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Top Five Stories From Monday You Must Read Today

AFC Leopards players during a training session at the Nakuru Athletic Club ahead of their SportPesa Super Cup fixture against Tanzanian side Singida United FC on Monday, June 4, 2018. PHOTO/SPN
AFC Leopards players during a training session at the Nakuru Athletic Club ahead of their SportPesa Super Cup fixture against Tanzanian side Singida United FC on Monday, June 4, 2018. PHOTO/SPN
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NAIROBI, Kenya- Last year’s SportPesa Super Cup finalists, AFC Leopards SC, on Monday made clear their intention to overcome opponents Singida United FC and qualify for the semi-finals of the 2018 edition of the tournament.

Golden State sharpshooter Stephen Curry delivered a performance for the ages Sunday with an NBA Finals record nine 3-pointers powering the defending champion Warriors over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

The second day of the SportPesa Super Cup tournament on Monday produced as much drama as the first when Simba SC edged Kariobangi Sharks FC 3-2 on post-match penalties to book their place in the semis.

Harambee Stars suffered a 3-0 loss to India on Monday evening in their second 2018 Hero Intercontinental Cup played at a packed Mumbai Football Arena.

Lastly, Serena Williams will be fired up to tighten her 14-year grip on Maria Sharapova by a sense of betrayal as the two iconic stars play out the latest chapter of their bitter feud at the French Open on Monday.

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

AFC Leopards Out For Singida Blood In Super Cup Tie

NAKURU, Kenya- Last year’s SportPesa Super Cup finalists, AFC Leopards SC, have made clear their intention to overcome opponents Singida United FC and qualify for the semi-finals of the 2018 edition of the tournament. Leopards will be captained by star defender Robinson Kamura in the absence of Duncan Otieno who is with the national team Harambee Stars in India for the 2018 Hero International tournament. READ MORE

Phenomenal Steph Curry Hands Warriors Game 2 Victory

OAKLAND, United States- Golden State sharpshooter Stephen Curry delivered a performance for the ages Sunday with an NBA Finals record nine 3-pointers powering the defending champion Warriors over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Curry’s 33 points on 11-of-26 shooting, including 9-of-17 from beyond the arc, lead Golden State to a 122-103 triumph and a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven finals that continue Wednesday in Cleveland. READ MORE

Simba Sink Sharks On Penalties To Advance To Super Cup Semis

NAKURU, Kenya- The second day of the SportPesa Super Cup tournament on Monday produced as much drama as the first when Simba SC edged Kariobangi Sharks FC 3-2 on post-match penalties to book their place in the semis. Simba became the first Tanzanian side to qualify for the last four where they will face Kenya’s Kakamega Homeboyz FC after bitter rivals Yanga SC and Jeshi la Kujenga Uchumi of Zanzibar were knocked out on day one of the week-long tournament. READ MORE

Harambee Stars Fall To India In Rain Soaked Mumbai

MUMBAI, India- Harambee Stars suffered a 3-0 loss to India on Monday evening in their second 2018 Hero Intercontinental Cup played at a packed Mumbai Football Arena. India notched their second victory of the invitational competition following their 5-0 mauling of Chinese Taipei courtesy of brace from skipper Sunil Chhetri, which sandwiched another from Jeje Lalpekhlua. READ MORE

Serena Williams, Sharapova All Set For French Open Showdown

PARIS, France- Serena Williams will be fired up to tighten her 14-year grip on Maria Sharapova by a sense of betrayal as the two iconic stars play out the latest chapter of their bitter feud at the French Open on Monday. Sharapova has not defeated her fellow former world number one since 2004 — a streak of 18 matches — the same year she made her global breakthrough at Wimbledon as a slender teenager prone to fits of giggles. READ MORE


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