Top Five Stories From Saturday You Must Read Today

Feb 24 - by Louis Kalinga for SportPesa News

Oktay urges Gor Mahia to make CAF hime advantage count, Kirui Stuns Kamworor in Dramatic XC Trials

Gor Mahia FC head coach, Hassan Oktay, applauds following their Mashemeji Derby victory over AFC Leopards at the MIS, Kasarani earlier this month. PHOTO/SPN

  • SportPesa Premier League (SPL) winners Gor Mahia FC have the opportunity to take a huge step towards making the 2018/19 CAF Confederations Cup with victory over Pool D leaders, NA Hussein Dey
  • Bandari FC continued to stamp their authority at the top of the SportPesa Premier League (SPL) table with a 1-0 victory over Nzoia Sugar FC at the Mbaraki Stadium
  • Safari Tour star Greg Snow is ecstatic after he was named the StarTimes/SJAK Sports Personality of the Month of January on Friday, becoming the 19th winner of the award since its inception

NAIROBI, Kenya- SportPesa Premier League (SPL) winners Gor Mahia FC have the opportunity to take a huge step towards making the 2018/19 CAF Confederations Cup with victory over Pool D leaders, NA Hussein Dey at the MISC, Kasarani Stadium on Sunday.

Bandari FC continued to stamp their authority at the top of the SportPesa Premier League (SPL) table with a 1-0 victory over Nzoia Sugar FC at the Mbaraki Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

In Athletics, Former world Under 20 steeplechase champion, Amos Kirui stunned three-time World Cross champion, Geoffrey Kamworor as Hellen Obiri fulfilled her favourite role to perfection in the men and women senior races of the thrilling 2019 National Cross Country Championships/Trials on Saturday in front of a record crowd at the Eldoret Sports Club.

Also, Safari Tour star Greg Snow is ecstatic after he was named the StarTimes/SJAK Sports Personality of the Month of January on Friday, becoming the 19th winner of the award since its inception.

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

Oktay Challenges Gor To Make Home Advantage Count Against Hussein Dey

NAIROBI, Kenya- SportPesa Premier League (SPL) winners Gor Mahia FC have the opportunity to take a huge step towards making the 2018/19 CAF Confederations Cup with victory over Pool D leaders, NA Hussein Dey at the MISC, Kasarani Stadium on Sunday. After starting their group stage engagements on fire with a 4-2 victory over Zamalek FC, Gor surrendered control of the group when they went down 1-2 to Petro Atletico in Luanda as Sunday's Algerian visitors held the Egyptian giants to a 1-1 draw in Cairo to go top on four points after two rounds. READ MORE

Kirui Shocks Kamworor, Obiri Reigns In Dramatic National XC Trials

ELDORET, Kenya- Former world Under 20 steeplechase champion, Amos Kirui stunned three-time World Cross champion, Geoffrey Kamworor as Hellen Obiri fulfilled her favourite role to perfection in the men and women senior races of the thrilling 2019 National Cross Country Championships/Trials on Saturday in front of a record crowd at the Eldoret Sports Club. Samuel Chebole and Beatrice Chebet carried the day in the corresponding men and women under 20 races as the four winners led the Team Kenya queue for the 2019 IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus, Denmark. READ MORE

Bandari Remain Top Of SPL, Wanga Scores Again In Kakamega Thriller

NAIROBI, Kenya- Bandari FC continued to stamp their authority at the top of the SportPesa Premier League (SPL) table with a 1-0 victory over Nzoia Sugar FC at the Mbaraki Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Captain Felly Mulumba rose to the occasion and scored the lone goal of the game from the penalty spot in the ninth minute, to propel them five points clear at the summit. READ MORE

Safari Tour Star Greg Snow Amazed By January Sports Personality Award

NAIROBI, Kenya- Safari Tour star Greg Snow is ecstatic after he was named the StarTimes/SJAK Sports Personality of the Month of January on Friday, becoming the 19th winner of the award since its inception. Snow, one of Kenya’s finest pro golfers, racked up the coveted award following a remarkable performance on the Muthaiga leg of Safari Tour golf series where he swept the course with all his opponents. READ MORE

Here Are The Five Most Memorable World Cross Teams In History

MONACO, Principality of Monaco- With the 2019 IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus, Denmark just around the corner, here is  a look back at five noteworthy team performances from the 46-year history of the now biannual global showpiece.

Kenya Overall, 2010 Kenya had dominated the World Cross Country Championships for the best part of three decades, picking up a regular swag of individual and team medals. But never had they won every single medal on offer – until 2010. READ MORE