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Komphela calls on Chiefs support

Komphela calls on Chiefs support

Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela has called on the fans to support the team during times of success and adversity for the club to achieve success. The Amakhosi faithful were in celebratory mood last weekend after they saw their side beat high-flying Cape Town City 1-0 at the FNB Stadium to move into second position in the Premiership standings. Young ...

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Local football clubs run at a loss

Local football clubs run at a loss

It has come to my observations that some matters are topsy-turvy when it concerns local football. In particular, analysing how things are done by Lesotho football clubs, I am cajoled to elucidate this stage-by-stage. Let’s begin with the development sides – C and B Divisions. Most of those clubs in the C and B Division pay at least M150 for ...

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Memela calls for consistency

Memela calls for consistency

The 30-year-old attacker, Luvuyo Memela, has called for Bucs to remain composed and consistent as they look to keep up with PSL log leaders, Mamelodi Sundowns Orlando Pirates midfielder Memela says he wants to be a consistent goalscorer for the team. The attacking midfielder is enjoying his best season since joining Bucs from National First Division (NFD) side Cape Town ...

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Trading football for music

Trading football for music

Daniel Musetsi It’s not just his outstanding goalkeeping prowess that made his female fans go weak at the knees. His vocal abilities also leave musicians panicking and audiences begging for more. “Casion Pee”, as Molefi Ramahlape is affectionately known among his peers in the music circles, is one of the few talents that switched football for music. Like most local ...

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‘Pick up where Mafura left off’

‘Pick up where Mafura left off’

Maseru – Different sporting associations have put newly appointed Minister of Gender and Youth, Sports and Recreation Dr. Mahali Phamotse under immense pressure after being sworn in to fill the void left by the late Minister, Mr. Kabelo Mafura. Mr. Mafura died on December 24 in Bloemfontein, South Africa following a short illness and Dr. Phamotse was moved from the ...

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LBA elects new committee

LBA elects new committee

MASERU (TNS) – The Lesotho Basketball Association (LBA) on Sunday elected the Executive Committee that saw Francis Koma becoming President of the association unopposed at the Bambatha Tšita Sports Arena. This was after most members of the outgoing Executive Committee decided to quit for various reasons. One of the reasons was that some members’ two-year term had expired. However, Malehloa ...

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Lesotho successfully hosts chess tourney

Lesotho successfully hosts chess tourney

TEYATEYANENG (TNS) – Malawi born, Joseph Mwale, won the 4th Edition and 2018 BMI Open Lesotho Chess championship (BOLCC) in the Prestige section. Mr. Mwale walked away with M5,000, a trophy, and gold medal in the main category of the tourney comprising four categories sections. The second price of M3,000 was scooped by Donaldo Paiva (Mozambique), Spencer Masango (Zimbabwe) took ...

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‘We brought in top players’

‘We brought in top players’

Berea (TNS) – Lioli assistant coach, Motebang Makhetha believes the newly signed players will add value to his side. Makhetha said this in an interview with Maseru Metro last week. Tse Nala strengthened their team by bringing in six new faces in their camp, and three of those players are foreigners – Tebelo Mofokeng, Tshediso Mosikidi and Josef Lekata – ...

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Sefotha-fotha frustrates Bantu

Sefotha-fotha frustrates Bantu

MASERU (TNS) – The Econet Premier League leaders, Bantu FC were held to a 0-0 draw by FC Sefotha-fotha during a league tie played at the Lesotho Correctional Service (LCS) Ground on Sunday. Despite the stalemate, Bantu remain top with 30 points from 13 games. And the Mabote outfit, Sefotha-fotha on the other side are at the number 11 with ...

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OlympAfrica: Strive for excellence

OlympAfrica: Strive for excellence

Maseru – The Lesotho National Committee, through the Lepereng OlymAfrica Centre and FutbolNet, held a two-day training event on incorporation of Olympic and futbolNet values in daily training sessions for football administrators and coaches for C and B Division teams within the Lepereng settlement and those who might be interested. The programme started on Saturday. OlympAfrica Centre Manager, Mr Khotso ...

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