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NAIROBI, Kenya- Manolo Gabbiadini pounced to score the most important goal of his Southampton career on Tuesday evening to propel Saints to within touching distance of Premier League survival.

An advance team from English Championship side Hull City FC landed in Nairobi on Tuesday evening ahead of the monumental fixture against Gor Mahia FC this weekend.

National rugby 15s head coach, Ian Snook, has listed 14 debutants in his provisional Simbas squad of 35 that will prepare for the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup.

SportPesa Premier League (SPL) clubs have until the end of next month (June 30) to comply with the FIFA/CAF Club Licensing Rules or risk being relegated to a lower division.

Tributes continued to pour in for former World Under 20 bronze winner, Sheila Chepng’etich Kipketer who passed away on Sunday after illness. Chepng’etich who also won the silver and bronze for Kenya at the 2013 Africa Under 20 Championships in Reduit, Mauritius, reportedly succumbed at the Kericho County Hospital where she had been transferred ailing from Tuberculosis.

Here are the top five stories from Tuesday compiled by SportPesa News that you must read today:

Gabiaddini Priceless Winner Lifts Southampton

CARDIFF, Wales- Manolo Gabbiadini pounced to score the most important goal of his Southampton career to propel Saints to within touching distance of Premier League survival. A predictably tense affair was decided 17 minutes from time, just four minutes after Gabbiadini replaced the stricken Jan Bednarek, as the striker forced the ball home from a goalmouth scramble. READ MORE

Advance Hull Team In Nairobi Ahead Of Gor Clash

NAIROBI, Kenya- An advance team from English Championship side Hull City FC landed in Nairobi on Tuesday evening ahead of the monumental fixture against Gor Mahia FC this weekend. The team included Hull legend Dean Windass, Andrew Stead the clubs partnership executive and Medical officer Rob Price and a couple of other officials. READ MORE

Snook Lists 14 Debutants In Provisional Simbas Squad

NAIROBI, Kenya- National rugby 15s head coach, Ian Snook, has listed 14 debutants in his provisional Simbas squad of 35 that will prepare for the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup. The New Zealander rolled out his first team since taking charge a fortnight ago that he divided into two groups where he worked alongside local club coaches, Charles Cardovillis, Frank Ndong, Curtis Olago and Paul Murunga to whittle the prospects down and select his provisional squad for continental duty. READ MORE

June Licensing Rules Deadline Set For SPL Clubs

NAIROBI, Kenya- SportPesa Premier League (SPL) clubs have until the end of next month (June 30) to comply with the FIFA/CAF Club Licensing Rules or risk being relegated to a lower division. In a press statement issued by the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) Limited on Tuesday, clubs have already been informed about rules that sparked controversy when they first came to effect two seasons ago through a seminar. READ MORE

Ex-World U20 Medallist Sheila Chepng’etich Mourned

NAIROBI, Kenya- Tributes continued to pour in for former World Under 20 bronze winner, Sheila Chepng’etich Kipketer who passed away on Sunday after illness. Chepng’etich who also won the silver and bronze for Kenya at the 2013 Africa Under 20 Championships in Reduit, Mauritius, reportedly succumbed at the Kericho County Hospital where she had been transferred ailing from Tuberculosis. READ MORE


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