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Mathare Edge Muhoroni To Ease Relegation Woes

NAIROBI, Kenya- Mathare United FC took a major leap towards maintaining their SportPesa Premier League (SPL) status after edging relegated Muhoroni Youth FC 2-1 on Saturday at the Ruaraka Stadium. Cliff Nyakeya was the hero for the Slum Boys as his second half goal ensured they bagged maximum points. Edward Seda had opened the scoring at the brink of half time before John Mwangi restored parity shortly after the restart. READ MORE

Boxing: Olympian Gicharu Has No Plans To Go Professional

NAIROBI, Kenya- Olympian Benson Gicharu says he has no plans to turn professional in his boxing career that spans for over a decade now. The Kenya Police pugilist says he is comfortable with amateur boxing that has taken him places that only seemed achievable in his wildest dreams. READ MORE

Peru Shoot Blanks In New Zealand World Cup Playoff

WELLINGTON, New Zealand- Peru failed to break down a resolute New Zealand defence in a 0-0 draw in Wellington on Saturday, leaving their dream of ending a 36-year absence from the World Cup finals hanging by a thread. “Los Incas” failed to score a coveted away goal despite largely outplaying New Zealand in the opening match of their two-legged World Cup play-off for a spot at next year’s tournament in Russia. READ MORE

Sofapaka Edge Tusker, Gor Mahia Hit Record Points

NAIROBI, Kenya- Sofapaka FC moved to second place with a laboured 1-0 win over Tusker FC in a SportPesa Premier League (SPL) match played at the Ruaraka Grounds. Humphrey Okoti scored the solitary goal in the 32nd minute to take Batoto Ba Mungu’s tally to 52 points, 21 behind league leaders Gor Mahia FC who beat Kakamega Homeboyz FC by a similar margin to hit a record 73 points. READ MORE

Australia Coach Satisfied Despite Honduras Stalemate

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras- Australia coach Ange Postecoglou praised the way his side dealt with hostile conditions on Friday after the Socceroos held Honduras to a 0-0 draw in their World Cup playoff clash. Postecoglou said Australia would return to Sydney for Wednesday’s second leg in good heart following a controlled display that puts them in the box seat to qualify for next year’s finals in Russia. READ MORE

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