Skip to main content

Ethiopians dominate once more in Houston

On a cold day when Ethiopian athletes won three of the four elite races, Ruti Aga’s 1:06:39 victory in the Aramco Houston Half Marathon was the most notable, as the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (14) proved to be one of the deepest half marathons in history.

Horsemen face Blues in early title showdown

Week 12 fixtures of the Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) are to be staged over the weekend across the country. Title contenders Dedebit (the Blues) will face defending champions St. George, while Ethiopia Coffee are to take on Hawassa City at Addis Ababa Stadium.

CAF inspection team to visit Ethiopia

At a meeting in Casablanca Wednesday, the Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) decided to send an inspection team to Ethiopia, to play host for the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN), the Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) disclosed.

Controversy mars EFF presidential election

Following the recalled general assembly in November, the Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) decided to postpone the election of a president to lead the body for a four-year term. However, the world football governing body (FIFA) decided the presidential and executive committee election be postponed once again.

Fasil to face Mekelle in Addis

In week 11’s Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) fixtures, Fasil is to face Mekelle City today at Addis Ababa Stadium while Adama City is to host Ethiopia Coffee.

Week 10 EPL fixtures fall on Ethiopian Christmas

Week 10 matches of the Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) are to be played over the Ethiopian Christmas weekend. Electric are to host Adama City today while Ethiopia Coffee are to play against Wolaita Dicha and Sidama Coffee face Hawassa City in the southern derby.

Veteran goal machine to retire

Following a match next month between Electric and Ethiopia Coffee, Yordanos Abay, one of the foremost goal scorers in Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) history, is to officially retire.

Two EPL coaches sacked, one resigns

Following decisions made by their respective club boards, two Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) coaches were sacked over the past couple of weeks for poor performance. To the surprise of many, Wolaita Dicha’s long-serving coach Messay Teferi was sacked after nine years with the southern club. Electric’s Birhanu Bayu was also sacked while Dire Dawa City’s Zelalem Shiferaw (a.k.a. Mourinio) parted ways with his club upon his resignation.

EFF to accept national team coach resignation

The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) is set to officially bid farewell to Ashenafi Bekele, the national team coach, in the coming weeks after the coach tendered his resignation to the Federation. The coach has to present a six-month performance report to the EFF technical analysis committee in order to get a green light to leave the team.

Dedebit to face Coffee in highly anticipated fixture

Week nine matches of the Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) are to be staged this weekend across the country. St. George is to host Defense today while Jimma Aba Jiffar is to face Welwalo Adigrat at home turf.  The match in the first fixture is crucial for both sides as St. George’s game will be a home one and Defense expects to extend their unbeaten run. Over the past two weeks, Defense prevailed against Adigrat and Dire Dawa City.