The 2018 SportPesa Super Cup winners will travel to England to face Everton, the organisers announced yesterday.This year’s edition will feature eight clubs from Kenya and Tanzania and will be played at the refurbished Kasarani Stadium from July 3 to 10, with the winner set to face the Merseyside club at Goodison Park.Kenya will be represented in the second edition of the tourney with bigwigs Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards as well as Kakamega Homeboyz and Kariobangi Sharks, with Tanzania fielding Simba, Yanga, Singida and Zanzibar Champions JKU.
In other news;
– Kenya have moved two place up from position 113 to 111 in the latest Fifa ranking.Stars, who recently appointed Frenchman Sebastien Migne as the head coach following the resignation of Belgian Paul Put in March, however, remain 27th in the continental ranking.Uganda continue to lead the Cecafa region after maintaining position 74. Rwanda (123), Sudan (124), Tanzania (137), Ethiopia (146), Burundi (146), South Sudan (157), Djibouti (198), Eritrea (208) and Somalia (207) all coming after Kenya in the region.
– Shujaa skipper Oscar Ouma is eyeing medal bracket during the Rugby World Cup Sevens slated for July in San Francisco, USA.Ouma said with Kenya having made the to the semis of the previous two World Cups, the bar has already been set for the global showpiece.Ouma also said that the squad is not worried with the new World Cup format that will see knockout matches played from the preliminaries.
– Kenya Police ‘Chafua Chafua’ team has named it’s squad for the 2018 season following the retirement of bantamweight Benson Gicharu.While naming the 2018 team, coach George ‘Foreman’ Onyango also said their sole signing this season, will be middleweight Cosby Odhiambo from Kisumu.The law enforcers have been working hard behind-the-scenes and coach Onyango admits everything is beginning to come together.