Category Archives: Sports

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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Under 20 to face Zimbabwe counterparts in COSAFA opening game

Under 20 to face Zimbabwe counterparts in COSAFA opening game

Lesotho’s under 20 youth team popularly known as Makoanyane XI will open up the 2017 Council of Southern Africa Football Association (COSAFA) Youth Championships against Zimbabwe in Group C on Thursday at Nkana stadium. The team leaves for Zambia on Tuesday morning with a total of 19 players plus six technical team headed by Mr. Lehlohonolo Matlosa as team manager, ...

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Nkoka wins high altitude summer marathon

Nkoka wins high altitude summer marathon

MOKHOTLONG – Lebenya Nkoka received a hero’s welcome at Mokhotlong Pitso ground after winning the 42.2km of Lesotho High Altitude Summer Marathon. Speaking in an interview with LENA, Nkoka who completed the full marathon with at least 2:30 minutes and pocketed M100.000.00 as first prize money said the secret of his success relies much on athletics profession as his career. ...

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13-year-old win Under 20 COSSASA race

13-year-old win Under 20 COSSASA race

Manqabang Tsibela and Makhele Rammeea have won the five kilometres race which was held in the district on Saturday organised by the Lesotho Sports and Recreation (LSRC). Tsibela who is 13 years has been leading on the under 14 athletes and Rammeea 18 years led in over 19 athletes. Tsibela had taken 20:25 minutes to finish the race without competition ...

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