Top Five Stories From Saturday You Must Read Today

Mar 17 - by Erick Ochieng for SportPesa News

Leopards, Sharks sail into SportPesa Shield Round Of 16, Wolves Beat Manchester United to qualify For FA Cup semis

Simon Ngige plays his bogey putt at the 18th green of the Karen Country Club on Round Three of the 2019 Magical Kenya Open Golf Championship on Saturday, March 19, 2019. PHOTO/Organisers

  • Racing Point teammate, Lance Stroll will start in the eighth row after being eliminated in Qualifying 1
  • Pep Guardiola's team roared back from a two-goal half-time deficit to score three times after the break, with Sergio Aguero grabbing a disputed late winner in a 3-2 victory
  • Since bursting into the ring as one of the fighters who rode the crest of the fame and glamour brought on female boxing by Conjestina 'Hands of Stone' Achieng' in 2003, Fatuma 'Iron Fist' Zarika has risen through glory, defeat and pain to not only become a World Boxing Council (WBC) Super bantamweight champion, but one of the most feared, respected and revered symbols in the sport

NAIROBI, Kenya- Former champions AFC Leopards SC were on fire as they walloped Kitale based Transfoc FC 4-0 at Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega to sail into round 16 of SportPesa Shield on Saturday.

Adri Arnaus and Guido Migliozzi fired the lowest rounds of their European Tour careers on the day to share the lead heading into the final round of the Magical Kenya Open presented by Absa.

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

SportPesa Racing Point's Perez In Fifth Row, Hamilton Grabs Australian Pole

MELBOURNE, Australia- SportPesa Racing Point driver Sergio Perez will start Sunday's Australian Grand Prix in the fifth row during as Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton snatched a record-extending eighth pole at the season opening race. Mexican star Perez clocked a fastest lap of 1:22.781 to finish 10th in Saturday's final qualifying and will launch his quest to earn the revamped team's first points on the board alongside former world champion, Kimi Raikonnen who is driving for Alfa Romeo for the first time this term having left Ferrari. READ MORE

Leopards, Sharks Through To SportPesa Shield Last 16, Sofapaka, Ulinzi Out

KAKAMEGA, Kenya- Former champions AFC Leopards SC were on fire as they walloped Kitale based Transfoc FC 4-0 at Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega to sail into round 16 of SportPesa Shield on Saturday. Isaac Oduro opened the score sheets for the 2017 winners in the 12th minute to give Leopards a 1-0 lead at half time. READ MORE

Nairobi Fight Night 2: Just Who Is Catherine Phiri?

NAIROBI, Kenya- When someone who goes by the moniker 'Iron Fist' hints her fight against an opponent named Catherine Phiri could be final bow in an illustrious boxing career that has broken all barriers, you should rather take them seriously. Since bursting into the ring as one of the fighters who rode the crest of the fame and glamour brought on female boxing by Conjestina 'Hands of Stone' Achieng' in 2003, Fatuma 'Iron Fist' Zarika has risen through glory, defeat and pain to not only become a World Boxing Council (WBC) Super bantamweight champion, but one of the most feared, respected and revered symbols in the sport. READ MORE

Magical Kenya Open Day 3: Drama As Arnaus, Migliozzi Go Joint Top

NAIROBI, Kenya- Adri Arnaus and Guido Migliozzi fired the lowest rounds of their European Tour careers to share the lead heading into the final round of the Magical Kenya Open presented by Absa. The playing partners put on a stunning show on day three at Karen Country Club, as Arnaus took the lead at the turn before Migliozzi surged past him on the back nine to lead by two. READ MORE

Superb Wolves Dump Man United, Rivals City Scrape To FA Cup Semis

LONDON, England- Manchester City produced a stunning comeback against Swansea to reach the FA Cup semi-finals and keep their quadruple dreams alive as Wolves sent Manchester United crashing out  on Saturday night. Pep Guardiola's team roared back from a two-goal half-time deficit to score three times after the break, with Sergio Aguero grabbing a disputed late winner in a 3-2 victory. READ MORE