Lesotho 2002/03

Castle Premier League

[Sep 21]
LPS             0-1     LDF
[Sep 22]
Bantu           1-3     Lerotholi
Matlama         0-2     LPS
LDF             2-0     Linare
Arsenal         0-2     Lioli
Lifofo          2-1     Maradona Juniors
LMPS            0-0     Chelsea
Mphatlalatsane  2-0     Rovers
Majantja        1-2     Swallows

[Nov 18]
Matlama         2-1     LDF     [first loss for LDF]

LDF on top of table 5 points ahead.

[Mar 29]
Matlama         3-1     Rovers
[Mar 30]
Matlama         2-0     Lerotholi Politechnic
LDF             1-0     Maradona Juniors

Top of Table:

 2.Matlama       [1 point behind]

[Apr ?]
Swallows        3-1     Matlama

Top of Final Table:

 1.Matlama FC    [League Champions]      
 2.Lesotho Defence Force
 3.Lesotho Prison Services
 4.Lioli FC
 5.Linare FC

Relegated from Premier League:
Bantu United
Maradona Juniors

Top 4 Tournament

[Aug 8]
Matlama          -      Lioli
LPS              -      LDF
[Aug 9]
LPS              -      Matlama
LDF              -      Lioli
[Aug 10]
Matlama          -      LDF
Lioli            -      LPS

"Buddie Challenge Cup League" 2002/03

Sponsored by Econet Ezi Cell (EEC) Lesotho; largest ever sponsorship
in Lesotho football (M 800,000.00)

44 participants from A to C division including premier league teams 

Start Aug 10, 2002.  Originally to be finished October 2002 but
apparently the tournament took longer.

Format: lower division teams play in knock-out format while the upper 
        divisions will be seeded for the second stage of the knock-out 
        system.  Four teams to reach the super league finals (in round
        robin format).

Semifinals [Apr 5, 2003]
Matlama     1-3 Swallows
LPS         1-2 LDF

Third Place Playoff [Apr 6, 2003]
LPS         2-1 Matlama

Final [Apr 6, 2003]
Swallows    1-0 LDF
  [Sam Mohasoa 54]



list of champions

list of cup winners

About this document

Prepared and maintained by Hans Schöggl for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Hans Schöggl
Last updated: 29 Nov 2003

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