Mat­lama fi­nally win

Lesotho Times - - Sport - Mikia Kalati

FOR­MER premier league cham­pi­ons, Mat­lama, fi­nally re­mem­bered how to win when they beat Sky Bat­tal­ion 1-0 cour­tesy of new ac­qui­si­tion Nzenze Nkulu’s strike.

The win came two days af­ter Seep­hephe Matete re­signed as coach af­ter a dis­ap­point­ing start to the new sea­son in which Tse Put­soa lost 0-1 to Liphakoe in the open­ing match be­fore be­ing held to a goal­less draw by Linare.

Else­where on Sun­day, LCS moved to within two points of lead­ers Bantu with a 2-1 win over LFD who suf­fered their sec­ond loss on the trot.

Li­eta Lehloka and Hopolang Mohlalefi scored for LCS and for­mer Liphakoe mid­fielder, Tšepo Toloane, got the face saver in his de­but for the army side.

LCS are now third po­si­tion with two wins and a draw.

Li­oli also con­tin­ued with their per­fect start com­ing from a goal down to beat Kick­4life 3-1.

Tšepang Nt­senyane put Kick­4life ahead in the open­ing ex­changes of the game but Li­oli fought back through Tankiso Tabi, Kopano Tseka and Retšelisit­soe Moepi who scored to give coach Hale­makale Mahlaha his third win in as many games.

New boys Ma­jan­tja’s win­ning streak came to an end when they held to a 1-all draw by Likhopo.

The Mo­hale’s Hoek side have been im­pres­sive on their re­turn but failed to make it three wins in a row as they were held by Likhopo who are still with­out a win.

Thaane Mokuena’s goal for Likhopo was can­celled out by Joseph Phike who scored his sec­ond goal of the cam­paign.

On Satur­day, Lin­dokuhle Phun­gulwa scored his third goal of the sea­son as Bantu made it three wins in a row to main­tain top spot ahead of Li­oli on goal dif­fer­ence.

Linare also reg­is­tered their first win of the 2017/18 sea­son beat­ing Liphakoe 1-0 in Quthing.

Retha­bile Rasethuntša who joined from San­dawana, scored the price­less goal for Linare.

The last match on Satur­day failed to pro­duce a win­ner as new boys Se­fotha-fotha and San­dawana played out a 1-all stale­mate. Both are win­less this sea­son.

MAT­LAMA winger Moeketsi Sephiri (left) fight for the ball with Liphakoe winger rele­bo­hile Moloinyane ear­lier this month.

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