Sports betting, a recently introduced phenomena sweeping the country’s vast youth population, has recently come under criticism, which has forced the Ministry of Women, Children and Youth to announce the termination of such licenses.
The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) in collaboration with the Sport Commission has announced it has started its preparation to host the 70th edition of FIFA congress. Ethiopia has been chosen to host the upcoming world football governing body’s supreme legislative body, the FIFA congress.
The Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) second round is set for a return after a break. In today’s match, Ethiopia Coffee will face Suhul Shire. League leaders Saint George will entertain Wolkite City tomorrow.
Nowadays the success of football clubs at the national and international level is highly connected to financial muscle. On the flip side, some of the well-known football clubs at the international arena are in fact very profitable business entities in the business world.
In what could be considered a new low in Ethiopian football, a couple of years back, for a decision taken by a referee in a match between Defense and Welwalo that sent shockwaves in the country, match official Eyasu Fanta was attacked by players and fans alike, for a footballing decision. What is worse, 11 other referees were assaulted.
In the late 1950s, he became a champion in the long jump, winning the event at the 1958 French Athletics Championships and holding the French West African record from 1957 to 1960. Born in 1933 in Senegal, Lamine Diack is also a businessman, a sports administrator and has served as the president of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) form 1999 to 2015.
The ninth edition of the 2020 Great Ethiopian Run (GER) TAL half marathon race is set to take place in Hawassa on Sunday, February 9, 2020. The Southern city will host the 21km race for elite athletes alongside a 7km mass race and children’s race.