Rugby league en­ters fi­nal stretch

Lesotho Times - - Sport - Mikia Kalati

Four t teams will fight for semi­fi­nal place­spl at Maseru Club on Satur­day,Saturda as the 2015 Fed­er­a­tion of Leso Le­sotho Rugby (FLR) league en­ters t the fi­nal stretch.

the c com­pet­ing sides are Gi­ants, M Maseru War­riors, Black Co­bras, and Mabote Beavers and acc ac­cord­ing to FLR sec­re­tary gen­eral,gen­era Litšitso Motšeremeli, MaseruMas Wolves were dis­qual­i­fiedqu from the cam­paign af­teraf con­stantly fail­ing to assem­blea a team. nul Spears would not be in ac­tion on Satur­day be­cause they have al­ready com­pleted their league cam­paign and only wait to see if they will make the Last Four, Motšeremeli added.

Motšeremeli on tues­day told the Le­sotho Times: “our league has reached its last phase, so the teams will be fight­ing for semi-fi­nal places on Satur­day at Maseru Club.

“We are now ea­gerly a await­ing the big day when tams for the knock­out stage of our league pro­gramme will be de­cided. “as the FLR lead­er­ship, we are quite happy with how rugby has de­vel­oped in our coun­try since the fed­er­a­tion’s launch in 2012 and hope­fully, the sport will con­tinue with this pos­i­tive trend.”

Motšeremeli said Gi­ants lead the five-team league with nine points, while War­riors and nul Spears are sec­ond and third re­spec­tively on six points. Mabote Beavers are in fourth po­si­tion with three points and Black Co­bras an­chor the ta­ble with­out any points.

“We are very happy as an as­so­ci­a­tion that the league is com­ing to an end and our play­ers have man­aged to get regular ga­me­time.

“there is no doubt that hav­ing a com­pet­i­tive league is go­ing to boost our na­tional team, Lika­tola,” Motšeremeli added.

ac­cord­ing to Motšeremeli, two of their teams would be tak­ing part in the one of the Free State am­a­teur leagues.

“next month, two of our teams, namely Gi­ants and Maseru Se­lect, will be com­pet­ing in the eastern Free State am­a­teur League,” Motšeremeli said.

“this is a big boost in our ef­forts to de­velop rugby in Le­sotho and hope­fully the over­all stan­dards of our game will im­prove with the two teams’ par­tic­i­pa­tion in the South african league.”

FED­ER­A­TION of Le­sotho RUGBY (FLR) sec­re­tary GEN­ERAL Lit'sitso Mot'seremeli

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