NAIROBI, Kenya- After the sixth round of matches in the Kenya Premier League (KPL), SportPesa News on Tuesday took a look at the top performers to create the ultimate team of the week.
In the most elite club competition in Europe, Sevilla outclassed Manchester United FC at Old Trafford to win 2-1 on aggregate to qualify for the UEFA Champions League quarters.
Still in matters football, Southampton FC released an official club statement which states that they have chosen to part ways with Argentine tactician Mauricio Pellegrino.
Across the sea to the United States of America where Venus Williams fought hard to oust her younger sister Serena from the ongoing Indian Wells Tournament.
Here are the top five stories from Tuesday compiled by SportPesa News:
KPL Round Six: SportPesa News Team Of The Week
NAIROBI, Kenya- In a weekend that saw champions Gor Mahia FC go five points clear at the top of the 2018 Kenya Premier League (KPL) table, four barren draws and 17 goals scored, there were plenty of players who stood out from the sixth round of matches. Though they cannot all make it into the final 11, SportPesa News picks out the best of the best to feature in the team of the week. READ MORE
Sevilla Dump United In The Theatre Of Shattered Dreams
MANCHESTER, England-Manchester United crashed out of the Champions League as Wissam Ben Yedder struck twice in four second-half minutes to send Sevilla into the quarter-finals for the first time in 60 years with a stunning 2-1 win at Old Trafford on Tuesday night. The Spaniards progressed by the same score on aggregate after a goalless first-leg draw. READ MORE
Geoffrey Kamworor, The Portrait Of A World Half Legend
MONACO, Principality of Monaco- If Geoffrey Kamworor could loosely be described as an “accidental” world half marathon champion in 2014 – more of which later – it was a nasty “accident” at the start of his successful title defence which provided the high drama two years later in Cardiff. The long-legged Kenyan has, arguably, proved the most versatile distance runner of his generation. Besides his twin success at the biennial World Half Marathon Championships he has also scooped back-to-back World Cross Country titles, claimed 2015 world silver on the track over 10,000m and proved a formidable competitor over 42.2km as evidenced by his victory in November’s New York City Marathon. READ MORE
Venus Williams Knocks Sister Serena Out Of Indian Wells
INDIAN WELLS, United States- Serena Williams’ return to tournament tennis came to an abrupt end Monday as she crashed out of Indian Wells with a 6-3, 6-4 loss to her sister Venus. Venus closed out the 29th career meeting between the two on her second match point as Serena sailed a forehand long to end the third round match in front of a main stadium crowd of about 13,000. READ MORE
Southampton Football Club Statement: Mauricio Pellegrino
SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom- Southampton Football Club can today confirm that it has parted company with First Team Manager Mauricio Pellegrino. Assistant Manager Carlos Compagnucci and Assistant First Team Coach Xavier Tamarit have also parted company with the club. READ MORE