NAIROBI, Kenya- Kenyan athletes continued to prove their distance running prowess after recording double victories at the European IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings in Compaccio and Antrim over the weekend.
In football, Everton FC boss; Sam Allardyce on Monday radiated confidence the Toffees would bounce back to winning ways with the return of stars following their FA Cup exit last week.
Still on the same competition, a dramatic third round of action over the weekend where the big boys joined the party included the shock exit of holders, Arsenal FC and other big talking points.
In the English Premier League, prolific Tottenham Hotspur FC striker; Harry Kane said on Monday only trophies would keep him at the club while
Back home, Tusker FC assistant coach, Francis Baraza tipped new signing Timothy Otieno to shine at the Brewers on Monday after the former Gor Mahia FC striker netted four goals in a friendly played over the weekend.
These are the top five stories on SportPesa News from Monday to get your sports fix started today.
Kenyans Romp To Doubles In Campaccio, Antrim XC Meets
NAIROBI, Kenya- Kenyan athletes scored polished double victories at the European IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings in Campaccio and Antrim to underline their distance running mastery over the weekend. World 1500m silver medallist, Timothy Cheruiyot and James Kibet took the men’s honours as compatriots Margaret Chelimo and Lilian Kasait Rengeruk captured the women’s races in Antrim and Campaccio in that order. READ MORE
Allardyce Confident Return Of Key Players Will Boost Everton
LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom- Sam Allardyce is confident that Everton’s collection of returning stars can help the Toffees get “better and better” under his command. Yannick Bolasie provided a steady stream of menacing deliveries into the box during Friday night’s FA Cup tie at Liverpool, where the winger turned in a direct and enterprising display as he completed 90 minutes for the first time since November 2016. READ MORE
Major Talking Points From FA Cup Third Round Fixtures
LONDON, United Kingdom- Arsenal FC were dumped out of the FA Cup by an inspired Nottingham Forest on a day of major shocks in the competition a day after Mark Hughes was sacked by Stoke City. West Ham and Leicester survived testing ties against lower-league opponents while Manchester City came from behind to crush fellow Premier League side Burnley 4-1. READ MORE
Harry Kane To Spurs: Give Me Trophies And I’ll Stay
LONDON, England- Harry Kane says he is happy at Tottenham Hotspur as long as the club start winning trophies as his manager Mauricio Pochettino warned Spurs cannot force their star striker to stay. Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane hailed Kane as the “complete player” ahead of the clubs’ first Champions League tie in October while Manchester United have also been credited with an interest in the 24-year-old. READ MORE
Baraza Tips New Tusker Signing Otieno To Shine
NAIROBI, Kenya-Tusker FC assistant coach, Francis Baraza has tipped new signing Timothy Otieno to make a huge impression in the forthcoming Kenyan Premier League (KPL) season. The former Gor Mahia FC striker, who recently penned a deal with the Ruaraka based side, scored four goals as the Brewers thrashed County side Zimmerman Youth 6-0 in a pre-season friendly match played on Saturday. READ MORE