NAIROBI, Kenya- The country is still rocking following the landmark Gor Mahia FC vs Hull City FC international friendly and on Monday, the recap of how the spectacular occasion unfolded dominated the headlines.
Still on football, news broke on Monday night that French giants, Paris Saint-Germain had appointed Thomas Tuchel as their new head coach to replace the departing Unai Emery as Tottenham Hotspur FC striker, Harry Kane challenged his Liverpool FC rival Mohammed Salah to prove he is not a one hit wonder.
Libya appointed ex-Harambee Stars head coach, Adel Amrouche as the man to lead their national team on Monday as well.
Kenyan Edwin Kibet Koech became the first man to run under 2:10 at the Dalian International Marathon in China, dethroning countryman Willy Ngelel from the throne in yet another masterful performance.
Here are the top five stories on SportPesa News from Monday you must read today as Hull continue their groundbreaking tour to the country.
The Historic Day When Football United Kenya
NAIROBI, Kenya- There are no words fitting enough to to describe what transpired on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani where a single game of football brought an entire nation together. The momentous international friendly between domestic giants, Gor Mahia FC and visiting English side, Hull City FC was reduced to a sideshow amid emotional scenes that for those lucky enough to witness the spectacle, will linger on for ages. READ MORE
Fleet-Footed Kibet Smashes Dalian Marathon Record
DALIAN, China- Edwin Kibet Koech won the Dalian International Marathon on with the first ever sub-2:10 performance in the 32-year history of the IAAF Bronze Label road race, taking more than three minutes off the course record with 2:09:44. The 30-year-old, whose personal best of 2:08:17 was set in Eindhoven three years ago, outraced defending champion Willy Ngelel to enjoy a sole lead during the last six kilometres before going on to break the course record of 2:13:03 set by compatriot Julius Maisei back in 2012. READ MORE
Ex-Harambee Stars Coach Amrouche Is Libya Boss
NAIROBI, Kenya- Former Harambee Stars boss, Belgian Adel Amrouche was unveiled on Monday as the new Libya national team head coach. Amrouche, the Algerian born former player turned coach, managed Stars between 2013 and 14 and takes over from Omar Al-Maryami. READ MORE
Kane To Salah: Prove You’re No One Season Wonder
LONDON, England- Harry Kane has challenged Mohamed Salah to beat him to the Golden Boot for the Premier League’s top scorer again next season. The Egyptian’s record 32 goals for a 38-game campaign denied Kane a third consecutive Golden Boot despite the English international’s best ever campaign as his double in a thrilling 5-4 defeat of Leicester on Sunday took Kane onto 30 league goals. READ MORE
This Is What New PSG Boss Tuchel Is All About
BERLIN, Germany- Thomas Tuchel arrives at Paris Saint-Germain with a reputation as a brilliant tactician, albeit with a difficult side. Tuchel had been unemployed since Borussia Dortmund sacked him last May – just days after the team won the German Cup final. READ MORE