Category Archives: Sports

Premier league games back in full swing

Premier league games back in full swing

The Vodacom Premier league will be back in full swing this weekend after the one week international break with all the seven domestic league fixture being played in different venues. Speaking in an interview, Lesotho Premier League General Manager Mr. Baitsi Motsamai told LENA that two games will be played on Saturday in which Lesotho Mounted Police Service (LMPS) host ...

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Lefty appointed Likuena captain

Lefty appointed Likuena captain

Bokang ‘Lefty’ Mothoana has been appointed as senior national side Likuena captain this week ahead of two friendly matches against South Africa premiership side Free State Stars on Wednesday and Mozambique on Saturday. Speaking in an interview, Lefty could not hide his excitement for having been appointed the Likuena coach, saying he was proud with the latest development. Lefty who ...

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Matlama and Linare rekindle rivalry

Matlama and Linare rekindle rivalry

Matlama and Linare will be rekindling their old rivalry when they meet at the second leg Vodacom Premier league to be played at the DIFA Maputsoe stadium in a double header on Sunday. Linare, otherwise known as ‘The Mighty Green’ are fresh from a morale boosting 3-2 shocking victory over title chasing Kick4Life while Matlama also known as ‘The Mighty ...

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Lesotho revives horse racing sport

Lesotho revives horse racing sport

In a bid to instill the love of indigenous games, Mokhotlong local business community has organized horse racing games scheduled for March 18 at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS) racing treks. The race which is scheduled to attract all jockeys through out the district is sponsored by one of the local business men, Mr. Makoanyane Letsie to ...

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Khatooane to run in South Korea half marathon

Khatooane to run in South Korea half marathon

Jobo Khatooane (26) is going to run against the world’s best at the South Korea half marathon this coming Sunday. Speaking in an interview, Mr. Teboho Sello says Khatooane who runs for the Mafikaneng Athletics Club locally left on Wednesday after being helped by an agent who sponsored the athlete for the South Korea marathon. Mr. Sello who owns the ...

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Lehata, Tau stand to scoop special LASA Awards

Lehata, Tau stand to scoop special LASA Awards

Mosito Lehata currently based in Mauritius at the High Performance Centre and taekwondo female player Michelle Tau stand to be given special awards at Lesotho Annual Sport Awards (LASA) ceremony on March 18. Speaking at the media briefing on Wednesday, Head of LASA Organising Committee Mr. Mofihli Makoele said duo will be honoured for being compliant with the Regional Anti-Doping ...

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Toka out, Khatala in for IAAF Cross Country Champs

Toka out, Khatala in for IAAF Cross Country Champs

Badboy Toka, one of Lesotho’s young and promising athlete has been dropped out of the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federation Word Cross Country Championships and replaced by ‘Neheng Khatala at the event to be staged in Kampala, Uganda on March 28. Lesotho Amateur Athletics Association (LAAA) Spokesperson, Mr. Sejanamane Maphathe told LENA in an interview on Wednesday that this ...

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LEFA sends two man delegation to FIFA summit in SA

LEFA sends two man delegation to FIFA summit in SA

The Lesotho’s soccer governing body, Lesotho Football Association (LEFA) will be represented by two officials at a three day FIFA Summit to be staged in Sandton Convention Centre. The FIFA Summit begins today, after the newly elected FIFA President Mr. Gianni Infantino first had a meeting with the French speaking member states across the globe, this time he will be ...

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Local athletes to run at KZN marathon

Local athletes to run at KZN marathon

At least ten athletes from Athletics Mokhotlong Association (AMA) are under going an intensive training ahead of Harry Gwala District Marathon to be staged at Kwazulu Natal (KZN) on March 05. This was disclosed by AMA Spokesperson Mr. Realeboha Lenanya during an interview with LENA. Mr. Lenanya said AMA team which is made up of six male and four female ...

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Mothoana returns to national football squad

Mothoana returns to national football squad

Former international player Bokang ‘Lefty’ Mothoana who once had a stint in Tunisia has since been roped into the senior national squad Likuena by coach Moses Maliehe to be part of the team currently in training. Likuena has been training three days a week as they prepare for the African Nations Championship qualifying games whose finals will be staged in ...

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