Top Five Stories From Tuesday You Must Read Today

Mar 06 - by Mutwiri Mutuota for SportPesa News

Holder Real Madrid tumble out of UEFA Champions League, Snoop Dogg Tears Into Lakers

Sean Combs (L) and Snoop Dogg attend Game Six of the NBA playoff finals between the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2010 NBA Playoff on June 15, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. PHOTO/AFP

  • In the same competition, Tottenham Hotspur FC finished the job against Bundesliga leaders, Borussia Dortmund with Harry Kane scoring the winner in a 1-0 victory at Signal Iduna Park
  • On the home front, organisers of the 2019 Magical Kenya Open will fly in Internet golf sensation Ho-sung Choi of South Korea to spice up proceeding at the Karen Golf and Country Club
  • Harambee Stars will launch their bid to make a first ever Africa Home Nations Championships when they entertain Burundi in a two-legged qualifier in May, the Confederation of African Football declared on Tuesday

NAIROBI, Kenya- Tuesday night saw the end of a glorious era in European football when holders, Real Madrid CF crashed out of the UEFA Champions League in sensational fashion at the Bernabeu in a 4-1 beating by Ajax Amsterdam in the biggest story in sport.

In the same competition, Tottenham Hotspur FC finished the job against Bundesliga leaders, Borussia Dortmund with Harry Kane scoring the winner in a 1-0 victory at Signal Iduna Park.

On the home front, organisers of the 2019 Magical Kenya Open will fly in Internet golf sensation Ho-sung Choi of South Korea to spice up proceeding at the Karen Golf and Country Club.

Harambee Stars will launch their bid to make a first ever Africa Home Nations Championships when they entertain Burundi in a two-legged qualifier in May, the Confederation of African Football declared on Tuesday.

To round off the top five stories on SportPesa News from Tuesday you must read today, we got Snoop Dogg in the house and find out what happened to the kidnapped mother of a Nigerian midfielder.

Real End Of An Era: Champions League Holders Crash Out To Sleek Ajax

MADRID, Spain- The reign of Real Madrid in Europe is over and their season could well be too after they were stunned by a 4-1 defeat at home to Ajax on Tuesday. 

In seven days, Madrid have been knocked out of the Copa del Rey, La Liga's title race and now the last 16 of the Champions League, the competition they had come to believe was their own. READ MORE 

South Korea Internet Star Brings 'Fisherman Swings' To Magical Kenya Open

Nairobi, Kenya- Internet golf sensation Ho-sung Choi of South Korea is among the latest entrants to the 2019 Magical Kenya Open slated for Karen Golf and Country Club in Nairobi on March 14 to 17.

Choi will contest alongside the likes of 2018 European Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjørn of Denmark and rising star Shubhankar Sharma of India in the European Tour event  after he accepted an invitation to the championship. READ MORE

Harambee Stars To Launch Maiden CHAN Hunt Against Burundi In July

NAIROBI, Kenya- National team Harambee Stars are looking forward to make a maiden appearance in the sixth edition of Africa Nations Championships (CHAN) slated for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in January 2020.

Kenya will start campaign for the 16-team tournament against Burundi at Moi International Sports Center, Kasarani in Nairobi on July 26. READ MORE

Fed Up Lakers Super Fan Snoop Dogg Rant Against Team, LeBron Goes Viral

LOS ANGELES, United States- Snoop Dogg is fed up with the Los Angeles Lakers’ performance this season, so much so that he’s offering up his box seats for next to nothing.

The “Gin and Juice” rapper went on an expletive-filled rant that went viral in the wake of the Lakers’ loss to the Phoenix Suns, who have more losses than any other team in the NBA. READ MORE

Nigeria Winger's Mother Freed By Kidnappers Who Demanded USD40,000

WARRI, Nigeria- Kidnappers have released the mother of Bordeaux and Nigeria winger Samuel Kalu after holding her for nearly a week, police in the country's southeast said on Tuesday. 

Ozuruonye Juliet Kalu was seized from her car on February 27 as she travelled to her home in Abia state. Reports said the kidnappers demanded some three million naira ($40,000, 35,000 euros) for her release. READ MORE