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Lesotho successfully hosts chess tourney

Lesotho successfully hosts chess tourney

TEYATEYANENG (TNS) – Malawi born, Joseph Mwale, won the 4th Edition and 2018 BMI Open Lesotho Chess championship (BOLCC) in the Prestige section. Mr. Mwale walked away with M5,000, a trophy, and gold medal in the main category of the tourney comprising four categories sections. The second price of M3,000 was scooped by Donaldo Paiva (Mozambique), Spencer Masango (Zimbabwe) took ...

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‘We brought in top players’

‘We brought in top players’

Berea (TNS) – Lioli assistant coach, Motebang Makhetha believes the newly signed players will add value to his side. Makhetha said this in an interview with Maseru Metro last week. Tse Nala strengthened their team by bringing in six new faces in their camp, and three of those players are foreigners – Tebelo Mofokeng, Tshediso Mosikidi and Josef Lekata – ...

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Sefotha-fotha frustrates Bantu

Sefotha-fotha frustrates Bantu

MASERU (TNS) – The Econet Premier League leaders, Bantu FC were held to a 0-0 draw by FC Sefotha-fotha during a league tie played at the Lesotho Correctional Service (LCS) Ground on Sunday. Despite the stalemate, Bantu remain top with 30 points from 13 games. And the Mabote outfit, Sefotha-fotha on the other side are at the number 11 with ...

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OlympAfrica: Strive for excellence

OlympAfrica: Strive for excellence

Maseru – The Lesotho National Committee, through the Lepereng OlymAfrica Centre and FutbolNet, held a two-day training event on incorporation of Olympic and futbolNet values in daily training sessions for football administrators and coaches for C and B Division teams within the Lepereng settlement and those who might be interested. The programme started on Saturday. OlympAfrica Centre Manager, Mr Khotso ...

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Rugby Federation to hold AGM

Rugby Federation to hold AGM

Maseru – The Federation of Lesotho Rugby (FLR) will on Saturday host a Reporting Annual General Meeting to review progress made during the previous year. The FLR President, Mr Fetang Selialia said the forum also serves to help the institution self-reflect and establish whether they are still on track. “The performance of the previous year has overall been good since ...

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King: Brace up for Commonwealth Games

King: Brace up for Commonwealth Games

Mafeteng – King Letsie III urged athletes representing the country at the Commonwealth Games to be held in Australia this year to prepare themselves through regular training so that they bring home victory. He said this while delivering a speech at the Queen Mother Memorial Marathon held at Leshoboro Seeiso Sports Complex on Saturday to honour her birthday. “It is ...

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Bolt joins Sundowns training session

Bolt joins Sundowns training session

Mamelodi Sundowns had a special guest in their training session on Monday morning at the club’s base in Chloorkop – sprint legend Usain Bolt. The Jamaican trained with the Brazilians and imparted his knowledge on how to gain maximum speed with the club’s strikers. Bolt was at home with the 2016 African champions. The two sporting institutions, Bolt and Sundowns, ...

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Matlama donates uniforms, stationary

Matlama donates uniforms, stationary

Maseru (TNS) – Matlama FC visited Maseru LEC Primary School last Friday at Mohalalitoe to distribute uniforms and stationary to needy pupils. The event was graced by Matlama sponsor, Alliance Insurance Company. Tse Putsoa Treasurer, Mr. Lesenyeho Tšiu said the visit to the school is one of the items on the list of things that the Sea Point outfit have ...

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Title race not over

Title race not over

MASERU (TNS)-The City Boys, Matlama have not given up on their 2017/18 Econet Premier League title ambitions despite having started the season badly. This comes after defeating Quthing-based club 3-1 on Sunday in a match played at the Lesotho Correctional Service Ground. Matlama was the only team to score more than two goals over the weekend. Motebang Sera scored the ...

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Champions League could be Bantu’s distraction

Champions League could be Bantu’s distraction

Maseru – The forthcoming Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League fixture between Bantu and Mbabane Swallows scheduled for February 11 at Setsoto Stadium could be the club’s distraction in its pursuit for the domestic league title. Bantu FC, who are currently leading the Econet Premier League dropped two valuable points on Sunday following a goalless draw with lowly placed ...

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