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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.

Remaining week one fixtures set for the weekend

With the opening day fixtures partially concluded last weekend, the remaining matches of the Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) will take place on Sunday with St. George hosting Bahir Dar, Shire Endeselassie playing against Woliata Dicha, while South Police setup to face Defense.

Ashebir accused of disrespect, false allegations

The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) executive committee member Dagmawit Girmay accused Ethiopian Olympic Committee President Ashebir Woldegiorgis of disrespecting her and falsely blaming her for wrongdoings.