Lesotho coach turns to SA for advice ahead of Cape Verde match

Lesotho coach turns to SA for advice ahead of Cape Verde match

- Lesotho need to beat Cape Verde in their next match to make it into the Afcon

- As a result, Lesotho Coach Maliehe is meeting with South African coaches to learn all he can about how to beat Cape Verde

- Additionally, Maliehe says he as been studying footage of South Africa's last game against the island nation

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Lesotho need one more win to qualify for the Afcon Championship, and they have turned to South Africa for advice.

Lesotho Coach Maliehe traveled to Johannesburg to consult with Thabo Senong, who was Stuart Baxter's assistant when South Africa played Cape Verde, which is the side that Lesotho are up against this weekend. 

Maliehe is expected to meet with Orlando Pirates coach, Milutin Sredojevich, who previously coached the Ugandan national team and so has experience playing against Cape verde.

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Maliehe is expected to meet with Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevich, who previously coached the Ugandan national team, so has experience playing against Cape Verde.

Additionally, Maliehe said he was optimistic and believed that Lesotho had a genuine chance of making history and qualifying for Afcon.

He added that his team had been preparing hard and knew that the game would tough and physical.

Lesotho played Cape Verde before earlier in the Afcon qualifiers, according to the Sunday Times. However, during that match Cape Verde lacked several of their key players.

When Lesotho plays the Cape Verdians next, they will be facing the full team at peak performance.

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In light of this, Maliehe said he has been watching footage of South Africa's match against the Cape Verde team in order to gain some insights.

Lesotho's Afcon future hinges on the match, and it seems the team is doing all it can to make it count.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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