Category Archives: Sports

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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Local athlete sets national record in Europe

Local athlete sets national record in Europe

Lesotho’s international renowned 100 metres sprinter Mosito Lehata has set a national record after winning the Czechs Republic in Prague on Tuesday night. Speaking in an interview, Lesotho Amateur Athletics (LAAA) Spokesperson, Mr. Sejanamane Maphathe said Lehata who is currently in Europe set the national record after running 10 seconds and 11 mini-seconds in order to qualify for the London ...

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Likuena’s AFCON road to Cameroon begins

Likuena’s AFCON road to Cameroon begins

Lesotho’s senior soccer squad Likuena road to Cameroon begins earnestly with a tricky assignment against Tanzania on Saturday evening. Likuena begin the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Tanzania’s Taifa Stars in a tricky game to be played in Dar-es-Salaam. Speaking with LENA Likuena head coach Mr. Moses Maliehe said he has selected the best 19 players whom ...

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Bohosi aiming for top 10 in Ocean Marathon

Bohosi aiming for top 10 in Ocean Marathon

Sechaba Bohosi is currently hard at training in preparation for the 48th edition of the Old Mutual Two Oceans marathon on Easter Holidays. Speaking in an interview after finishing one of his intensive training sessions on Tuesday, Bohosi told LENA that he is now ready for the upcoming Old Mutual Two Oceans marathon. He said he started preparations way back ...

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Handball committee to welcome more schools

Handball committee to welcome more schools

The handball committee in Leribe will on Wednesday welcome new handball teams from different high schools in the district at the event to be held at the offices of Ministry of Gender, Youth and Sports at Hlotse. This was revealed by Leribe Sports Organiser, Mr. Makoekoe Mahanetsa in an interview with LENA on Monday. Mr. Mahanetsa explained that four high ...

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