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Match Week Eight

Match Week Eight

Match week eight of the Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) will feature across the country this weekend. From the stand out fixtures, Fasil City will host Ethiopia Coffee while Welwalo Adigrat faces Hadiya Hosana and St. George play against Dire Dawa City.

The last weeks fixtures witnessed Welwalo Adigrat University maintain their dominance atop of the league. Welwalo faces the newly promoted Hadiya Hossana on home soil. The league leaders, having played seven games, have managed to collect 14 points managing to win four matches, drawing two and losing one.

On the other hand, Hadiya Hossan, currently struggling for form, has only managed to win one game losing four matches, drawing two games. Placed bottom of the league with five points, Sunday’s fixture will be a testing one.

In another fixture, Fasil City, currently third having collected 12 points, will take on Ethiopia Coffee on home soil. On week seven fixtures, Fasil drew against Woliata Dicha meanwhile; their opponents, Ethiopia Coffee have found form after the club appointed its former player Kassaye Arage as Coach.

St. George takes on the struggling Dire Dawa in Addis Ababa stadium.

Welwalo tops the table with 14 points followed by Mekel City with 13 points. Fasil City and Bahir Dar City sit third and fourth with 12 and 11 points, respectively. Hadiya, Woliata and Dire Dawa are the sides threatened from missing out on top flight football.

Week 8 EPL Fixtures

 Saturday 18/1/2019

Sebeta City vs. Jimma Aba Jiffar

Sunday 19/1/2019

Wolita Dicha vs. Suhul Shire

Wolkite City vs. Mekele City

Adama City vs. Hawasa City

St. George vs. Dire Dawa City

Welwalo Adigrat University vs. Hadiya Hossana

Sidama Coffee vs. Bahir Dar City

Fasil City vs. Ethiopia Coffee