Category Archives: Sports

Likuena’s AFCON participation hangs in the balance

Likuena’s AFCON participation hangs in the balance

The Lesotho’s senior national side Likuena’s participation in the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) hangs in the balance, subject to Lesotho Football Association (LEFA) getting subsidy from the Government. Likuena has been drawn in group L alongside Cape Verde, Uganda and Tanzania and is scheduled to start at the preliminary rounds later this year. Speaking in an interview, Likuena ...

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Awards launched for sports reporters

Awards launched for sports reporters

Lesotho Sports Reporters Association (LSRA) in collaboration with Alliance Insurance Company (AIC) have on Monday launched awards for sports reporters at an event held in Maseru. The awards which are first of their kind will kick-start with voting process for nominees through Short Message Services (SMS) from February 01 until November this year where the winners will be announced. The ...

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Premier League double headers line up

Premier League double headers line up

The soccer fraternity could not ask for more this weekend as Lesotho Premier League has lined up three Vodacom double headers two on Saturday and one more on Sunday. Reigning league champions Lioli will take a trip to Leribe to face rivals Linare which ios struggling to gain momentum in the second round. The much anticipated clash between these two ...

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Lioli and LEFA still in dispute

Lioli and LEFA still in dispute

The reigning Vodacom Premier league champions, Lioli and national soccer governing body Lesotho Football Association (LEFA) saga regarding three players who are said to have retired from international football is continuing. The three players in question are Ts’epo Seturumane, Ts’epo Lekhooana and Kopano Tseka who reportedly wrote to LEFA announcing their retirement from international football. Speaking in an interview, Lioli ...

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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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