Top Five Stories From Friday You Must Read Today

Mar 16 - by Mutwiri Mutuota for SportPesa News

Gor boss Oktay wants Kasarani to turn into a battlefield, Magical Kenya Open field reduced

A view of the draw results as shown on the big screen following the UEFA Champions League 2018/19 Quarter-final, Semi-final and Final draws at the UEFA headquarters, The House of European Football on March 15, 2019 in Nyon, Switzerland. PHOTO/GettyImages

  • The Magical Kenya Open continued to thrill with two local golfers, Simon Ngige and Madoya making the first tournament cut to advance to the third round on Friday as pre-tournament home professional hopefuls Greg Snow and Dismas Indiza sadly bowed out
  • Second-placed KCB RFC have a bone to pick with Nondies RFC in the Kenya Cup while Wesley Matthews scored the winning baskets in the final seconds as Indiana Pacers defeated Oklahoma City Thunder in NBA action in the picks of the top five stories from Friday you must read today

NAIROBI, Kenya- Gor Mahia FC head coach, Hassan Oktay, issued a battle cry to the Green Army to turn MISC Kasarani Stadium into a fortress as devoted fans of English Premier League rivals, Manchester United FC and Arsenal FC were left cursing the UEFA Champions League and Europa League draws on Friday.

The Magical Kenya Open continued to thrill with two local golfers, Simon Ngige and Madoya making the first tournament cut to advance to the third round on Friday as pre-tournament home professional hopefuls Greg Snow and Dismas Indiza sadly bowed out.

Second-placed KCB RFC have a bone to pick with Nondies RFC in the Kenya Cup while Wesley Matthews scored the winning baskets in the final seconds as Indiana Pacers defeated Oklahoma City Thunder in NBA action in the picks of the top five stories from Friday you must read today.

Oktay: We Need The Green Army To Turn Kasarani Into A Fortress

NAIROBI, Kenya- Sunday is yet another defining moment in the glittering history of Kenya' glamour club Gor Mahia FC and head coach Hassan Oktay wants their devoted fans not to miss it.

The record 17-time domestic league winners need to beat Angolan titans Petro Atletico de Luanda to make history as the first local team ever to grace the quarterfinals of the remodelled CAF Confederations Cup. READ MORE

Ngige, Madoya Make Cut In 2019 Magical Kenya Open As Indiza, Snow Falter

NAIROBI, Kenya- Simon Ngige of Thika Golf Club and Justus Madoya of Great Rift Valley Lodge Golf Resort are the only local players who made the cut  after round two of 2019 Magical Kenya Open Golf Championship at Karen Golf and Country Club in Nairobi on Friday.

Ngige fired 2-under par 140 while Madoya, who also double as Golf Resort player, had a level-par 142 to earn the feat. READ MORE

UCL Draw: Barcelona Vs Man United Headlines Last 8 As City Take On Spurs

PARIS, France- Manchester United will face Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals while Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur clash in an all-Premier League tie following Friday's draw.

Liverpool were drawn to play FC Porto in the knockout rounds for the second year in succession, as Ajax's reward for eliminating the holders Real Madrid is a two-legged tie against Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus. READ MORE

KCB Out For Revenge As They Host Nondies In Kenya Cup Tie

NAIROBI, Kenya- Second-placed Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) RFC are looking for revenge as they host Nondies in a Kenya Cup match slated for KCB Sports Club in Nairobi on Saturday.

The bankers will also be in a mission to topple Kabras Sugar RFC who have commanded the 12  team league for a while now. READ MORE

Westbrook's Triple Double Means Nothing As Pacers Edge Thunder

LOS ANGELES, United States- Wesley Matthews scored the winning basket with two seconds remaining in the fourth quarter as the Indiana Pacers rallied in the second half to defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-106 on Thursday.

Matthews put back the winner with two seconds left, capping a 16 point, seven rebound performance for the Pacers who were down by 18 points at one stage. READ MORE