Adigrat – Undefeated Defence Force are back on top of the Ethiopian Premier League after defeating Trans Ethiopia 2-1 here today.

Meanwhile, defending champions St. George continue their dismal results in the new season with a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Dire Dawa City in Addis Ababa. Dire boys led 1-0 at half-time.

The inclusion of national team selected players Alula Girma, Samson Mulugeta,Yared Zinabu,Yonatan Birhanu and Adane Girma, did not make a difference for the team.

In the first match in Addis, Dedebit FC beat Lideta Nyala 2-0 to move up to 5th place.

After Week 5, Defence Force, which still has one game in hand, is on top with 12 pts, followed by Ethiopian Coffee and Ethiopian Banks.

Today’s Results:

Adigrat: Trans Ethiopia 1-2 Defence Force

Addis Ababa: Dedebit FC 2-0 Lideta Nyala

Addis Ababa: St. George 0-2 Dire Dawa City