Category Archives: Sports

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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CAF announce club entry list

CAF announce club entry list

Holders Wydad Casablanca heads a list of 10 former winners in the draw for next year’s Champions League race, facing a tough struggle in their bid to buck the trend and retain their title. Many of the usual suspects return to the fray, including record eight-time winners Al Ahly of Egypt, who were upset in this year’s final by the ...

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Referees undergo basic training

Referees undergo basic training

The Lesotho Football Association (LeFA) organised a basic referees training course for 34 referees which started on Monday and will finish on Saturday at Bambatha Tsita Sports Arena. Among the 34 trainees are seven aspiring women being prepared for future match officiating. The Instructor of the course, Mr. Rethusitsoe Lebaka, said the programme will cover basic refereeing and technical aspects. ...

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Lesotho face Uganda in semis

Lesotho face Uganda in semis

Uganda will face Lesotho in the semi-finals of the COSAFA Under-20 Championship at the Nkana Stadium tomorrow. The development follows the end of the group stage matches in group C where Lesotho finished top after a goal-less draw with Angola at the Nkana Stadium in Kitwe on Tuesday The other group game between Namibia and Zimbabwe also ended goal-less at ...

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Boxing coaching course underway

Boxing coaching course underway

The Lesotho National Olympic Committee (LNOC) is currently training 22 Lesotho Boxing Association (LABA) coaches with technical skills on boxing at the Anglican Training Centre. The seven day training commenced last Sunday. The LNOC Head of Programmes, Mr Pulumo Nchakha, said the training is an international one in which the committee is partnering with the Olympic Solidarity to organise the ...

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