Category Archives: Sports

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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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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