Top Five Stories From Friday You Must Read Today

Feb 02 - by Erick Ochieng for SportPesa News

Mathare out to consolidate their lead at the top in the SportPesa Premier League, marathon legend Tergat donate his kit to the IAAF

AFC Leopards .PHOTO/SPN

  • The other highlights are the ‘Western Derby’ between Kakamega Homeboyz FC and Vihiga United FC at the venue nicknamed  Estadio de Bukhungu in Kakamega as well as the sugar millers showdown between Nzoia United FC and Sony Sugar FC in Bungoma
  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has challenged Anthony Martial to fulfil his potential at Manchester United by following Cristiano Ronaldo's example
  • Tergat- now the president of the National Olympics Committee-Kenya- famously became the first man to win five World Cross senior titles in a row when he held on to the coveted crown from 1995 to 1999 when the event was an annual affair

NAIROBI, Kenya- SportPesa News on Friday highlighted five key talking points of SportPesa Premier League ahead  of Round 11 encounters slated for different venues from a cross the country this weekend.

We also had an in depth look at why wounded Bandari FC and AFC Leopards SC who have an epic battle at Mbaraki Stadium in Mombasa on Sunday are seeking to bounce back in the league that is commanded by Mathare United FC who have opened a five point margin at the top.

Also read here to know the reason World Cross Country Championships legend, Paul Tergat, on the day donated his competition kit to the IAAF Heritage Collection.

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

Five Key Talking Points Of SportPesa Premier League Round 11

NAIROBI, Kenya- Francis Kimanzi’s Mathare United FC remain unbeaten and sit pretty at the top of the SportPesa Premier League with 24 points, six clear of second-place Bandari FC as the domestic top flight competition spills into its 11th round.Champions Gor Mahia FC will be out of action this weekend as they face Cairo giants Zamalek FC in their titanic CAF Confederations Cup opening Group D clash at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on Sunday having risen to fourth with a game in hand on the leaders but already eight adrift.READ MORE

LeBron Lifts Lakers On His Return, Westbrook Named In All-Star Reserves

LOS ANGELES, United States- Former most valuable player Russell Westbrook and Toronto Raptors star Kyle Lowry head the list of reserves announced on Thursday for the NBA all-star game.Oklahoma City Thunder guard Westbrook received his eighth all-star selection while Lowry was chosen to his fifth straight game.READ MORE

Wounded Bandari, Leopards Hunt SportPesa Premier League Redemption

NAIROBI, Kenya- Wounded Bandari FC and AFC Leopards SC clash in Mombasa seeking to bounce back in the SportPesa Premier League (SPL) where leaders Mathare United FC are out to put daylight at the top when they play basement side Mt. Kenya United FC.The other highlights are the ‘Western Derby’ between Kakamega Homeboyz FC and Vihiga United FC at the venue nicknamed  Estadio de Bukhungu in Kakamega as well as the sugar millers showdown between Nzoia United FC and Sony Sugar FC in Bungoma.READ MORE

Kenya Legend Tergat Donates Iconic Kit To IAAF World Cross Exhibition

NAIROBI, Kenya- World Cross Country Championships legend, Paul Tergat, has become the latest famous athlete to donate competition kit to the IAAF Heritage Collection.The iconic Kenyan distance running great gave away the uniform that he wore when striding to his third senior men gold medal in Turin, Italy in 1997 and the kit will be on display during the Aarhus 2019 World Cross in Denmark exhibition.READ MORE

Man United Boss Solskjaer Urges Martial To Follow Ronaldo's Example

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has challenged Anthony Martial to fulfil his potential at Manchester United by following Cristiano Ronaldo's example.United announced on Thursday that the France striker had signed a new contract that commits him to the club until at least June 2024, with the option for a further year..READ MORE