Quickstix – Sporting headlines from around the continent
Shabana defeats Vihiga Bullets 4-1 (Kenyan National Super League)
Host team Shabana put in a strong performance by defeating Vihiga Bullets 4-1 at Migori Stadium on Monday afternoon (June 7).
Their form was attributed to new head coach, Robert Ojienda, who replaced Joseph Ongoro three weeks ago.
Vihiga Bullets head coach Milton Kidiga said, “Our marking cost us. Shabana is a very good side and we could not afford to commit such mistakes.”
KCB signs 50 million Kenyan shillings (3.7 million US dollars) broadcast deal for WRC Safari Rally.
The Kenya Broadcasting Corporation [KCB] on Monday (June 7) inked an exclusive KSh 50 million nation broadcasting rights agreement with the World Rally Champions [WRC] ro broadcase the WRC Safari Rally.
The event, which will be held from June 24 to 27, was officially launched at Nariobi’s Kasarani stadium on Monday.
Organisers hope to attract over 70 million TV viewers in 150 countries , making it one of the most watched global events this year.
In-form Legon Cities FC defeat Inter Allies FC 1-0 in Accra
A solitary strike from attacker Cephas Doku in the 57th minute enabled the home team Legon Cities FC to secure the much needed three points, helping the side to 9th on the Ghana Premier League table and seven places away from the relegation zone.
The game was played at Accra Sport stadium.
Head coach Bashir Hayford seems to have turned the side around, afte they struggled to compete at the start of the season.
For Inter Allies FC, rooted at the bottom of the table, the heartache continues as they face relegation.
Horseed humiliates Gaadiika 5-0 defeat in Somalia
Home team Gaadiika was humiliated by in-form Horseed in a match played on Monday (June 7).
Horseed took a lead of 2-0 in the first half, then added three more goals in the second, to clinch second position in the Somali’s National Link Telecom Championship.
Later in the week, Horseed will face off against Elman while Gaadiika host Heegan.
Horoya stuns Satellite 2-0 in Guinea
The in-form Horoya defeated the home team Satellite in their match on Monday (June 7).
The Conakry-based team took the leading goal in the first half and then added another in the second half.
Currently, Horoya lies first in the Guinea League 1 table, with 42 points while Satellite last on the table, also facing relegation.
Story by Abigail Chepkemoi