Category Archives: Sports

Bantu aim to register 5 new players

Bantu aim to register 5 new players

Reigning Vodacom Premier league champions Bantu FC has identified five new players to reinforce the team during the off season in order to get ready for the new2017/18 season. Bantu were crowned the league champions after dethroning previous league title holders Lioli at the last game of the season. Speaking in an interview, Bantu First Vice President Mr. Molefi “Livo” ...

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DIFA targets schools for soccer development

DIFA targets schools for soccer development

In a bid to identify talent at young age, District Football Association (DIFA) Mokhotlong has planned to launch an outreach soccer development programme targeting schools starting from August. This was dosclosed by DIFA Marketing Manager Mr. Mothepu Mothae when unveiling their plans during an interview with LENA. Mr. Mothae said through this initiative, their main objective is to work in ...

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Tale recovers on time for COSAFA Cup

Tale recovers on time for COSAFA Cup

A speedy senior soccer side Likuena striker Thapelo ‘Nana’ Tale has fully recovered from the injury he sustained during the opening African Cup of Nations (AFCON) Cup game against Taifa Stars of Tanzania on June 10. Tale scored the equalising and only goal but had to be replaced after picking up the injury but has begun training with the rest ...

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Mixed reactions on video system in football

Mixed reactions on video system in football

There has been mixed reactions to the use of Video Inspection System at the FIFA Russia 2017 Confederations Cup currently on going ahead of the FIFA World cup 2018 to be hosted by Russia. Speaking in an interview, Lesotho Premier League Chairperson Mr. John Leuta said while the Video Inspection System was being tested at the FIFA Russia 2017 Confederations ...

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FutbolNet regional tournament comes to Maseru

FutbolNet regional tournament comes to Maseru

In an effort to celebrate the Olympic month, the Lepereng Olympafrica Center (LOC) will on Saturday and Sunday host the FutbolNet Regional Tournament to be staged at LOC facilities at Lepereng in Maseru. According to Head of Programmes Lesotho National Olympic Committee (LNOC), Mr. Pulumo Nkhacha, owing to the success of the 2016 Regional Tournament, Lesotho through the LNOC and ...

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Likuena eye COSAFA cup

Likuena eye COSAFA cup

Lesotho’s senior soccer squad Likuena eyes are now focusing on the regional Council of Southern Africa Football Association (COSAFA) Cup where they are set to face Namibia on July 01. Likuena have been given a bye at the preliminary stage and will only begin the COSAFA CUP competition at the quarter-final stage due to sterling performances in the previous edition ...

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LPL awards shelved due to Likuena’s international duty

LPL awards shelved due to Likuena’s international duty

Lesotho senior national side Likuena busy schedule for international commitments has affected the Lesotho Premier League end of season awards presentation. The Lesotho Vodacom Premier league season came to an end on May 06 with Bantu FC being crowned new league champions. Lesotho Premier League Communications and Marketing Manager (CMM) Mr. Lekholoa ‘Chipa’ Mosito said both Lesotho Premier League and ...

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Nkhasi wins 2 gold medals in Zimbabwe

Nkhasi wins 2 gold medals in Zimbabwe

Namakoe Nkhasi has scooped two gold medals at the Southern Africa Senior Track and Field events held in Zimbabwe last weekend. Nkhasi won the medals in 5000 and 10 000 metres in 13 minutes and 52 seconds as well as 29 minutes and 28 seconds but missed out on qualifying for the London International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World ...

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Likuena return home from Tanzania with heads high

Likuena return home from Tanzania with heads high

Lesotho’s senior soccer squad Likuena returned home on Sunday evening from Tanzania with their heads held high after holding their opponents Taifa Stars to a 1-1 draw in front of a capacity crowned played in Dar-es-lam last Saturday. Likuena and Taifa Stars met in an opening Total African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier whose finals will be played in Cameroon ...

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Women in sport leadership equipped with skills

Women in sport leadership equipped with skills

The Women in Sports Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretary General is participating at the three-day workshop held in Zambia ending on Sunday. This was revealed by the Lesotho Netball Association (LNA) Public Relations Officer, Ms. ‘Mats’epo Mohau in an interview on Sunday. She indicated that Ms. Moipone Shale, who is also the LNA President is also representing the country ...

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