Top Five Stories From Tuesday You Must Read Today

May 15 - by Erick Ochieng for SportPesa News

Harambee Stars head coach Sébastien Migne names 2019 AFCON provisional squad, Bandari FC rout Chemelil Sugar FC to extend unbeaten run to four matches in SPL

Harambee Stars head coach Sebastian Migne at the AFCON squad unveiling on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. PHOTO/AnthonyMwaki/SPN

  • Current SportPesa Premier League (SPL) top scorer Allan Wanga was also part of Migne's team to offer attacking options alongside Keshiwa Reysol FC forward Michael Olunga
  • The Junior Starlets had breezed past Botswana in the first round  on a 7-1 aggregate before edging out Ethiopia 4-3 in the second round
  • The humiliation of Assad put Bandari through to the finals of the Shield tournament, a repeat SportPesa Cup final where they lost 1-0 to eventual winners Kariobangi Sharks FC

NAIROBI, Kenya- AFC Leopards SC midfielder Whyvonne Isuza and Sofapaka FC striker John Avire were the most notable inclusions in the provisional AFCON squad named by Harambee Stars coach Sébastien Migne on Tuesday.

Bandari FC managed to extend their SportPesa Premier League unbeaten run to four matches on the day with a comfortable 3-1 win against Chemelil Sugar FC at Mbaraki Stadium in Mombasa.

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

Leopards Star Isuza Included As Migne Names AFCON Provisional Squad

NAIROBI, Kenya- AFC Leopards SC midfielder Whyvonne Isuza and Sofapaka FC striker John Avire were the most notable inclusions in the provisional AFCON squad named by Harambee Stars coach Sébastien Migne. Migne was naming the team at the FKF House, Goal Project on Tuesday morning and he unveiled a list of 30 players and went ahead to state only 26 will make his final traveling squad. READ MORE

Bandari Breeze Past Chemelil, Piling Pressure On Second-Place Sofapaka

MOMBASA, Kenya- Bandari FC extended their SportPesa Premier League (SPL) unbeaten run to four matches with a comfortable 3-1 win against Chemelil Sugar FC on Tuesday afternoon. The dockers who were coming off a resounding 6-1 victory over coastal counterparts SS Assad FC in the SportPesa Shield semifinals, made light work of the sugar millers at the Mbaraki Stadium. READ MORE

Kenya Eyeing CECAFA Women Football Trophy As Provisional Squad Unveiled

NAIROBI, Kenya- Kenya has started preparations for CECAFA U20 Women Championships that is slated for Nairobi in July. In order to perform well in the football tournament that will be graced by 12 countries, Football Kenya Federation (FKF) named a 36-man provisional squad on Tuesday to start preparation for the regional competition. READ MORE

Injured Durant To Miss Warriors Series Opener Against Blazers On Tuesday

LOS ANGELES, United States- Golden state star Kevin Durant has been ruled out of Tuesday's first game of the NBA Western Conference finals and coach Steve Kerr said he could miss more of the best-of-seven series against the Portland Trail Blazers. Durant was listed as out for Tuesday's game in Oakland, California, on the Warriors' injury list, and Kerr told reporters that he did not know when Durant would return from a right calf strain. READ MORE

World Awaits Legend Maradona's Red Carpet Cannes Walk

PARIS, France- Diego Maradona is sure to cause a stir when he turns up next week at the Cannes film festival for a new documentary about his jaw-dropping life by the Oscar-winning maker of "Amy". It is only one of a wave of new works about the flawed Argentine football genius that include a just-wrapped Amazon biopic series that follows every step of his dramatic rise and fall. READ MORE