Leslie Notsi confident Lesotho will be ready for Zambia despite a deflating 2-0 friendly loss against Bafana Bafana?on Sunday.

Lesotho’s defeat in Maseru came just six days before travelling to Ndola to face Zambia in a 2014 World Cup Group D qualifier onJune 8.

“The result is not a very effective result especially when you are approaching a qualification match against one of the giants of African football,” Notsi said.

“We will be approaching the game in a very positive and respective manner.

“Mentally and physically the boys will be ready for what the game will bring on the day.”

Lesotho were on the back foot for the opening 35 minutes against Bafana before finding their feet in the second half but were stunned by a Tlou Segolela brace in the 45th and 60th minutes.

They now head to Zambia?on Thursday?whom they held to a 1-1 draw in the first leg meeting on?March 24?in Maseru after rallying to secure a late equaliser to ?cut their guests Group D ?lead from two to one point.

Zambia lead Group D on seven points, one more than Ghana and a ?further five points ahead of third positioned Lesotho after three rounds of games played.

Sudan are bottom of Group D with one point.


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