Category Archives: Sports

Lesotho hold Malawi in friendly

Lesotho hold Malawi in friendly

The Flames of Malawi failed to beat the Crocodiles of Lesotho “Likuena” following a 1-1 draw in an international friendly match played at Bingu National Stadium on Saturday in their preparation for the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Morocco next year. The visitors took a surprising lead just a minute before the recess, through a corner, when the ...

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Tshepo Mathibelle wins Soweto Marathon

Tshepo Mathibelle wins Soweto Marathon

The flag of Lesotho waved proudly at the Soweto Marathon as Tsepo Mathibele ended Ethiopia’s dominance at the event. The 24th Soweto Marathon took place in the Johannesburg township, Soweto, yesterday. The race boasts historic attractions such as Vilakazi Street, Morris Isaacson High School, and the 16 June Memorial Acre. The runner from the Mountain Kingdom crossed the finish line ...

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Thabane yearns for performance based civil service

Thabane yearns for performance based civil service

Prime Minister Thomas Thabane yearns for a delivery service performance based public service with appropriate salary structure and he wishes to see this will come into effect with the reformed civil service. Thabane was speaking during a Public Service games launch by Maesaiah Thabane Trust Fund and Lesotho Football Association (LEFA) in Maseru on Thursday. He said Lesotho’s Public Service’s ...

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Makoanyane XI gears up for COSAFA Cup

Makoanyane XI gears up for COSAFA Cup

Lesotho Under-20 soccer squad, Makoanyane XI, have been training for the past 20 days, twice a week, to prepare for the annual COSAFA Youth Championships. The regional youth championship will be staged in Lusaka, Zambia from 6-16 December 06. The team Manager Mr. Lehlohonolo Matlosa said head coach, Mr. Leslie Notsi, started the training with 30 players, but he will ...

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Fight for national sports body not over

Fight for national sports body not over

The five associations which dragged the Lesotho National Olympic Committee (LNOC) to court in a bid to get a court order to prevent the national executive committee’s elections refuse to throw in the towel. The LNOC’S national executive elections will go ahead at Lehakoe Recreation Club on Friday. Speaking in an interview, one of the five associations, Lesotho Amateur Athletics ...

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Tjoka refutes SA citizenship claims

Tjoka refutes SA citizenship claims

‘Mamoroallo Tjoka dismissed claims that she took South African citizenship following South African media reports during the Free State O.R. Tambo Marathon 2017 in Bloemfontein on Sunday. Tjoka finished second in the 21.1km race after a Kenyan athlete and Nneheng Khatala came third. Following her two-year ban for using a ban substance in 2014, Tjoka refuted the citizenship claims, saying ...

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It’s a two-horse race for president position of athletics association

It’s a two-horse race for president position of athletics association

It is a two horse race for Lesotho Amateur Athletics Association (LAAA) presidential elections to be held during the association’s Annual General Conference to be staged on October 28 in a venue yet to be decided upon. LAAA Public Relations Officer (PRO) Mr. Sejanamane Maphathe said those vying for the association’s presidential elections are incumbent president Mr. Pati Mareka who ...

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Lesotho High Altitude Summer Marathon launched

Lesotho High Altitude Summer Marathon launched

In preparation for Lesotho High Alititude Summer Marathon (LHASM) scheduled for December 02, Ministry of Gender and Youths, Sports and Recreation (MGYSR) has officially launched registration at the district level of Mokhotlong on Saturday. Lesotho High Altitude Summer Marathon which is planned to run in three categories of 42.2km, 21.1km and 5km development race will all kick start in various ...

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Likatola resumes camp ahead of Rugby Africa Tourney

Likatola resumes camp ahead of Rugby Africa Tourney

The Lesotho’s senior Rugby national side popularly known as Likatola is going to camp at the Aloes Guest House at the Berea Plateau on Friday ahead of three-day Rugby Africa South Region to be played at Machabeng College in Maseru starting on Sunday. Speaking in an interview, Lesotho Rugby Federation Secretary General Mr. Lits’itso Mots’eremeli said the purpose of the ...

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Econet Premier League returns after festive break

Econet Premier League returns after festive break

The Econet Premier League will return in full swing following a week long Independence break in various venues this weekend. Speaking in an interview, Premier League Management Committee (PLMC) Communications and Marketing Manager (CMM) Mr. Lekholoa ‘Chipa” Mosito said all the 14 teams will be in action. He said current league pacesetters and reigning league champions Bantu will visit struggling ...

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