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Thika United FC players celebrate scoring a goal in a previous SPL encounter. Their game away to Zoo Kericho FC has been postponed to Wednesday, November, 15, 2017. PHOTO/SPN
Thika United FC players celebrate scoring a goal in a previous SPL encounter. Their game away to Zoo Kericho FC has been postponed to Wednesday, November, 15, 2017. PHOTO/SPN

NAIROBI, Kenya- Shujaa kicked off their Safland7s campaign with a spirited 12-0 victory over hosts Namibia to set them up perfectly for the Main Cup quarters in the ongoing tournament in Swankompmund, Namibia. Herman Humwa and Sammy Oliech bagging the points for the Kenyans.

Elsewhere, Reigning Kenya Basketball Federation Women’s Premier League champions, Equity Bank Hawks and the FIBA Africa Zone V Club Basketball titleholders, Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) will represent the country in the FIBA Africa Women’s Club Basketball Championships that gets underway in Luanda, Angola on Saturday.

In the football scene, the much awaited SportPesa Premier League (SPL) clash between Zoo FC and Thika United FC has been moved to Wednesday due to security concerns and will now be played at the Kericho Green Stadium. In the lower league, Vihiga United FC captain, Patrick Okullo, is atop the FKF National Super League scoring charts with three matches left to the end of the 2017 season, finding the back of the net 16 times, four times from the spot.

Have a look at SportPesa News top five stories that you must read today.

Shujaa Sink Host Namibia In Winning Safland7s Start

WINDHOEK, Namibia-Shujaa kicked off their Safland7s campaign with a spirited 12-0 victory over hosts Namibia to set them up perfectly for the Main Cup quarters. Herman Humwa was first on the scoreboard when he grounded the ball for Shujaa’s first try at the corner of the pitch. READ MORE

Debutants Equity Bank Hawks Ready To Soar In Angola

NAIROBI, Kenya-Local clubs are in upbeat mood ahead of the FIBA Africa Women’s Club Basketball Championships that gets underway in Luanda, Angola on Saturday. Reigning Kenya Basketball Federation Women’s Premier League champions, Equity Bank Hawks and the FIBA Africa Zone V Club Basketball titleholders, Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) will represent the country. READ MORE

Vihiga Skipper Okullo Zeroes In On NSL Golden Boot

NAIROBI, Kenya- SportPesa Premier League (SPL) promotion-chasing Vihiga United FC captain, Patrick Okullo, is atop the FKF National Super League scoring charts with three matches left to the end of the 2017 season. Okullo has found the back of the net 16 times, four times from the spot. The midfielder most recently scored the second goal on Vihiga’s 2-0 win over Nairobi City Stars FC in midweek at the Mumias Sports Complex. READ MORE

Obiri Keen On Golden 2018 Despite IAAF Awards Snub

NAIROBI, Kenya- Despite missing out on the final short-list of the 2017 IAAF Athletes Awards, Kenyan women 5000m world champion, Hellen Onsando Obiri, has sets sights on another rip-roaring season next year. To the surprise of most, Obiri was omitted from the three finalists who will vie for the 2017 Female Athlete of the Year Award in Monaco during the IAAF Gala where Ethiopian Almaz Ayana, Ekaterini Stefanidi of Greece and Nafissatou Thiam Belgium got the nod. READ MORE

Zoo Kericho, Thika SPL Clash Shifted To Wednesday

NAIROBI, Kenya- The SportPesa Premier League (SPL) fixture pitting Zoo Kericho FC against Thika United FC has been postponed over security concerns. The match which was initially set for Saturday at Moi Stadium in Kisumu has been shifted to Wednesday (November 15) and will now be played at the Kericho Green Stadium. READ MORE

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