The loss however, should not diminish the SaintsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ gallant effort to become the first Ethiopian side to reach the final of the tournament. The team was awarded $20,000 for finishing as runner-up.
Not too many people expected the team to go this far, so we say Congratulation St. George!
Here is the summary of St. GeorgeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s performance in the 2009/10 CECAFA Club Championship:
Group B Matches:
St. George 2 Rayon Sports 2
Salahadin Said (7Ã¢â‚¬â„¢ & 62Ã¢â‚¬â„¢)
St. George 5 Mafunzo Zanzibar 0
Salahadin Said, Adane Girma (2), Mohammed Nasser & Elias Mamo
St. George 5 Telekom Djibouti 0
Adane Girma (5Ã¢â‚¬â„¢), own goal, Salahadin Said (76Ã¢â‚¬â„¢ & 85Ã¢â‚¬â„¢) and Mesfin Kidane
St. George 3 Atraco 1
Adane Girma (2) and Salahadin Said
St. GeorgeÃ‚Â 0 APR Rwanda 2
Salahadin Said Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 6 goals
Adane Girma Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 5 goals