Lesotho record historic win against Bafana in qualifier

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Neighbours Lesotho recorded a historic win over Bafana Bafana at the Setsoto Stadium in Maseru on Sunday afternoon. Lehlohonolo Fothoane scored a late goal as Lesotho inflicted a 3-2 defeat on depleted South Africa in the first leg of their African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier.

It was a historic moment for Lesotho‚ who claimed a first win over Bafana Bafana in nine attempts, spanning over a 24-year-period.

South Africa coach, David Notoane had his squad weakened by withdrawals and injuries, as he selected five new caps in his squad. The home side netted inside the opening five minutes.

The return leg will be played next Sunday at Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto.