NAIROBI, Kenya- Everton FC skipper Phil Jagielka on Thursday said the only way to quel the danger of Tottenham Hotspur FC’s Harry Kane is by taking the game to them during their EPL league clash on Saturday as Arsene Wenger insisted his embattled winger Alexis Sanchez remains committed to Arsenal FC.
Back home, the final stage of the 2017 Kenya National Rally Championship is set to take centre stage at Kajiado over the weekend, while amateur boxers, Benson Gicharu, and Africa champion, Nick Okoth, will represent Kenya at the forthcoming India Boxing Championships.
Former KPL champions Mathare United FC confirmed the signing of Liberty Academy forward Klinsmann Omulanga on a year-long loan deal on Thursday.
Here are Thursday’s top five stories on SportPesa News that you should read today.
Everton Captain Jagielka: This Is How To Keep Kane Quiet
LIVERPOOL, England- Everton must take the game to Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday to give themselves the best chance of keeping the dangerous Harry Kane quiet, says skipper Phil Jagielka. The England striker has been in lethal form for the past four seasons, netting 35 goals in 38 games in 2016/17, bettering his tallies of 28 and 31 over the two previous campaigns. READ MORE
Arsene Wenger Backs ‘Committed’ Alexis Sanchez
LONDON, England- Arsene Wenger insists Alexis Sanchez remains committed to Arsenal even though the Gunners boss left out his star for the League Cup semi-final clash with Chelsea. Wenger opted to keep Sanchez on the bench until the last 25 minutes of Wednesday night’s 0-0 first leg draw at Stamford Bridge. READ MORE
Final 2017 KNRC Fly 540 Rally Set For This Weekend
NAIROBI, Kenya-The delayed eighth and last round of the 2017 Kenya National Rally Championship (KNRC), Fly540 Rally, will traverse Kajiado County and finish at Lisa Farm on Saturday. Initially scheduled for November, the Kenya Motor Sports Club-organised event was pushed forward to this month after increment weather made the route impassable owing to the short rains. READ MORE
‘Hit Squad’ To Hunt Medals At India Boxing Championships
NAIROBI, Kenya- Top amateur boxers; two-time Commonwealth Games medallist, Benson Gicharu, and Africa champion, Nick Okoth, are among 14 boxers who will represent Kenya at the forthcoming India Boxing Championships. The event that runs from January 28 to February 1 in New Delhi will see gold winners take home Sh260,000, Sh155,000 for silver with bronze winners pocketing Sh103,000. READ MORE
Promising Liberty Striker Omulanga Joins Mathare
NAIROBI, Kenya- The 2008 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) champions; Mathare United FC confirmed the signing of Liberty Academy forward Klinsmann Omulanga on a year-long loan deal on Thursday. Omulanga, a son to former Kenyan international Wycliffe Anyang’u, will compete for a place upfront against 2017 revelations Chris Ochieng’ and Elijah Mwanzia as well as the experienced Clifford Alwanga who was recently snapped from Tusker. READ MORE