull City, CAF dim Starlets AWCON hopes

Gor Mahia FC players pose at the KCOM Stadium during their visit to Hull City FC on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. PHOTO/SPN

  • Speaking after the historic game on Tuesday night at Goodison Park, head coach Dylan Kerr asserted his boys would come back home with unforgettable memories
  • Everton midfielder, Morgan Schneidelin who played a part in their stirring performance offered Gor a pat on their backs for their brave effort
  • UEFA Champions League action continued apace with the biggest result the stunning 2-1 victory by visiting Manchester United FC at Juventus FC in Turin

NAIROBI, Kenya- Gor Mahia FC’s tour to the United Kingdom took a more relaxing turn on Wednesday when the team visited Hull City FC, the English Championship side they hosted in Nairobi in May to wind down after their 0-4 defeat to Everton FC.

Speaking after the historic game on Tuesday night at Goodison Park, head coach Dylan Kerr asserted his boys would come back home with unforgettable memories from their chastening experience at the English Premier League outfit while Everton midfielder, Morgan Schneidelin who played a part in their stirring performance offered Gor a pat on their backs for their brave effort.

Later on Wednesday night, the crushing news CAF had reinstated Equatorial Guinea to the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations stuck a dagger through the hearts of Harambee Startlets who had earlier held hosts Ghana to a 1-1 draw in Nairobi.

UEFA Champions League action continued apace with the biggest result the stunning 2-1 victory by visiting Manchester United FC at Juventus FC in Turin.

Here’s the offering of the top five stories on SportPesa News from Wednesday you must read today.

Gor Dust Off Everton Defeat With Uplifting Hull City Visit

HULL, United Kingdom- SportPesa Premier League champions, Gor Mahia FC dusted off their 0-4 defeat to Everton FC on Wednesday when they made the scenic 178 kilometre journey to visit another English opponent they faced in May- Hull City FC. K’Ogalo needed a pick-me-up after being outclassed by the English Premier League (EPL) side at Goodison Park and a call on the second division Championship side was what the doctor ordered. READ MORE

Schneiderlin Pats Gor Players On The Back For Brave Display

LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom- Everton FC midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin gave Gor Mahia FC players a pat on the back for their brave display during their significant SportPesa Trophy showdown at Goodison Park on Tuesday night. K’Ogalo got on the wrong end of a 0-4 defeat as the English Premier League side imposed their class courtesy of goals from Ademola Lookman and Kieran Dowell, who made it 2-0 at the break. READ MORE

Kerr: My Players Will Come Home With Unforgettable Memories

LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom- Gor Mahia FC head coach, Dylan Kerr, believes his charges will emerge stronger from the 0-4 chastening defeat to Everton FC having been part of history on Tuesday night. The Kenyan giants were undone in this landmark SportPesa Trophy clash at Goodison Park by first half goals from Ademola Lookman and Kieran Dowell before substitute Broadhead Nathan and Oumar Niasse netted twice in a flash late on to seal the result. READ MORE

CAF Reinstate E Guinea To Crush Starlets AWCON Dream

NAIROBI, Kenya- Harambee Starlets participation in the 2018 CAF Africa Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) is uncertain after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) reinstated Equatorial Guinea back to the tournament on Wednesday. A brief statement posted on the continental governing body's website all but snuffed out the dreams of the team that was preparing to depart for Ghana next week having played the 2018 AWCON hosts earlier in the day in a 1-1 draw at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani. READ MORE

Manchester United Stun Juventus In Turin

TURIN, Italy-Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first Champions League goal for Juventus but a stunning Manchester United comeback snatched a 2-1 win for the Premier League side to delay the Italians' passage to the last 16 on Wednesday. Ronaldo struck with a magnificent first-time shot on 65 minutes to seemingly leave Juve on course for the knockout phase, but Juan Mata equalised with an 86th-minute free kick before Leonardo Bonucci turned into his own net. READ MORE