AFCON 2021: Lesotho names provisional squad for Benin test
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AFCON 2021: Lesotho names provisional squad for Benin test

Lesotho national team coach Thabo Senong has named a provisional team of 29 players that will start preparations for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Benin.

Lesotho, fondly referred to as The Likunia, will travel to Porto Novo for the Group L encounter on March 23.

Senong has gone for a blend of experience and youth as he seeks to build a strong team that can mount a credible campaign in the qualifiers. 

Nigeria comfortably leads the group with six points from two matches while Benin is second with three points. Both Lesotho and Sierra Leone have picked a point apiece.

Lesotho Provisional Team:

Goalkeepers: Thabiso Lichaba, Monaheng Ramalefane, Sekhoane Moerane

Defenders: Basia Makepe (Captain), Nkau Lerotholi, Kopano Tseka, Lisema Lebokollane, Motlomelo Mkhwanazi, Sello Bokang, Lesia Thetsane, Thabang Malane, Refiloe Mothae

Midfielders: Thabo Seakhoa, Thabo Matsoele, Ts’epo Toloane, Hlompho Kalake, Lehlohonolo Fothoane, Tshwarelo Bereng, Jane Thabants’o, Lits’epe Marabe, Tumelo Khutlang, Luciano Matsoso, Tieho Ntulo

Strikers: Mokone Marabe, Monyanetheli Ntobo, Thabang Rabi, Nkoto Masoabi, Motebang Sera, Tseliso Botsane
Head coach: Thabo Senong