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Lesotho
Nickname(s) Likuena (Crocodiles)
Association Lesotho Football Association
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Leslie Notsi (caretaker) (Sep 2009-)
Home stadium Setsoto Stadium
FIFA code LES
FIFA ranking 150
Highest FIFA ranking 120 (August 2003)
Lowest FIFA ranking 166 (March 2007)
Elo ranking 167
Home colours
Away colours
First international
Malawi Malawi 1 - 2 Lesotho Lesotho
(Malawi; August 7, 1970)
Biggest win
Botswana Botswana 0 - 4 Lesotho Lesotho
(Gaborone, Botswana; June 28, 1992)
Biggest defeat
Zaire Zaire 7 - 0 Lesotho Lesotho
(Kinshasa, Zaire; July 25, 1993)

The Lesotho national football team, nicknamed the Likuena (Crocodiles), is the national team of Lesotho and is controlled by the Lesotho Football Association. The country has never qualified for the final stages of the World Cup or the African Nations Cup.

Contents

Lesotho Football Achievements

COSAFA Cup :

World Cup record

African Nations Cup record

  • 1957 to 1972 - Did not enter
  • 1974 - Did not qualify
  • 1976 - Withdrew
  • 1978 - Did not enter
  • 1980 - Did not qualify
  • 1982 - Did not qualify
  • 1984 - Withdrew
  • 1986 - Did not enter
  • 1988 - Withdrew
  • 1990 - Did not enter
  • 1992 - Did not enter
  • 1994 - Did not qualify
  • 1996 - Withdrew during qualifying
  • 1998 - Banned for withdrawing in 1996
  • 2000 to 2010 - Did not qualify

Current squad

The following players were called for 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification against Gabon on June 28, 2008.

No. Pos. Player DoB (Age) Caps Goals Club
1 GK Sam Ketsekile 8 May 1981 4 0 Lesotho Lesotho Prison Service Maseru
2 FW Thabane Rankara Lesotho Lesotho Correctional Services
3 MF Moli Lesesa Lesotho Joy
4 DF Thapelo Mokhele 18 April 1986 1 0 Lesotho Matlama FC
5 DF Mohapi Ntobo May 7, 1984 0 0 Lesotho Matlama FC
6 DF Khoto Sesinyi March 6, 1977 Lesotho Lesotho Correctional Services
7 DF Sello Muso March 3, 1986 5 0 Lesotho Lioli FC
8 MF Tatolo Mphuthing May 16, 1979 Lesotho Roma Rovers
9 FW Thapelo Tale 22 April 1988 2 0 Lesotho Likhopo
10 FW Neo Makama 17 March 1981 1 0 South Africa Orlando Pirates
11 FW Reitumetse Moloisane
12 DF Lengana Nkhethoa Lesotho Royal Lesotho Defence Force
13 GK Lekunutu Tseounyane 1 May 1983 1 0 LMPS
14 DF Bokang Mothoana December 9, 1987 2 1 Tunisia US Monastir
15 DF Mpitsa Marai September 4, 1980 Lesotho Lesotho Correctional Services
16 MF Bushi Moletsane January 2, 1984 Lesotho Lioli FC
17 DF Lehlohonolo Simon Seema Captain sports.svg June 9, 1980 South Africa Orlando Pirates
18 FW Lebajoa Mphongoa July 29, 1974 South Africa African Warriors FC
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Recent call-ups

No. Pos. Player DoB (Age) Caps Goals Club
12 Nkau Lerotholi (v. Libya on June 20) Lesotho Matlama FC
10 MF Motlalepula Mofolo (v. Libya on June 15) South Africa Orlando Pirates
12 DF Thabo Masualle (v. Libya on June 15) Lesotho Lioli FC
10 Tsoloane Mosakeng (v. Ghana on June 8)

Simple English

Lesotho
Association Lesotho Football Association
Confederation CAF
Coach Leslie Notsi (2009-)
World Cup
Appearances 0

Lesotho national football team is the national football team of Lesotho.


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