While it is common for Ethiopian boys to play on the streets or in the open fields in the neighborhoods and eventually progress to club levels, it was a rear opportunity for girls like Seniat Bogale to play with her childhood friends.
Reigning champion Meselech Beyene of Ethiopia and her compatriot Fatuma Sado, winner of the 2014 edition, will both return to the Chinese capital aiming to capture another title at the Beijing Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (16).
The Ethiopian national team a.k.a. the Walias commenced their preparations for the second round of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualification match against Sierra Leone, which will take place on September 9, 2018 in Hawassa International Stadium.
Born in Hawassa city, capital of the Southern Regional State, Temesgen Dana, 36, started playing football at a project level. Passing through the U-11, 13, and 15, he managed to join the Eastern football team. During his time with the club, he was recruited to play for the Hawassa U-17 team until he retired from playing at the age of 22 due to a shoulder injury.
Coca Cola’s flagship football tournament Copa has reached its last chapter, the Copa national finals tournament. The grassroots tournament has been taking place in seven regional states and two city administrations namely Amhara, Oromia, Southern, Afar, Ethio-Somali, Gambella, Harari, Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa City administration for the past three months.
The Ethiopian Premier League’s (EPL) 14-time champion, St. George, is bidding farewell to its veteran players. The club announced it is ready to give an honorary farewell to veterans like, Adane Girma, Degu Dibebe, Abebaw Butako and Alula Girma.
St. George, a side which seems to be facing problems in the striker’s department, have now signed a striker looking to end the woes of last year. The Horsemen signed Dedebit forward Getaneh Kebede and announced the signing of the Ethiopian national team forward Getaneh in its official Facebook page.
The Ethiopian Olympics Committee (EOC) and the Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) have jointly invited Feyisa Lelisa, marathon silver medalist at the Rio Olympics, to return home. The two bodies stated that they are readying themselves to give him a hero’s welcome.
He was a member of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) during the struggle against the Derg regime since 1975-91. After the Derg regime was defeated, he served as the head of the national defense force logistics supply and also founded Dedebit Football club in 1997.