Top Five Stories From Saturday You Must Read Today

Dec 30 - by Erick Ochieng for sportpesa news

Mathare shot Rangers to bounce back to the SPL summit as Wolves destroyed Tottenham with a 3-1 victory in London

Rafael Nadal of Spain looks on during his men's singles match on day two of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship at International Tennis Centre Zayed Sports City on December 28, 2018 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. PHOTO/GettyImages

  • Kenya’s record league champions, Gor Mahia FC, are the undisputed kings of the tournament having emerged victorious in both editions, without conceding a single goal
  • Clifford Nyakeya stretched their tally to 2-0 in the 54th when he tapped in a rebound after  James Situma’s header was volleyed back into play by Rangers custodian Levis Opiyo
  • World number two Rafael Nadal lost to Kevin Anderson at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi on Friday but said he was "satisfied" with his first match back after ankle surgery

NAIROBI, Kenya- Mathare United FC beat Posta Rangers FC 2-1 to bounce back to the SportPesa Premier League top on Saturday.

It was also the day that Tottenham Hotspurs FC good run in the English Premier League was brought down to earth by the unrelenting  Wolverhampton Wanderers FC.

We also gave an indepth analysis on why 17-time Kenya’s dometic league champions, Gor Mahia FC, remain undisputed SportPesa Cup Kings in 2018.

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

Best Of 2018: Gor Mahia Remain Undisputed SportPesa Cup Kings

NAIROBI, Kenya- With not enough regional football tournaments to speak of in this modern era of the beautiful game, the recent birth of the SportPesa Super Cup, now known as the SportPesa Cup, could not have come at a more pristine time.The eight-team knockout tournament was launched in 2017 in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania and featured four teams from the Kenyan top flight – the SportPesa Premier League (SPL) and four from the host nation. READ MORE

World Number Two Nadal Satisfied Despite Post-Surgery Loss

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates- World number two Rafael Nadal lost to Kevin Anderson at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi on Friday but said he was "satisfied" with his first match back after ankle surgery.The Spaniard lost a tight three-setter 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 and subsequently withdrew from his third-place play-off match so as not to push his body too far too soon. READ MORE

Mathare Shoot Rangers To Return To SPL Summit, Sharks Outfox Gor Again

NAKURU, Kenya- Mathare United FC beat Posta Rangers FC 2-1 in a SportPesa Premier League (SPL) match staged at Afraha Stadium in Nakuru on Saturday evening to return to the top of the league standings.Tusker FC also thumped basement side, Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) FC 3-1 in a one sided encounter at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos County on the day.READ MORE

Tottenham EPL Good Run Brought Down To Earth By Wolves

LONDON, United Kingdom- Tottenham's Premier League title hopes took a major hit on Saturday when Wolves beat them 3-1 at Wembley to end their winning run.Spurs took the lead with a Harry Kane pile-driver in the first half but the visitors staged a ferocious comeback through Willy Boly, Raul Jimenez and substitute Helder Costa. READ MORE

Liverpool Overcome Arsenal To Hold On To The Title

LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom- Liverpool roared back from a rare Anfield deficit to move nine points clear at the top of the Premier League as Roberto Firmino's hat-trick inspired a 5-1 thrashing of Arsenal on Saturday.Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane were also on target as Liverpool's front three all scored in the same league game for the first time this season. READ MORE