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Six clubs vie for City Cup

The Addis Ababa City Cup, organized by the Addis Ababa City Football Federation (AAFF), will take place at the Abebe Bikila Stadium on Saturday, September 17, 2022.

The competition will feature six clubs divided into two groups. The draw for the competition was held at an event in Eliana Hotel.

Ethiopia Coffee, Ethio-Electric, and Legetafo Le Gedadi were placed in Group A, while Addis Ababa City, Saint George, Mechal (Defense), and Ethiopia Insurance were all drawn in Group B.

Addis Media Network, the Federation’s media partner, will broadcast live the 16th edition of the Addis Ababa City Cup.

During the press conference, Addis Ababa Football Federation (AAFF) president Dereje Arega stated that the capital City Cup is not only a source of revenue for the federation, but it will also serve as a symbol of the city’s unity.

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The federation also announced the entrance fee for the games at Abebe Bikila Stadium, with tickets ranging from 20 to 200 birr.

The City Cup is an annual knockout football competition in men’s domestic Ethiopian football.

The tournament is primarily organized by the Addis Ababa Football Federation and is usually contested by Addis Ababa-based football clubs, with the exception of teams who enter the tournament by invitation.

Legetafo Le Gedadi, a newly promoted football club, is invited to compete in the tournament.

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