Ethiopia’s prolific goalscoring striker Seladin Seid has announced his retirement from football, ending a 15-year career.
The 34-year-old confirmed his decision to hang up his boots today, bringing an end to an illustrious career during which he became Ethiopia’s all-time leading scorer.
Seladin played a key role in helping Ethiopia qualify for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations under coach Sewnet Bishaw, scoring crucial goals in qualifying. His international tally stood at 14 goals from 28 matches for his country.
At club level, Seladin spent the majority of his career at Ethiopian giants St George, playing for them on two separate occasions between 2007 and 2021. In total, he spent nine years with St George, winning the Ethiopian Premier League title during his time there.
His last club was Sidama Bunna, where he featured briefly this year before deciding to retire.