Top Five Stories From Tuesday You Must Read Today

Dec 12 - by Mutwiri Mutuota for sportpesa news

SportPesa Mega Jackpot winner Cosmas Korir throws a lavish bash, PSG, Liverpool and Tottenham book Champions League last 16 places

Former Bomet County Governor, Isaac Ruto (in blue) cuts the tape to officially open the new house belonging to SportPesa Mega Jackpot winner, Cosmas Korir in Litein on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. PHOTO/AFP

  • SportPesa Premier League coaches have reason to aim for the stars with more cash coming their way after the Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK) and Fidelity Insurance extended their partnership for Coach of the Month Awards extended into a fourth year on Tuesday
  • In the NBA, LeBron James won the final instalment of his long rivalry with Dwyane Wade, scoring 28 points as the Los Angeles Lakers held on for a 108-105 victory over the Miami Heat at the Staples Center

NAIROBI, Kenya- The scenic and vast Kenyan rift valley, provided a festive backdrop on Tuesday morning as hundreds congregated at the home of Cosmas Korir - who hit instant fame when he became the third SportPesa Mega Jackpot winner- for his grand party to open his new imposing home in Litein, Bomet County.

SportPesa Premier League coaches have reason to aim for the stars with more cash coming their way after the Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK) and Fidelity Insurance extended their partnership for Coach of the Month Awards extended into a fourth year on Tuesday. 

Later on in the night, Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpool FC and Tottenham Hotspur FC qualified for the last 16 of the Champions League a night of high drama in Europe's premier club competition. 

In the NBA, LeBron James won the final instalment of his long rivalry with Dwyane Wade, scoring 28 points as the Los Angeles Lakers held on for a 108-105 victory over the Miami Heat at the Staples Center.

To round off the top five stories from SportPesa News you must read this Jamhuri Day, nine schools made it to the preliminary nominations of Girls School of the Year ahead of the 2018 Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Awards set for January 11 in Fort Jesus, Mombasa. 

SportPesa Mega Jackpot Winner Korir To Launch Mashinani Cup

LITEIN, Kenya- In the scenic and vast Kenyan rift valley, victorious home coming parties are reserved from globe-conquering athletes, victorious politicians and those fortunate enough to earn appointments to plum positions in Government.

On Tuesday morning, hundreds congregated at the home of Cosmas Korir - who hit instant fame when he became the third SportPesa Mega Jackpot winner- when he threw a grand party to open his new imposing home in Litein, Bomet County, some 264km from the capital Nairobi. READ MORE

More Cash In Store For SPL Coaches As SJAK, Fidelity Extend Awards Deal

NAIROBI, Kenya- SportPesa Premier League (SPL) technical bench bosses have reason to smile when the Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK) and Fidelity Insurance extended their partnership for Coach of the Month Awards extended into a fourth year on Tuesday.

The parties signed a one-year deal in Nairobi running from this month to June next year with the insurer stating for the first time their willingness to be involved in the crowning of the Coach of the Year at the annual SPL Awards. READ MORE

Liverpool, Spurs, PSG March On To Champions League Last 16

BELGRADE, Serbia- Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpool FC and Tottenham Hotspur FC qualified for the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday night on a night of high drama in Europe's premier club competition.

First-half goals from Edinson Cavani and Neymar set the French champions on their way, before a bullet header from Marquinhos, Kylian Mbappe's injury-time strike and Liverpool beating Napoli 1-0 ensured first place in the group after Marko Gobeljic pulled one back for the hosts early in the second half. READ MORE

'King' James Tops Wade In Last Showdown, Curry Spurs Warriors

LOS ANGELES, United States- LeBron James won the final instalment of his long rivalry with Dwyane Wade on Monday, scoring 28 points as the Los Angeles Lakers held on for a 108-105 victory over the Miami Heat at the Staples Center.

James and Wade, who arrived in the NBA together as part of a star-studded draft in 2003, have formed one of basketball's most famous rivalries and closest friendships over the course of their careers. READ MORE

Regional, National Champions Headline Girl Schools SOYA Nominees

NAIROBI, Kenya- Nine girls schools have made it to the preliminary nominations of Girls School of the Year ahead of the 2018 Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Awards set for January 11 in Fort Jesus, Mombasa.

Schools that competed in Term One National and proceeded to the East Africa School games in Musanze, Rwanda dominate the list. READ MORE