Category Archives: Sports

Local athlete sets national record in Europe

Local athlete sets national record in Europe

Lesotho’s international renowned 100 metres sprinter Mosito Lehata has set a national record after winning the Czechs Republic in Prague on Tuesday night. Speaking in an interview, Lesotho Amateur Athletics (LAAA) Spokesperson, Mr. Sejanamane Maphathe said Lehata who is currently in Europe set the national record after running 10 seconds and 11 mini-seconds in order to qualify for the London ...

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Likuena’s AFCON road to Cameroon begins

Likuena’s AFCON road to Cameroon begins

Lesotho’s senior soccer squad Likuena road to Cameroon begins earnestly with a tricky assignment against Tanzania on Saturday evening. Likuena begin the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Tanzania’s Taifa Stars in a tricky game to be played in Dar-es-Salaam. Speaking with LENA Likuena head coach Mr. Moses Maliehe said he has selected the best 19 players whom ...

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Bohosi aiming for top 10 in Ocean Marathon

Bohosi aiming for top 10 in Ocean Marathon

Sechaba Bohosi is currently hard at training in preparation for the 48th edition of the Old Mutual Two Oceans marathon on Easter Holidays. Speaking in an interview after finishing one of his intensive training sessions on Tuesday, Bohosi told LENA that he is now ready for the upcoming Old Mutual Two Oceans marathon. He said he started preparations way back ...

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Handball committee to welcome more schools

Handball committee to welcome more schools

The handball committee in Leribe will on Wednesday welcome new handball teams from different high schools in the district at the event to be held at the offices of Ministry of Gender, Youth and Sports at Hlotse. This was revealed by Leribe Sports Organiser, Mr. Makoekoe Mahanetsa in an interview with LENA on Monday. Mr. Mahanetsa explained that four high ...

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Premier league games back in full swing

Premier league games back in full swing

The Vodacom Premier league will be back in full swing this weekend after the one week international break with all the seven domestic league fixture being played in different venues. Speaking in an interview, Lesotho Premier League General Manager Mr. Baitsi Motsamai told LENA that two games will be played on Saturday in which Lesotho Mounted Police Service (LMPS) host ...

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Lefty appointed Likuena captain

Lefty appointed Likuena captain

Bokang ‘Lefty’ Mothoana has been appointed as senior national side Likuena captain this week ahead of two friendly matches against South Africa premiership side Free State Stars on Wednesday and Mozambique on Saturday. Speaking in an interview, Lefty could not hide his excitement for having been appointed the Likuena coach, saying he was proud with the latest development. Lefty who ...

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Matlama and Linare rekindle rivalry

Matlama and Linare rekindle rivalry

Matlama and Linare will be rekindling their old rivalry when they meet at the second leg Vodacom Premier league to be played at the DIFA Maputsoe stadium in a double header on Sunday. Linare, otherwise known as ‘The Mighty Green’ are fresh from a morale boosting 3-2 shocking victory over title chasing Kick4Life while Matlama also known as ‘The Mighty ...

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Lesotho revives horse racing sport

Lesotho revives horse racing sport

In a bid to instill the love of indigenous games, Mokhotlong local business community has organized horse racing games scheduled for March 18 at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS) racing treks. The race which is scheduled to attract all jockeys through out the district is sponsored by one of the local business men, Mr. Makoanyane Letsie to ...

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Khatooane to run in South Korea half marathon

Khatooane to run in South Korea half marathon

Jobo Khatooane (26) is going to run against the world’s best at the South Korea half marathon this coming Sunday. Speaking in an interview, Mr. Teboho Sello says Khatooane who runs for the Mafikaneng Athletics Club locally left on Wednesday after being helped by an agent who sponsored the athlete for the South Korea marathon. Mr. Sello who owns the ...

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Lehata, Tau stand to scoop special LASA Awards

Lehata, Tau stand to scoop special LASA Awards

Mosito Lehata currently based in Mauritius at the High Performance Centre and taekwondo female player Michelle Tau stand to be given special awards at Lesotho Annual Sport Awards (LASA) ceremony on March 18. Speaking at the media briefing on Wednesday, Head of LASA Organising Committee Mr. Mofihli Makoele said duo will be honoured for being compliant with the Regional Anti-Doping ...

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