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Walias prepare ahead of qualifiers

The Ethiopian national football team Coach Wubetu Abate called up 25 players to prepare for the upcoming world cup qualifiers set to take place from October 6 – 10, 2021.

The National team aka the Walias will take on South Africa on October 8, 2021. 

The Walias share a group with Zimbabwe, Ghana and South Africa for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

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The team has been staying at Jupiter Hotel since September 22, after a medical check-up for the entire team was conducted. They will commence their regular preparations at the Bahir Dar stadium where the match will be held.

The Walias are third in the group with three points after their home victory against Zimbabwe.

List of players
Goalkeepers
Fasil Gebremichael (Bahir Dar City), Teklemariam Shanko (Sidama Coffee) and Jamal Tassew (Adama City)

Defenders
Manaf Awel (Bahir Dar City), Yared Baye (Fasil Kenema), Aschalew Tamene (Fasil Kenema), Desta Yohannes (Adama City), Suleiman Hamid (St. George), Ramadan Youssef (Welkite City), Asrat Tunjo (Ethiopian Coffee) and Mangot Debebe (St. George)

Midfielders
Mesud Mohammed (Jimma AbaJiffar), Amanuel Yohannes (Ethiopian Coffee), Tafesse Solomon (Ethiopian Coffee), Gatoch  Panom (St. George), Yehun Endeshaw (Fasil Kenema), Surafel Dagnachew (Fasil Kenema), Shimeles Bekele (Egypt)

Strikers
Shemekt Gugsa (Fasil Kenema), Abubakar Nasser (Ethiopian Coffee), Amanuel G. Michael (St. George), Getaneh Kebede (Sebeta City) Abel Yalew (St. George), Chernet Gugsa (St. George), Mesfin Tafesse (Hawassa City)

 

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