Top Five Stories From Monday You Must Read Today

Mar 05 - by Erick Ochieng for SportPesa News

Red hot Allan Wanga tops SPL Golden Boot Race, Roger Federer moves to fourth in latest ATP Rankings

Roger Federer of Switzerland poses with the winners trophy after victory during day fourteen of the Dubai Duty Free Championships at Tennis Stadium on March 02, 2019 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. PHOTO/GettyImages

  • Roger Federer's 100th title lifted him three places to fourth in the ATP rankings on Monday
  • AFC Leopards SC on the other hand snapped a six-match losing streak as striker Wayi Yeka Tatuwe opened his account for the 12-time league winners as they battled to a 1-0 win against Sony Sugar FC in Kakamega
  • Ashley Young has warned that Manchester United should not be written off as they attempt to mount an improbable comeback against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last 16

NAIROBI, Kenya- Red hot Kakamega Homeboyz FC striker Allan Wanga headlined SportPesa News Team Of The Week on Monday following his brace in their 6-0 demolition of Mt.Kenya United FC at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on Saturday.

Others who made it to the list are Wayi Teka who scored the only goal for AFC Leopards SC against Sony Sugar FC at Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega to lift Ingwe from the relegation zone, Patilla Omotto who steered Kariobangi Sharks  to a 2-0 win against Chemelil Sugar FC at Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi and Sofapaka FC custodian Justine Ndikumana who was impressive between the posts in their 1-0 piping of resilient Kenya Commercial Bank FC.

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

SPL Round 16: Here Is The SportPesa News Team Of The Week

NAIROBI, Kenya- Bandari FC maintained a two-point gap at the SportPesa Premier League (SPL) summit after playing out to a goalless draw with second-placed Mathare United FC at the Mbaraki Sports Complex on Saturday in the signature game of round 15, allowing rivals to craw the gap in what is shaping up to be an intriguing title race. The Dockers extended their unbeaten run to six as they inched to 32 points, as their quest to win a maiden league trophy remained on course with 2009 champions, Sofapaka FC (27) the biggest beneficiaries when they moved up to fourth with a last-gasp 1-0 victory over promoted KCB FC. READ MORE

Indoor Record Breaker Yomif Kejelcha Strikes It Third Time Lucky

BOSTON, United States- If at first you don't succeed in a record attempt, try to break two records within one race – that way, even if you only achieve half of your goals, you still end up with one record. That is loosely the approach Yomif Kejelcha took at the Bruce Lehane Invitational in Boston, Massachusetts, on Sunday. READ MORE

Mixed Fortunes For African Award Winners In European Weekend Review

PARIS, France- The last three African Player of the Year award winners experienced mixed fortunes in the English Premier League at the weekend. Algerian Riyad Mahrez (2016 winner) came off the bench to score the goal that earned leaders Manchester City a 1-0 win at Bournemouth. READ MORE

Centurion Roger Federer Moves Up To Fourth In Latest ATP Rankings

PARIS, France- Roger Federer's 100th title lifted him three places to fourth in the ATP rankings on Monday. Stefanos Tsitsipas, the beaten finalist as Federer made history in Dubai also inched up. The Greek climbed one place into the top 10. READ MORE

Ashley Young Warns Against Writing Off Man United Against PSG

LONDON, United Kingdom- Ashley Young has warned that Manchester United should not be written off as they attempt to mount an improbable comeback against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last 16. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men head to France for the second leg of their last-16 tie on Wednesday trailing 2-0 after a humbling experience at Old Trafford last month in what remains the only defeat they have suffered to date under their interim manager. READ MORE