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Women soccer squad ready for COSAFA

Women soccer squad ready for COSAFA

MASERU – Lesotho’s senior women’s soccer squad popularly known as Mehalalitoe will play two international friendly games with two sides Tsunami from Qwaqwa and Simunye ladies from Bloemfontein on Sunday. Mehalaliote Team Manager, Mr. Lekhooa Thabaneng said the team has been in training for the past two weeks in preparation for the regional Council of Southern Africa Football Association (COSAFA) ...

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Redskins brace for Cairo challenge

Redskins brace for Cairo challenge

  Maseru (TNS) – Lesotho’s volleyball champions, Redskins, are preparing for the Zone 6 volleyball games to be held in Cairo, Egypt from March 26 to April 4, 2018. The Redskins men’s team will represent the Mountain Kingdom in the tournament.   This is the 16th time the national volleyball giants will be representing Lesotho in the Zone 6 competition. ...

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Banjo’s brace sinks Kick4Life

Banjo’s brace sinks Kick4Life

Maseru (TNS) – In-form midfield sensation, Lebajoa “Banjo” Mosehlenyane scored a brace as Matlama cruised to a 3-1 victory over city rivals Kick4Life FC in the second leg of the prestigious Lesotho National Insurance Group (LNIG) Top 8 tourney at the Lesotho Correctional Service (LCS) Ground on Sunday.   The match got off to a fast and furious start as ...

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Boxing Queen raring to conquer!

Boxing Queen raring to conquer!

Thaba-Tseka (TNS) – Rising boxing sensation ‘Mantoa Ranone,  delighted and honoured to have made it into the five-member boxing squad that will be representing Lesotho at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games (GCCG) that get underway in Australia on March 26.   Affectionately known as ‘The Boxing Queen’, 20-year old Ranone is the only woman in the team and she thinks ...

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Likuena to play against Zebras in Gaborone

Likuena to play against Zebras in Gaborone

Maseru – Lesotho’s senior soccer squad Likuena is set to face their Botswana’s counterparts Zebras in an international friendly match to be played in Gaborone, Botswana on March 24. The match will be played during the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Calendar. Speaking in an interview, Likuena Team Manager Mr. Rantsubise Matete said Botswana Football Association (BFA) has accepted ...

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Komphela calls on Chiefs support

Komphela calls on Chiefs support

Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela has called on the fans to support the team during times of success and adversity for the club to achieve success. The Amakhosi faithful were in celebratory mood last weekend after they saw their side beat high-flying Cape Town City 1-0 at the FNB Stadium to move into second position in the Premiership standings. Young ...

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Local football clubs run at a loss

Local football clubs run at a loss

It has come to my observations that some matters are topsy-turvy when it concerns local football. In particular, analysing how things are done by Lesotho football clubs, I am cajoled to elucidate this stage-by-stage. Let’s begin with the development sides – C and B Divisions. Most of those clubs in the C and B Division pay at least M150 for ...

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Memela calls for consistency

Memela calls for consistency

The 30-year-old attacker, Luvuyo Memela, has called for Bucs to remain composed and consistent as they look to keep up with PSL log leaders, Mamelodi Sundowns Orlando Pirates midfielder Memela says he wants to be a consistent goalscorer for the team. The attacking midfielder is enjoying his best season since joining Bucs from National First Division (NFD) side Cape Town ...

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Trading football for music

Trading football for music

Daniel Musetsi It’s not just his outstanding goalkeeping prowess that made his female fans go weak at the knees. His vocal abilities also leave musicians panicking and audiences begging for more. “Casion Pee”, as Molefi Ramahlape is affectionately known among his peers in the music circles, is one of the few talents that switched football for music. Like most local ...

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‘Pick up where Mafura left off’

‘Pick up where Mafura left off’

Maseru – Different sporting associations have put newly appointed Minister of Gender and Youth, Sports and Recreation Dr. Mahali Phamotse under immense pressure after being sworn in to fill the void left by the late Minister, Mr. Kabelo Mafura. Mr. Mafura died on December 24 in Bloemfontein, South Africa following a short illness and Dr. Phamotse was moved from the ...

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