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EAF unveils 2019 calendar

The Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) unveiled the 2019 annual calendar following complaints made by several athletes protesting the lack of preparation time, not knowing the schedule, and lack of facilities for conduct training.  In a press conference on Thursday, December 13, 2018, the EAF disclosed its annual preparation for local tournaments, international competitions, national team selection of athletes and training centers.

Match day six

Match day six of the Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) is set to take place across the country over the weekend with St. George hosting Hawassa City on Sunday while Bahir Dar takes on Ethiopia Coffee and Adama City play against Mekele City.

Jimma, Defense to play continental match in Addis

The 2017/18 Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) champion Jimma Aba Jiffar is set to host ASAS Djibouti Telecom in the African champion’s league preliminary round leg two matches on Tuesday in Addis Ababa stadium while Defense will face Nigerian outfit Enugu Rangers in CAF Confederation preliminary round on Wednesday on home soil.

EPL match fixtures in limbo

It was back in 2016 that a working group of major stakeholders from the international football community, including: confederations, players, clubs and professional football leagues met at the home of FIFA in Zurich to discuss international matches scheduling.

Derartu replaces Haile as EAF head

Africa’s first black woman to receive an Olympic gold medal, Derartu Tulu, has been elected to lead the Ethiopian athletics Federation on Thursday November 15, 2018. In an emergency meeting, the Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) elected Derartu to replace Haile Gebreselassie after he announced his resignation on Monday.

Walias to face Black Stars of Ghana

After the disappointing loss in the fourth round AFCON qualifier fixture against Kenya, the Ethiopian national team is set to face Ghana on Sunday November 18, 2018 at Addis Ababa stadium. Coach Abraham Mebrahatu has commenced preparations weeks ago for Sunday’s clash.