Top Five Stories From Saturday You Must Read Today

Apr 07 - by Louis Kalinga for SportPesa News

Tusker, Mathare share spoils in SPL fixture as Gor Mahia FC prepare to take on RS Berkane at the Kasarani Stadium

Another Prague Half Marathon victory for Benard Kimeli. PHOTO/IAAF

  • David Majak crowned his first start for Tusker FC with a goal as the 11-time winners held on for a 1-1 draw with Mathare United FC despite going down to 10-men
  • Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa stunned record eight-time trophy holders Al Ahly of Egypt 5-0 Saturday in the first leg of a CAF Champions League quarter-final near Pretoria
  • Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi scored twice in two minutes as Barcelona broke the resistance of 10-man Atletico Madrid on Saturday to go 11 points clear of their La Liga title rivals

NAIROBI, Kenya- David Majak crowned his first start for Tusker FC with a goal as the 11-time winners held on for a 1-1 draw with Mathare United FC despite going down to 10-men in the only SportPesa Premier League fixture on Saturday afternoon at Afraha Stadium.

Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa stunned record eight-time trophy holders Al Ahly of Egypt 5-0 Saturday in the first leg of a CAF Champions League quarter-final near Pretoria.

Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi scored twice in two minutes as Barcelona broke the resistance of 10-man Atletico Madrid on Saturday to go 11 points clear of their La Liga title rivals.

Bernard Kimeli successfully defended his title at the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Saturday as Caroline Chepkoech completed the Kenyan double by taking the honours in the women's race.

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

Tusker, Mathare Share The SPL Spoils In 1-1 Stalemate At Afraha Stadium

NAKURU, Kenya- David Majak crowned his first start for Tusker FC with a goal as the 11-time winners held on for a 1-1 draw with Mathare United FC despite going down to 10-men in the only SportPesa Premier League fixture on Saturday afternoon at Afraha Stadium, Nakuru. Signed in the mid-season transfer window, Majak, who made his debut for the Brewers in their 1-1 draw against Western Stima FC when he came off the bench converted from the spot in the 14th minute to reward the decision by head coach Robert 'The Lion' Matano to include him in the starting 11. READ MORE

Czech Mate! Kimeli Defends, Chepkoech Seals Kenyan Double In Prague

PRAGUE, Czech Republic- Bernard Kimeli successfully defended his title at the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Saturday as Caroline Chepkoech completed the Kenyan double by taking the honours in the women's race. The 23-year-old Kenyan clocked 59:07 to prevail in a tight dual over compatriot Felix Kibitok, who finished one step and one second behind. READ MORE

Bocco Penalty Miss Costs Simba, 5-Star Sundowns Rip Al Ahly Apart

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa- Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa stunned record eight-time trophy holders Al Ahly of Egypt 5-0 Saturday in the first leg of a CAF Champions League quarter-final near Pretoria. It was the heaviest defeat suffered by the Cairo Red Devils in a CAF match and leaves them with virtually no chance in the second leg next weekend.  READ MORE

It's 'Mission Impossible 2' For Depleted Gor In Berhane Confed Cup Clash

NAIROBI, Kenya- "This is a contest that we are looking forward to. A contest that means a big deal to Gor Mahia FC, Kenyan football and all football lovers. It is a contest that will define Gor Mahia's destiny at the big stage of the CAF Confederations Cup. "This is a contest where moments become memories and Gor Mahia are always obliged by history to defend its name within football circles, because objectives have certainly changed since the club tasted the sweetness of continental football again. READ MORE

Brilliant Messi, Suarez Break Stubborn 10-Man Atletico Resistance

BARCELONA, Spain- Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi scored twice in two minutes as Barcelona broke the resistance of 10-man Atletico Madrid on Saturday to go 11 points clear of their La Liga title rivals. Diego Costa was sent off in the 28th minute at Camp Nou after appearing to insult the referee, Gil Manzano, but while Atletico held on for almost another hour, Suarez and Messi struck late to seal a pivotal 2-0 win. READ MORE