Argentina Football Legend Diego Maradona Dies At The Age Of 60.


Football legend Diego Maradona from Argentina has died at the age of 60. The attacking and midfielder suffered a heart attack at his home in Buenos Aires.  This comes after a successful brain surgery earlier in November. He was to be treated for alcohol dependency. Diego Maradona scored 34 goals in 91 appearances for the Argentina team. He was the captain of Argentina when they won the world cup in 1986. He scored the famous Hand of God” goal against England in the quarter-finals. In a social media post, the Argentina football association broke the news.

It’s deepest sorrow for the death of our legend You will always be in our hearts.”

Maradona Football Career Due to his successful football career, Maradona was elected the head coach for Argentina in 2008 but left in 2010 where he was beaten by Germany in the quarter-finals. Diego Maradona was once banned by the football federation for 15 months after testing positive for cocaine. He retired at the age of 37 years. He was playing for Argentina club Boca Juniors. 

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Sportpesa Resumes Its Operations But Without All The Features.

Is Sportpesa Back In Kenya?

The answer to your question is yes. Sportpesa has now resumed its operations here in Kenya after 16 months of shutdown. Sportpesa was banned and kicked out of Kenya betting market after a conflict with the Kenya Revenue Authority.  This is after they were accused of evading tax and money laundry. However, they now have good news for their long waiting customers after they were licensed to operate.

Sportpesa Required To Pay 810Billion Tax Per Month.

Some Of The features Yet To Resume SportPesa is yet to restore some of its features. A good example is the jackpots. Although they have added some virtual games and casino that was not there, the jackpots are missing. This something that Kenyans are not happy about. Most of their customers place bets on jackpot only. Another key thing that is missing is live games. They are yet to make a public announcement on when the missing features will be restored. 

Sportpesa May Remain Closed For Another Couple of Weeks.

Giant sports betting and gambling Sportpesa may remain shut for another couple of weeks. The company was granted a license to operate after it has been shut for years. Sportpesa was licensed for a second time over a month ago although it has not been operating fully. Sportpesa was banned from operating in Kenya after they were involved in Tax inflations. There were also claims that they were involved in money laundering. The child company of Sportpesa UK will remain closed after a conflict with its shareholders.  

Dissagreement Over Ksh26 Billion Deal

Sportpesa was operating under Pevans East Africa before moving to Milestone Africa. On Friday after CEO Ronald Karauri announced the deal some of the stakeholders said they were not involved. The allegation that one of the shareholders transferred a huge amount of money to an international bank. Paul Wanderi and Asenath Maina went to court to stop that deal. The two jointly own about 40% of the companies shares. The company will now remain shut until the issue is resolved.


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