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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Moyeni Primary rules Quthing rugby

Rugby fever at the Berltex Quthing rugby schools tournament
Moyeni Primary School were crowned champions in the both the girls and boys competitions in the first-ever Berltex Quthing rugby schools tournament held this past weekend.

The tournament was held at Villa Maria in Quthing and saw the best rugby school teams from the district battling for bragging rights.

The competition was part of a drive by the Federation Lesotho Rugby to boost grassroots development in the country. The FLR is planning similar events in Teyateyaneng and Leribe.

The Berltex Quthing tournament was also attended by Lesotho national coach Roy Zhou-Nyasha and Likatola captain Samuel Takama who kept an eye on Quthing’s upcoming talent.

To athletics and Lesotho has selected a team of 12 athletes to represent the country at the African Union Sports Council Region 5 Games set for December in Angola.

The Under-20 championships will begin on December 4.

The team includes 18-year old prospect Tšepang Sello who competed in the 800 metres at the 2016 Rio Olympics in August.  One athlete, however, has been expelled from the squad after misrepresenting their age.

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