Ethiopian Premier League Season to kick off with 16 teams

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The 2010/11 Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) season will kick off this Sunday with 16 teams taking part. 

The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) decided to reduce the number of the EPL teams from 18 to 16 to make the league a little bit more competitive this year. 

The 16 teams represent 9 various cities, with the capital Addis Ababa having the lion share (7). 

 
Adama (1)
Adama City (aka Adama Kenema)
 
Addis Ababa (7)
Dedebit FC
Defence (Mekelakeya)
EEPCo (aka Mebrat Hayl)
Ethiopian Banks SC (Ye Ethiopian Bankoch)
Ethiopian Coffee (Ye Ethiopia Bunna)
St. George FC (aka Kedus Giorgis)
Lideta Nyala (Yeledeta Nyala)
 
Ambo (1)
Muger Cement (aka Mugher Cemento)
 
Hawassa (2)
Hawassa City (aka Hawassa Kenema)
Sidama Coffee (aka Sidama Bunna)
 
Dire Dawa (1)
Dire Dawa City (aka Dire Dawa Kenema)
 
Fincha (1)
Fincha Sugar (aka Fincha Sekwar)
 
Harar (1)
Harar Brewery (aka Harar Birra)
 
Mekelle (1)
Trans Ethiopia
 
Sebeta (1)
Sebeta City (aka Sebeta Kenema)
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