Category Archives: Sports

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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Bantu prepares for CAF Champions League

Bantu prepares for CAF Champions League

The reigning league champions, Bantu FC, are preparing for their third Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League appearance. The Champions League draw will be made later this month. The Bantu Vice President Mr. Molefi ‘Livo’ Lengosane said they cannot wait for the CAF to release the fixtures of the CAF Champions League which kicks off early next year. Mr ...

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Lesotho held by Young Warriors

Lesotho held by Young Warriors

Lesotho earned a point against Group C favourites Zimbabwe after forcing a goalless stalemate at the ongoing 2017 Mopani Cosafa-U20 Championships in a tightly-contested football game at Nkana Stadium in Kitwe, Zambia yesterday. Lesotho came close to scoring midway through the first half, but Raboama Koloti’s shot from range bounced off the frame of the goal. Zimbabwe fowards Denzel Khumalo, ...

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Lesotho held by Young Warriors

Lesotho held by Young Warriors

Lesotho earned a point against Group C favourites Zimbabwe after forcing a goalless stalemate at the ongoing 2017 Mopani Cosafa-U20 Championships in a tightly-contested football game at Nkana Stadium in Kitwe, Zambia yesterday. Lesotho came close to scoring midway through the first half, but Raboama Koloti’s shot from range bounced off the frame of the goal. Zimbabwe fowards Denzel Khumalo, ...

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African teams learn 2018 World Cup group rivals

African teams learn 2018 World Cup group rivals

The draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals was conducted at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow last Friday. Thirty-two teams including five African nations were drawn into eight groups of four. Egypt, who qualified for the finals for the first time since 1990, were pitted against Saudi Arabia, Uruguay, and the host nation, Russia. Their North African rivals, ...

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Leribe athletes excel in Altitude Marathon

Leribe athletes excel in Altitude Marathon

Despite the challenges faced by the athletes at High Altitude Summer marathon the past weekend, Leribe athletes have managed to be among the top best. This was revealed by Sports Organiser Leribe Mr Makoekoe Mahanetsa on Tuesday. He said that athlete ‘Mamohlahloe Lehapa managed to win position one in a five kilometre race. In addition he elaborated that in the ...

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Why Lesotho, Swazi players are not making it

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) is one of the most cosmopolitan leagues on the continent, with players coming from as far as Egypt and New Zealand – think Bidvest Wits striker Amr Gamal and SuperSport United’s Jeremy Brockie. However, at the moment the PSL seems to be a difficult place for nations closer to SA – Swaziland and Lesotho. This ...

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