The Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) weekly football games have been postponed for a couple of weeks due to COVID 19. The Ethiopian Premier League share company has announced that match week 18 fixtures will be held on April 4 and 5.
The 17th edition of the Great Ethiopian Run (GER) women’s 5km road race is to take place on Sunday in Addis Ababa. Over 200 elites athletes are expected to take part in the competition with 15,000 participants expected to show. The race is officially sponsored by Vodacom. The telecommunications giant will be the official sponsor this year’s race, The Reporter has learnt.
The 70th edition of FIFA congress, scheduled to be held in Addis Ababa, has been rescheduled due to coronavirus (COVID-19) fears. FIFA stated that, on account of the spread of COVID-19, numerous international bodies and public bodies have advised against the organization of international events.
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.