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Gebremedhin Haile calls 26 players for World...

The 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifications for African countries have been announced. The African teams have been divided into various tiers for the qualification process. As part of this, Ethiopia will play two away matches - one against Guinea-Bissau on June 6, 2016 and...

Sanctions imposed on Adama City and five...

The Ethiopia Premier League imposed sanctions on Adama City and five players at mid-week. The sanctions followed the review of the Ethiopian Premier League disciplinary committee's evaluation of Week 25 disciplinary decisions. Adama City was fined 5,000 birrs after five of their players received yellow cards in...

Dire-Dewa defeats Wolkite, Insurance dominates Adama

Dire-Dewa City beat Wolkite 3-0 in the Ethiopian Premier League, while Ethiopian Insurance trounced Adama City 4-1. A goal from Surafel Getachew and two from Carlos Damtew thrilled Dire Dawa fans at the Hawassa University Stadium. Surafel opened the scoring with a penalty in the...

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Clubs commence city cup competition in...

Ugandan KCCA invited in city cup The Addis Ababa City Cup tournament, which is organized by the Addis Ababa Football Federation and is hosted annually during the preseason of the Ethiopian Premier League, is scheduled to take place from October 8-23, 2016. 

Huawei Among World’s Top 100 Most...

Brand Finance's selection criterion for its "Global Top 100 Most Valuable Brands" include a brand strength index (BSI), brand loyalty and marketing investments.

Ministry showers Rio team with prizes

The Ministry of Youth and Sports on Thursday awarded cash prizes to athletes who won Gold, Silver and Bronze at the Rio Olympic Games at a ceremony held at the National Palace.

Skateboard competition opens in Addis

The first skateboarding competition in Ethiopia organized by Malta Guinness in collaboration with Addis Skate Park was held at Bisrat Gabriel behind Laptho Mall last Saturday in Addis Ababa.

Federation announces EPL fixtures

The fixtures of the 2016/17 Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) season were announced on Thursday at Capital Hotel and Spa.

Young Walias to face Mali in...

The Ethiopian U-17 national football team will face Mali’s U-17 national team in the third round African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier match on Sunday September 18, 2016 at the Modibo Keita Stadium in Bamako.
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Tirunesh Dibaba to make Great Scottish...

After her recent third-place finish at the Great North Run, Tirunesh Dibaba will again race over the half-marathon distance as she makes her Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run debut on October 2.

Year of disappointments

Disappointing AFCON qualifier One of the highlight events of the 2016/17 football season in Ethiopia is the 2017 African Cup of Nations’ qualification match up and Ethiopia’s campaign to secure a place in 31st edition of AFCON scheduled to take place in Gabon in January 2017. The Ethiopian national team, aka the Walias, was pinned against African football powerhouse Algeria, Lesotho and Seychelles in Group J.

Walias to face Seychelles in last...

The final round of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2017 qualifiers will take place this weekend. The Ethiopian national team will host Seychelles in Group J at Hawassa Stadium.

EFF, Errea agree technical sponsorship deal

Errea, an Italian sportswear company, announced that it is the new official technical sponsor for the Ethiopian national football team.

Shimelis signs new contract with Petrojet

Egypt Premier League side Petrojet have extended the contract of Ethiopian international Shimelis Bekele for another two years.

Ethiopia Coffee FC appoints Vučićević as...

Addis Ababa outfits Ethiopia coffee have appointed Serbian Nebojša as the new head coach. Ethiopia Coffee has announced they have secured the signing of the Serb on the club’s official website.
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