Top Five Stories From Sunday You Must Read Today

Mar 18 - by Erick Ochieng for SportPesa News

Gor edge Atletico to seal CAF Confederation quarterfinals, Zarika ready to take Phiri head-on in her third WBC Women Super Bantamweight title defence

17th March 2019, Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, Melbourne, Australia; Melbourne Formula One Grand Prix, race day; SportPesa Racing Point, Lance Stroll and Scuderia Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat battle together on lap 1. PHOTO/GettyImages

  • Tuyisenge’s 58th minute spot kick sealed Gor’s fate as they became the first Kenyan team to qualify for the quarters of the CAF Confederations Cup and receive a handsome KSHs 38 million
  • Migliozzi claimed the title at the Karen Golf and Country Club in Nairobi on Sunday after returning a score of 2-under par 69 in round four for a total of 14-under par 268
  • Sigurdsson scored Everton’s second and his 12th of the campaign after Richarlison had been fouled in the box by Marcos Alonso. The midfielder’s penalty was saved by Kepa Arrizabalaga but Sigurdsson held his nerve to latch onto the rebound and stroke home

NAIROBI, Kenya- Jacques Tuyisenge wrote his name in the history books as his penalty was enough for nine-man Gor Mahia FC to beat Petro Atletico de Luanda of Angola at the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi on Sunday night.

At the same time, 22-year old Italian professional golfer, Guido Migliozzi floored other 143 players to emerge winner of the 2019 Magical Kenya Open Championship.

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

Nine-Man Gor Mahia Claw Atletico To Qualify For CAF Confed Cup Quarters

NAIROBI, Kenya- Jacques Tuyisenge wrote his name in the history books as his penalty was enough for nine-man Gor Mahia FC to beat Petro Atletico de Luanda of Angola at the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi on Sunday night. Tuyisenge’s 58th minute spot kick sealed Gor’s fate as they became the first Kenyan team to qualify for the quarters of the CAF Confederations Cup and receive a handsome KSHs 38 million. READ MORE

SportPesa Racing Point's Stroll Dazzles Down Under, Bottas Upstages Hamilton

MELBOURNE, Australia- SportPesa Racing Point Formula One (F1) team bagged their first two points of the season as Lance Stroll displayed extremely brilliant driving to finish in ninth place at the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday. The 20-year old driver was eliminated in Q1 on Saturday and had to start the opening race of the season in the eighth row but battled to clock an impressive 1:27.568. READ MORE

Zarika, Mwakinyo Arrive From The UK In Style For Nairobi Fight Night

NAIROBI, Kenya- The calm of a Saturday night at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport was disrupted when World Boxing Council (WBC) women Super bantamweight champion, Fatuma 'Iron Fist' Zarika and Tanzanian rising sensation, Hassan 'Champez' Mwakinyo were accorded a rousing welcome in Kenya when they jetted in from England for next weekend's Nairobi Fight Night spectacular. The East African pugilists were accompanied by their British trainer, Declan O'Rourke and were part of the advance team from the UK expected for the anticipated boxing showpiece that will be crowned by the title fight where Zarika will put her belt on the line against Zambian challenger and former WBC champion, Catherine Phiri in a rematch of their bruising encounter on December 2, 2017 where the Kenyan boxing queen won by an unanimous decision. READ MORE

Italian Sensation Migliozzi Is The 2019 Magical Kenya Open Champion

NAIROBI, Kenya- Twenty two year old Italian professional golfer, Guido Migliozzi is the 2019 Magical Kenya Open winner. Migliozzi claimed the title at the Karen Golf and Country Club in Nairobi on Sunday after returning a score of 2-under par 69 in round four for a total of 14-under par 268. READ MORE

Sunday Blues: Richarlison, Sigurdsson On Target In Everton Victory Over Chelsea

LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom –  Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson continued their personal duel at the top of Everton’s Premier League goalscoring charts to earn Everton a conclusive home success over Chelsea. Sigurdsson scored Everton’s second and his 12th of the campaign after Richarlison had been fouled in the box by Marcos Alonso. The midfielder’s penalty was saved by Kepa Arrizabalaga but Sigurdsson held his nerve to latch onto the rebound and stroke home. READ MORE