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NAIROBI, Kenya- There was jubilation in Kenya as new manager Paul Put managed to guide Harambee Stars to the finals of the 2017 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup courtesy of an extra-time Whyvonne Isuza goal in a 1-0 win over Burundi at the Moi Stadium, Kisumu.

In volleyball, Malkia Strikers head cach, Japheth Munala has beseeched his players to rest after being drawn in a daunting group in the forthcoming 2018 FIVB World Women’s Volleyball Championships set for Tokyo, Japan next September. Kenya are in Pool D and will go up against Serbia, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Kazakhstan.

Prolific Polish forward, Robert Lewandowski fired his way into the top 10 all-time Bundesliga scorers of all time due to his imperial goal-scoring form.

Elsewhere, Hull City confirmed that they will face Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup Third Round after the latter edged Crewe Alexandria 1-0 in the second round replay on Wednesday evening.

Here are the top five stories compiled by SportPesa News:

Joy At Last As Isuza Fires Stars To Cecafa Cup Finals

NAIROBI, Kenya- Whyvonne Isuza scored the only goal in extra-time to guide Harambee Stars to the finals of the 2017 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup in a nervy 1-0 victory over Burundi at Moi Stadium, Kisumu on Thursday. Belgian head coach, Paul Put and his side came up against a well-drilled Burundi side that had only let in a single goal in the preliminary phase of the competition and the rearguard action frustrated the hosts until the SportPesa Premier League side, AFC Leopards SC ace intervened. READ MORE

Robert Lewandowski Is 10th All-Time Bundesliga Top Scorer

BERLIN, Germany- Robert Lewandowski has fired his way into 10th place in the list of the Bundesliga’s all-time top scorers as the Polish striker just keeps on hitting the net. Lewandowski rescued Bayern with a second-half winner in Wednesday’s 1-0 victory over bottom side Cologne as the league leaders struggled to break down a determined defence at the sold-out Allianz Arena. READ MORE

Munala Calls On Malkia Strikers To Stay Fit For Japan

NAIROBI, Kenya-Malkia Strikers head coach, Japheth Munala has urged his players not to rest on their laurels after being drawn in a daunting group for the forthcoming 2018 FIVB World Women’s Volleyball Championships set for Tokyo, Japan next September. Nine-time African champions Kenya landed in Pool D where they will take on the might of world-beaters Serbia and Brazil as well as Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Kazakhstan. READ MORE

Southampton v Arsenal: St. Mary’s Match Day To Remember

LONDON, United Kingdom- On an extremely chilly morning in the United Kingdom, the prospect of English Premier League (EPL) football later in the day is the only source of warmth for a visiting Kenyan. The wintry weather or the snow all over Southampton, the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, England that is 121km south-west of the capital London would make most in this country bolt up indoors. READ MORE

Hull City Confirm Blackburn As FA Cup Third Round Opponents

HULL, United Kingdom- The Tigers’ Emirates FA Cup Third Round opponents have been confirmed after Blackburn Rovers beat Crewe Alexandra in a second round replay on Wednesday evening. Danny Graham, who spent a spell on loan at the KCOM Stadium during the 2013/14 season, scored the only goal of the game as League One Rovers got the better of League Two Alex. READ MORE


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