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Likuena to play two international friendlies

Likuena to play two international friendlies

Lesotho’s senior soccer side, Likuena will play two international friendly matches against Zimbabwe’s Warriors at home and Malawi’s Flames away in Lilongwe during the FIFA Calender next month. Likuena head coach Mr. Moses Maliehe said the two games have already been confirmed saying the Warriors game will be played at Setsoto stadium on 8 November while the Warriors game will ...

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Nigerian community in Lesotho plans fan base for Eagles

Nigerian community in Lesotho plans fan base for Eagles

Members of the Nigerian community in Lesotho said on Sunday that they will set up a fan base to watch the Super Eagles World Cup matches scheduled for Russia in 2018. Nigeria beat Zambia 1-0 on Saturday to become the first African country to qualify for the Mundial. Nigeria topped Group B, with 13 points followed by Zambia with seven ...

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Bantu remain unbeaten

Bantu remain unbeaten

The Premier league defending champions, Bantu have maintained 100{ce26f346cd59949e2c0f2d00ffd4e33d79c93a92036a118111a0d166462d4b89} winning start to the Econet Premier League season after winning four consecutive matches since the beginning of last month. The 3-0 victory over Linare, played at the DIFA stadium in Maputsoe yesterday put A Mats’o Matebele in a good position to defend the league title. However, the Premier League Management Committee ...

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Lesotho secures first victory over Namibia

Lesotho secures first victory over Namibia

Two superb goals by Lesotho captain Rabele Boitumelo handed Lesotho their first COSAFA Women’s Championship victory to eliminate Namibia from the tournament and give Zimbabwe hope of proceeding to the semi-finals. Namibia went into the game needing a win to progress to the semi-finals as the best runner-up ahead of Zimbabwe, who were held to a 3-3 draw by Malawi ...

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Phafane endorsed as LEFA president

Phafane endorsed as LEFA president

Advocate Salemane Phafane KC retained his position for the next four years as the Lesotho Football Association (LEFA) President, the national soccer governing body. Elections were during the LEFA Special Conference at Bambatha Ts’ita Sports Arena on Saturday. In an interview today, LEFA Public Relations Officer (PRO) Mr. Thabo Maretlane said there was no point of voting since there was ...

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Preparations underway for Rugby Sevens tourney

Preparations underway for Rugby Sevens tourney

Preparations are underway for the Maseru International Rugby Sevens tournament despite the financial and administration challenges facing the Lesotho Rugby Federation (LRF). The tournament will run from 23 to 24 September. The LRF Secretary General Mr. Lits’itso Mots’eremeli said the venue for the Maseru International Rugby Sevens has been booked and the LRF has also organised accommodation and transport for ...

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Banyana roll past Mehalalitoe

Banyana roll past Mehalalitoe

Banyana Banyana got their 2017 COSAFA Women’s Championship campaign of to a perfect start with a 3-0 demolition of neighbours Lesotho in a group C match played at Luveve Stadium yesterday. South Africa started the game on the front foot by attacking Lesotho from the onset. Lesotho, however, maintained a good shape at the back making it difficult for the ...

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LEFA: Phafane set for third term

LEFA: Phafane set for third term

The Lesotho Football Association (LEFA) incumbent President Advocate Salemane Phafane KC is set to retain his position at the association’s special elective conference scheduled at Bambatha Ts’ita Sports Arena on Saturday. The LEFA Secretary General Mr. Mokhosi Mohapi said Advocate Phafane KC stands unopposed after nobody challenged him before last Friday’s deadline. Mr. Mohapi said this shows that LEFA structures ...

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Linare, Matlama share spoils

Linare, Matlama share spoils

Linare and Matlama played a goalless draw at the Maputsoe DIFA Stadium on Sunday during an Econet Premier League encounter. Last week, Linare lost (1-0) to Majantja, while Matlama lost (1-0) at home against Liphakoe in their opening league matches. The Communications and Marketing Managers (CMMs) for both clubs had promised ahead of the game that the Matlama vs Linare ...

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Bantu win biggest victory of the week

Bantu win biggest victory of the week

There were no surprises when the 2017/2018 season got underway last weekend, with defending champions Bantu registering victory in their league opener. Bantu’s 4-0 win over Premier League rookies, Sefothafotha, on Saturday is without doubt a clear indication that the Mafeteng-based side are out to retain the league title at the end of the season. What is convincing about Bantu’s ...

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