Category Archives: Sports

Likuena plays draw with Bloem Celtic

Likuena plays draw with Bloem Celtic

Lesotho’s senior soccer side, Likuena played to a 1-1 draw with South African Premier League club Bloemfontein Celtic in a friendly game played in Mangaung on Wednesday. Speaking in an interview, Likuena head coach Mr. Moses Maliehe told LENA that Koetle ‘Mangoele’ Mohloai canceled the Celtic first half goal. He described the game as tough and physical as players took ...

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Lesotho participates in junior tennis championship

Nine Lesotho tennis players are currently participating in a two-week junior championship for 12 Southern African countries hosted by Namibia since last week. This was said in an interview with LENA on Sunday by Lesotho Lawn Tennis Association (LLTA) Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mr. Modzi Kakhobwe who explained that team Lesotho is made up of both boys and girls for ...

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Chiyangwa elected new Cosafa president after Jordaan’s surprise withdrawal from race

Chiyangwa elected new Cosafa president after Jordaan’s surprise withdrawal from race

Zimbabwe property mogul Phillip Chiyangwa was elected unopposed as the new Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (Cosafa) president in Sun City‚ North West‚ on Saturday after his rival for the top job‚ South African Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan‚ withdrew from the race. Jordaan was widely believed to be a strong favourite to succeed the Seychelles’ Suketu Patel ...

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Phafane guns for COSAFA presidency

Phafane guns for COSAFA presidency

The Lesotho Football Association (LEFA) president, Advocate Salemane Phafane, is now targeting the higher international football post in the Southern African region after his name was nominated for the Council of Southern Africa Football Association (COSAFA) presidency this week. Phafane is one of the three nominees for the position of vice presidency along with Zimbabwe businessman, Philip Chiyangwa and Frans ...

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Namibia thrash Lesotho in netball

Namibia thrash Lesotho in netball

Namibia’s national under-20 netball team thrashed Lesotho 41-14 in their opening game of the 2016 African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region Five u20 Youth Games underway in Luanda, Angola. The game took place on Saturday, with Namibia dominating all four quarters with a dominant display from the start to the end. They led the first quarter 9-4 and extended their ...

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FIFA cracks the whip

FIFA cracks the whip

The International Football Association (FIFA) has today banned former South African Football Association (FA) president Kirsten Nematandani from football for 5 years. FIFA has also banned former president of Zimbabwe FA, ex-coach of Togo’s national team from soccer-related activities for life.

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Hapless Makoanyane XI trounced 8-0

Hapless Makoanyane XI trounced 8-0

Lesotho Under-20 were on Wednesday night annihilated by Amajita, South Africa Under-20 in their opening COSAFA cup clash played at Moruleng Stadium in South Africa. South Africa put on the pressure from the start as they produced three attacks in the first few minutes. Only 12 minutes into the game the home side were in the lead. Shopane made the ...

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Writer calls Lesotho ‘punching bag’

Although the Zebras of Botswana have secured a friendly match with Lesotho’s Likoena, they have very little regard for Lesotho – a punching bag – in international football. According to Mmegi Newspaper reporter, Mqondisi Dube, Zebras coach, Peter Butler, is reportedly reluctant to play Lesotho, which in his view, does not offer his team match. Butler told the media that ...

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