COSAFA Cup:Seychelles Holds last year’s finalists to a Goalless Statement

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• Seychelles ends seven-game losing streak

• Seychelles has recorded just one win in COSAFA Cup

• Lorenzo Hoareau’s equalizer

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In a thrilling match-up in the ongoing COSAFA Cup, Seychelles managed to hold Lesotho, last year’s finalists, to a 1-1 draw in their first Group C encounter. The result not only marked a significant achievement for Seychelles but also put a halt to their seven-game losing streak in the competition dating back to 2019.

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Seychelles has recorded just one win in COSAFA Cup

Despite their past struggles in the tournament, Seychelles has shown resilience and determination in their performances, evident by their impressive record of six draws, one win, and 27 defeats in the COSAFA Cup. The hard-fought draw against Lesotho, a strong contender in the competition, has given Seychelles a reason to celebrate and build on their newfound momentum.

Jane Thabantso’s 19 minutes opener

The match showcased moments of brilliance from both teams, with Jane Thabantso of Lesotho making an impact early on by opening the scoring after 19 minutes. Thabantso, known for his skill and scoring prowess, notched his seventh goal in the COSAFA Cup, putting him on par with Motebang Sera as the top goal scorers for Lesotho and trailing just behind Eswatini’s Felix Badenhorst.

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Lorenzo Hoareau’s equalizer

Despite Lesotho taking the lead, Seychelles refused to back down and delivered a spirited performance throughout the game. Their relentless efforts paid off when Lorenzo Hoareau found the back of the net with an equalizer midway through the second half, securing a crucial point for his team.

The draw against a formidable opponent like Lesotho not only highlights Seychelles’ potential in the competition but also serves as a testament to their perseverance and determination on the field. As they continue their campaign in the COSAFA Cup, Seychelles will look to capitalize on this result and build on the positive momentum gained from their performance against Lesotho.

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Overall, the match between Seychelles and Lesotho was a showcase of talent, resilience, and sportsmanship, embodying the spirit of competition in the COSAFA Cup. With both teams displaying commendable efforts, the stage is set for an exciting journey ahead in the tournament as teams battle it out for supremacy and glory on the African football stage.

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