Among the several partnerships with other Associations, one partnership that is worth mentioning is the Lesotho Football Association – England Football Association partnership under the Meridian Project. The Meridian Project is an initiative of the Congress of African Football – CAF and the Union of European Football Associations – UEFA. The initiative is aimed at strengthening ties
between the economically challenged CAF member Associations and the economically viable UEFA member Associations.
In the Meridian Project, a UEFA Member Association adopts two or three CAF Member Associations. The partnership then sets to maximize football activities be it technical or administrative.
In the case of the Lesotho Football Association, Lesotho together with Botswana and Malawi are adopted by England. The partnership has so far yielded immense results for football development in the Kingdom of Lesotho. Basotho coaches and referees have had the opportunity of enhancing their football knowledge in England. Concurrently, the English FA has over the years sent instructors to Lesotho to conduct coaching courses
for elite as well as grassroots coaches.
This year (2008), Lesotho got a rare opportunity of hosting
the head coach of the English Senior National Coach
Mr. Fabio Capello and his entourage