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Sept. 2, 2022

STAFF REPORTER

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Mehalalitoe wallop Eswatini

Mehalalitoe wallop Eswatini

Mehalalitoe Captain, Boitumelo "Queen" Rabale

Story highlights

  • Rabale scores 3 in opening match of COSAFA women’s tourney
  • The national squad yet to meet the formidable Zambia

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MEHALALITOE immensely enjoyed their opening match at the Hollywoodbets Council of Southern Africa Football Association (COSAFA) Women's Championship on Thursday when they demolished Eswatini 3-0 at the Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in South Africa.

Mehalalitoe captain, Boitumelo ''Queen'' Rabale had a field as she scored all Lesotho’s three goals against the Swazis.

Rabale plays her professional football for South African club, Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies.
She was also one of the goal-scorers of the Wednesday game when Sundowns destroyed Richmond United 5-0.

The goals have increased the striker’s tally to 13 in 15 games for the Hollywoodbets Super League defending champions.
Lesotho are in Group B along with eSwatini, Namibia and Zambia.

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The latter recently returned from the CAF qualifiers and are one of the favourites to win the regional title.

Group A consists of the hosts, South Africa, Angola, Mauritius and Mozambique while Group C is made up of Botswana, Malawi, Tanzania and Comoros.
The invited guests, Tanzania are the defending champions of COSAFA Championship which they won in last year's edition of the regional tournament.

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