NAIROBI, Kenya- England is buzzing after nine-time champions, Everton FC, signed rising Turkish star striker, Cenk Tosun on a three-year deal with the German-born player promising on Saturday to rain in the goals.
Still in England, Saturday saw the continuation of FA Cup third round action as the oldest domestic football competition hit high gear with the big boys joining the fray.
Southampton FC and Hull City Tigers FC joined Premier League leaders, Manchester City FC into the fourth round with identical 1-0 away victories to Fulham FC and Blackburn Rovers FC.
Italian top flight competition; Serie A resumed on Saturday with ex-Watford FC boss, Walter Mazzarri enjoying a dream start as Torino boss when his men spanked Bologna 3-0. There is some local Polo action to savour from Kenya too in this collection of top five stories from Saturday on SportPesa News you must read today to spice up your Sunday. Here goes and keep it here for more riveting sporting action.
Turkish Star Tosun Promises To Bang In The Goals At Everton
LIVERPOOL, England- Cenk Tosun has vowed to bring goals to Everton and show fans “the kind of player I am” after the striker completed his move from Besiktas on a four-and-a-half-year contract to the end of June 2022. The 26-year-old Turkey international, capped 25 times for his country, revealed that the eagerness shown by manager Sam Allardyce and by the Club to secure his arrival at Goodison proved persuasive in his decision-making. READ MORE
Aina The Hero: Tigers Claw Blackburn To Sail Through
LONDON, England- The Tigers made it through to the fourth round of the Emirates FA Cup with a 1-0 victory over League One side Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on Saturday. Ola Aina’s goal, the first of his senior career, was enough to send Nigel Adkins’ side through and inflict Blackburn’s first defeat since mid-October. READ MORE
Saints March In: Prowse Fires Southampton To Fourth Round
LONDON, England- James Ward-Prowse’s left-footed drive was enough to secure Saints’ spot in the Fourth Round of the FA Cup at the expense of Fulham on Saturday. Southampton had progressed past lower league opponents in 17 of their last 18 FA Cup ties before this afternoon and made no mistake at Craven Cottage, the midfielder’s confident strike deciding an engaging tie by the Thames. READ MORE
Mazzarri Off To Winning Start As Torino Sink Bologna
MILAN, Italy- Former Watford boss Walter Mazzarri got off to a winning start as new Torino coach with a 3-0 home win over Bologna on Saturday. Lorenzo De Silvestri, M’Baye Niang and Iago Falque all scored to seal a valuable three points for just the second time in Torino’s last nine matches. READ MORE
Samurai Edge Royal Salute To Keep Title Defence Alive
NAIROBI, Kenya-Champions Samurai edged Royal Salute 5-4 to keep their hopes of retaining the annual Davis Cup alive at the Nairobi Polo Club in Jamhuri on Saturday. Hiromi Nzomo was the star of the see-saw match with a hat-trick. She was successfully assisted to the goals by her father Raphael and teammates Kevin Kaniu and Magda Jurkowiecka. READ MORE