Ethiopian Football: Undefeated Defence Force back on top, St. George in last place
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.
Adigrat: Trans Ethiopia 1-2 Defence Force
Addis Ababa: Dedebit FC 2-0 Lideta Nyala
Addis Ababa: St. George 0-2 Dire Dawa City