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Lesotho FA technical director steps down

The Lesotho Football Association have announced the departure of its technical director, Leslie Notsi. 

According to the association, Notsi stepped down from his role “to explore other opportunities.”

He has served in different portfolios within the Association and dedicated his life to the beautiful game with the aim of taking football to another level in Lesotho.


He was the last coach to help the National Under 20 team qualify for the CAN tournament. Notsi also guided Makoanyane XI to reach the final of the COSAFA U-20 Championship. 

He was also part of the Lesotho National U-17 technical team. “LeFA wishes to inform the football fraternity that Mr Leslie Notsi will step down from his role as the technical director to explore other opportunities,” read the Association’s official statement. 

Departing LeFA technical director Leslie Notsi
Departing LeFA technical director Leslie Notsi


“On behalf of the Association, would like to thank Mr Notsi for his dedication and commitment during his time serving LeFA,” said the president, Advocate Salemane Phafane. 

“We wish him well in his future endeavours.” The Association further stated that they will announce Notsi’s successor in due course.


Meanwhile, LeFA also confirmed the partnership with the Union of European Football Associations [UEFA] to host a five-day capacity-building workshop “to train football administrators from the sixteen Vodacom Premier League clubs.”

The UEFA will assist the league with the development programme. The capacity-building programme is scheduled to commence on Monday, October 31.

The workshop will be strictly attended by presidents and secretaries from all the Premier League clubs, as reported by the Association. 

LeFA is also on a mission to develop technical centres to add to the three that already exist. The Association’s aim is to have technical centres in each of the 10 districts in Lesotho.

The association also received praise from FIFA for this strategic plan in its region.

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