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Lesotho
Nickname(s) Likuena (Crocodiles)
Association Lesothaanse Voetbal-assosiasie
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation COSAFA
(Southern Africa)
Head coach Adam Siddorn
Most caps Bushi Moletsane (53)
Top scorer Refiloe Potse (9)
Home stadium Setsoto Stadium
FIFA code LES
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 146 Steady (7 February 2019)
Highest 105 (August 2014)
Lowest 185 (August 2011)
Elo ranking
Current 136 Increase 5 (3 March 2019)
Highest 135 (June–August 1979, July–August 1980)
Lowest 173 (April 2000)
First international
 Lesotho 2–1 Malawi 
(Malawi; August 8, 1970)
Biggest win
 Lesotho 5–0 Swaziland 
(Maseru, Lesotho; April 14, 2006)
Biggest defeat
 Zambia 9–0 Lesotho 
(August 8, 1988)

Lesotho national football team is the national football team of Lesotho. They are nicknamed the Likuena (Crocodiles).

The country has never qualified for the final stages of the World Cup or the Africa Cup of Nations.

Lesotho Football Achievements

COSAFA Cup :
  • Runners-up: 2000

World Cup record

African Nations Cup record

  • 1957 to 1972 - Did not enter
  • 1974 - Did not qualify
  • 1976 - Withdrew
  • 1978 - Did not enter
  • 1980 to 1982 - Did not qualify
  • 1984 - Withdrew
  • 1986 - Did not enter
  • 1988 - Withdrew
  • 1990 to 1992 - Did not enter
  • 1994 - Did not qualify
  • 1996 - Withdrew during qualifying
  • 1998 - Banned for withdrawing in 1996
  • 2000 to 2010 - Did not qualify
  • 2012 - Did not enter
  • 2013 - Did not qualify
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