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Kenya Under 17 team line-up before the start of their match against Burundi on Saturday, April 14, 2018. PHOTO/FKF
Kenya Under 17 team line-up before the start of their match against Burundi on Saturday, April 14, 2018. PHOTO/FKF
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NAIROBI, Kenya- World champions Hellen Obiri and Elijah Manangoi delivered two quickfire gold medals at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games on Saturday morning on the final day of track and field action to restore pride for wounded Team Kenya.

In the English Premier League, Manchester City FC all but sealed the title with a 3-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur FC at Wembley and Mohamed Salah hit 40 goals for Liverpool FC in a 3-0 win over AFC Bournemouth on Saturday.

A second half brace from Isaiah Abwal capped a riveting performance that inspired Kenya to a crushing 4-1 defeat of hosts Burundi in the Cecafa Under 17 opener on Saturday.

In the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Fiji powered to the semis of the men’s rugby tournament.

Here are the top five stories from Saturday compiled by SportPesa News:

Obiri, Manangoi Provide Kenya Double Gold Delight

NAIROBI, Kenya- World champions Hellen Obiri and Elijah Manangoi delivered two quickfire gold medals at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games on Saturday morning on the final day of track and field action to restore pride for wounded Team Kenya. Obiri and Manangoi pushed the tally to 17 medals (four gold, seven silver and six bronze) as the country rose to 13th overall and past neighbours Uganda (three gold, two bronze). READ MORE

King Of Egypt Strikes Again! Salah Hits 40 In Liverpool Win

LIVERPOOL, England- Mohamed Salah became only the third Liverpool player to score 40 goals in a season in all competitions as they claimed a comfortable 3-0 victory at home to Bournemouth in the Premier League on Saturday. The Egypt international deftly headed in Liverpool’s second goal at Anfield to join Ian Rush and Roger Hunt as the only players to achieve the feat for the Reds. READ MORE

Divine Power Drives Fiji 7s To Gold Coast Semis

GOLD COAST, Australia- Olympic champions Fiji rampaged into the Commonwealth Games semi-finals on Saturday, inspired by a silent prayer rather than a snarling ‘haka’-style war dance. The Pacific islanders finished on top of their pool on the Gold Coast with a 63-5 thrashing of Sri Lanka, followed by a 54-0 whitewash of Uganda and a come-from-behind 21-17 victory over Wales. READ MORE

Weep No More Jesus: Glory Beckons As City Sink Spurs

LONDON, England- Manchester City are on the brink of winning the Premier League title after ending their troubled spell with a stylish 3-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. Pep Guardiola’s side extended their lead over second-placed Manchester United to 16 points thanks to goals from Gabriel Jesus, Ilkay Gundogan and Raheem Sterling at Wembley. READ MORE

Kenya Thrash Hosts Burundi In Cecafa U 17 Opener

BUJUMBURA, Burundi- A second half brace from Isaiah Abwal capped a riveting performance that inspired Kenya to a crushing 4-1 defeat of hosts Burundi in the Cecafa Under 17 opener on Saturday. Christopher Raila opened the scoring in the 13th before Nicholas Omondi extended the advantage from the spot four minutes later to give Kenya a comfortable 2-0 cushion. READ MORE


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