NAIROBI, Kenya- AFC Leopards SC, under the tutelage of caretaker coach Dennis Kitambi, went level on points with leaders Gor Mahia FC after registering their fourth consecutive win with a 2-1 victory over Kakamega Homeboyz FC on Sunday.
Gor Mahia remain with a game in hand as they were away on continental duty, putting on a brave performance but going down 1-0 to Esperance in Tunis on Sunday afternoon. The loss means that Gor will have to contest the CAF Confederations Cup playoffs.
Back in Kenya, Carl ‘Flash’ Tundo clocked 1:55:05.8 to win the second round of Safari Rally that concluded at the historic Delamere Farm and the ranges of Aberdare Hill in the Rift Valley.
In matters rugby, in-form KCB RFC set up a repeat of last year’s final with Kabras Sugar RFC after they thrashed Resolution Impala Saracens 15-0 on Saturday at the Ruaraka Sports Complex, Kabras made it to the final after seeing off Menengai Cream Homeboyz RFC 29-13 at the Jamhuri Park.
Lastly, Mark Hughes got off to a flying start as Southampton FC manager as his side beat Wigan Athletic FC 2-0 to set up a semi final clash against Chelsea FC, whilst Manchester United FC will battle it out against Tottenham Hotspur FC in the other semi at Wembley.
Here are the top five stories from Sunday you must read today, compiled by SportPesa News:
Late Odera Penalty Takes Leopards Level On Points With Gor
MACHAKOS, Kenya- AFC Leopards SC made it four wins in their last four Kenya Premier League (KPL) matches with a deserved 2-1 victory over Kakamega Homeboyz FC at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos. The result took Leopards back into second place, after Bandari FC had leapfrogged them on Saturday with victory over Zoo FC, level on points (16) with leaders Gor Mahia FC who have a game in hand. READ MORE
Sizzling KCB Thrash Impala To Set Up Kabras Cup Final
NAIROBI, Kenya- Kenya Cup defending champions, Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB), thrashed Resolution Impala Saracens 15-0 at Ruaraka Sports Club in Nairobi to sail to the finals against Kabras Sugar RFC. The win saw KCB set a repeat of last year’s final with Kabras who thumped Menengai Cream Homeboyz RFC 29-13 in another mouthwatering semi at Jamhuri Park. READ MORE
Carl Tundo Wins His Record Fifth Safari Rally Title
NAIVASHA, Kenya – Kenya’s Carl ‘Flash’ Tundo is the winner of the second round of Safari Rally that concluded at the historic Delamere Farm and the ranges of Aberdare Hill in the Rift Valley on Sunday. The Menengai Oil Racing speedster clocked 1:55:05.8 to win the contest that was hampered with incessant rains pounding most parts of the country. READ MORE
Chelsea To Face Saints, United Play Spurs In FA Cup Semis
LONDON, United Kingdom- Manchester United FC and Tottenham will clash in a potentially thrilling FA Cup semi-final, while troubled Chelsea FC take on Southampton FC in the other last four clash at Wembley. Desperate to win a trophy to rescue a frustrating campaign, United advanced to the semi-finals with a 2-0 win over Brighton at Old Trafford on Saturday. READ MORE
Brave Gor Mahia Go Down To Esperance In Tunis
TUNIS, Tunisia- Record Kenya Premier League (KPL) champions, Gor Mahia FC bowed out of the 2018 CAF Champions League after a 1-0 loss to Esperance de Tunis in the Tunisian capital on Sunday evening. In a game marred by allegations of disgraceful racist chants where local fans hurled things at the Kenyan players, to the point they had to take cover at the centre of the pitch, Gor put on a brave performance but were just unlucky against the Tunisian league leaders. READ MORE