Sky Bat­tal­ion, Limkok­wing top first divi­sion

Lesotho Times - - Sport - Mikia Kalati

SKY Bat­tal­ion and Limkok­wing Univer­sity FC have ended the first half of the first divi­sion sea­son in pole po­si­tion, boost­ing their chances of pro­mo­tion to the premier league.

sky top the south­ern stream, while Limkok­wing lead the North­ern stream.

Limkok­wing, who bought Nyenye’s fran­chise at the start of the sea­son, lead the pack with 18 points from nine matches and de­mol­ished CCX 5-0 in their last match of the first round last week­end. se­fothafotha are se­cond, also af­ter nine games, and have 15 points in the bag while Butha-buthe War­riors are third with 14 points but with a game in hand.

In the south­ern stream, sky Bat­tal­ion are lead­ing the 10-team ta­ble with 20 points from nine matches, but Manonyane are just two points be­hind in se­cond place. For­mer premier league side Melele are in third po­si­tion with 15 points.

A Divi­sion Man­age­ment Com­mit­tee (ADMACO) pub­lic re­la­tions of­fi­cer, Mothusi Let- sie, on Tues­day said the pro­gramme had pro­gressed well and were look­ing for­ward to the se­cond round which be­gins late next month.

“We have con­cluded the first round of the 2015/16 sea­son, but there were a few in­ci­dents of vi­o­lence which re­ally tar­nished the im­age of our league,” Let­sie said.

“We will deal with the is­sues ac­cord­ingly to make sure our pro­gramme runs smoothly be­cause all we want is a com­pet­i­tive league.”

Let­sie also said the first divi­sion was still run­ning with­out spon­sor­ship and ap­pealed for the busi­ness com­mu­nity to come on board.

“We have never rested and re­main hope­ful that one day, we will bring a spon­sor on board to as­sist us. But we are sat­is­fied with the way things have gone so far and we will make sure that our teams learn the im­por­tance of a com­pet­i­tive league with­out any con­tro­ver­sies,” he said.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Lesotho

© PressReader. All rights reserved.