Top Five Stories From Monday You Must Read Today

Feb 26 - by Louis Kalinga for SportPesa News

Three Kenyan football fans split the SportPesa Midweek Jackpot with each winning KSHs 8,819,633, Hassan Oktay content with Gor Mahia FC's home performance against NA Hussein Dey

SportPesa Midweek Jackpot winner, Daniel Sumaili, poses on Monday, February 25, 2019 in Nairobi when he came to receive his KSh8,819,633. PHOTO/SPN

  • Three football fans and players on the SportPesa gaming platform cashed in on their passion for the game on Monday morning when they received KSh8,819,633 each for splitting last week’s Midweek Jackpot
  • Gor Mahia FC coach Hassan Oktay hailed his team's resilience after they left it late to down NA Hussein Dey at the Kasarani Stadium to go top of Group D
  • The Kenya Rugby fraternity is in mourning following the untimely demise of Resolution Impala Saracens RFC full back Richard Sindindi Otieno
  • As the country continues to grieve the passing of pioneering Kenyan Olympian, Nyantika Maiyoro the sad welfare of national sporting legends has come to the fore yet again

NAIROBI, Kenya- Three football fans and players on the SportPesa gaming platform cashed in on their passion for the game on Monday morning when they received KSh8,819,633 each for splitting last week’s Midweek Jackpot. 

Gor Mahia FC coach Hassan Oktay hailed his team's resilience after they left it late to down NA Hussein Dey at the Kasarani Stadium to go top of Group D in the CAF Confederations Cup group stage.

In a sad turn of events, The Kenya Rugby fraternity is in mourning following the untimely demise of Resolution Impala Saracens RFC full back Richard Sindindi Otieno on Monday morning.

As the country continues to grieve the passing of pioneering Kenyan Olympian, Nyantika Maiyoro the sad welfare of national sporting legends has come to the fore yet again.

Muthaiga Golf Club’s Greg Snow continued with his steady performance at the Karen Country Club leg of the Safari Tour Golf Series to remain top of the leaderboard going into the final two rounds after returning a decent level-par 71 in Monday's round to take his total for the tournament to 2-under 140.

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

Football Fans Gitahi, Sumaili, Kirui Split KSh26.4m SportPesa Midweek Jackpot

NAIROBI, Kenya- Three football fans and players on the SportPesa gaming platform cashed in on their passion for the game on Monday morning when they received KSh8,819,633 each for splitting last week’s Midweek Jackpot. Mechanic Jackson Gitahi from Murang’a County, farmer Nicholas Kirui from Kuresoi, Molo and Daniel Sumaili from Kitui Central received their cheques in Nairobi after taking an equal share of last week’s KSh26,458,899 Midweek Jackpot for correctly predicting the outcome of all 13 games on offer. READ MORE

Oktay Content With Gor Mahia's CAF Confed Cup Home Performance

NAIROBI, Kenya- Gor Mahia FC coach Hassan Oktay hailed his team's resilience after they left it late to down NA Hussein Dey at the Kasarani Stadium to go top of Group D in the CAF Confederations Cup group stage. Goals from Kenya international Francis Kahata and Rwandese forward Jacques Tuyisenge hoisted the record domestic league champions to the top of their pool with six points from three games. READ MORE

Kenyan Rugby Mourns Passing Of Impala's Richard Sindindi Otieno

NAIROBI, Kenya- The Kenya Rugby fraternity is in mourning following the untimely demise of Resolution Impala Saracens RFC full back Richard Sindindi Otieno on Monday morning. Impala announced the sudden passing of Sindindi, stating the former Maseno University student is suspected to have drowned while on a routine swimming exercise. READ MORE

Kenya Grieves Her Abandoned Pioneering Olympian Nyantika Maiyoro

NAIROBI, Kenya- As the country continues to grieve the passing of pioneering Kenyan Olympian, Nyantika Maiyoro the sad welfare of national sporting legends has come to the fore yet again. Maiyoro died on Sunday night at the Christamarianne Hospital in Kisii County, after going into a coma earlier in the day when he developed breathing problems according to his son, Kennedy Nyantika. READ MORE

Red Hot Snow Cools Competition To Maintain Karen Safari Tour Lead

NAIROBI, Kenya- Muthaiga Golf Club’s Greg Snow continued with his steady performance at the Karen Country Club leg of the Safari Tour Golf Series to remain top of the leaderboard going into the final two rounds after returning a decent level-par 71 in Monday's round to take his total for the tournament to 2-under 140. On the first nine, he impressed to record 32 having played bogey-free, and picking up birdies on the par-3, fourth, the par-5, sixth and the par-4, ninth. READ MORE