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Ethiopian coach takes Yemeni national team to new heights

An Ethiopian born coach Abraham Mebrahatu made history by leading the Yemeni national team to the Asian cup tournament for the first time.  Yemen booked their place after a 2-1 win over Nepal on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Mebratu’s side was slated to face Philippines, Tajikistan, and Nepal in Group F in which he won two and drew four in qualification matches.

Ethiopia’s U-20 to face Burundi in Addis

The Ethiopian U-20 men’s national team is slated to face Burundi for 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier match on Sunday, April 12, 2018, at the Addis Ababa stadium.  Coach Atnafu Alemu has summoned 25 players a couple of weeks ago to prepare for the match.

Wolaita edge closer to group stages of Confederation Cup as Horsemen set to take second shot

After pulling a stunning upset against one of Egypt’s top football clubs and African giants – Zamalek FC – Wolaita Dicha, a relatively recent introduction to Ethiopian club football scene are set to face the Young Africans of Tanzania in the playoff rounds of the Total African Confederation Cup; while the other Ethiopian club in the competition, St. George, are yet to determine their fate with a two-leg match against CARA of Brazzaville.

Dedebit to face Dicha in second round EPL opening match

Round two of the Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) is set to commence this weekend with number of matches scheduled to take place across the country. The first fixture of round two or week 16 of the EPL will be taking place mostly in regional stadiums. 

Nurturing the disabled through football

Persons with both physical and intellectual disability participate in different sports activities. But most of the sports played by the disabled are adaptations from existing able-bodied sports, modified to meet the needs of persons with a disability, which is sometimes referred to as adapted sports.

Horsemen draw while Dicha wins historic match

The first round African Champions League match between St. George and Ugandan club, KCCA, which was played at Addis Ababa Stadium on Wednesday 8, 2018, ended with a goalless draw. It was anticipated that it would be easier for the Horsemen given that they had demonstrated a promising performance in last year’s continental competition advancing to the group stage.

Birmingham heroes receive warm reception

Ethiopian athletics team received a warm welcome after a successful 2018 IAAF World Indoor Championships, which was held in Birmingham last week. Ethiopians dominated in the 1,500m and 3,000m via world defending champion Genezbe Dibaba, Yomif Kejelicha and Samuel Tefera.