Kinshasa, DR Congo – The Ethiopian national women football drew scoreless with DR Congo in the first leg match of the 2012 London Olympic preliminary match here yesterday.

The return leg match will be played on January 30, 2011 in Addis Ababa. Should the Ethiopia team advances to the next round, it will face the winner of Ghana vs Guinea.

Ghana and Guinea will play their first leg match today.

According to the Amharic Sports website Libro, the Ethiopian team dominated the game and had several scoring chances.

The day’s officials were from Gabon and the observer from Burkina Faso.

Members of the Ethiopian community in Kinshasa held a dinner event for the Ethiopian squad.

FIRST ROUND
LEG 1/LEG 2
January 15/29
Morocco vs. Tunisia
Zambia vs. South Africa
Angola vs. Namibia
Cameroon vs. Mali

January 15/30
Congo DR vs. Ethiopia

January 16/29
Guinea vs. Ghana

WITHDRAWS
Nigeria vs. Congo – Congo W/D
Equatorial Guinea vs. Gabon – Gabon W/D

SECOND ROUND
Equatorial Guinea vs. Angola/Namibia winner
Nigeria vs. Cameroon/Mali winner
Ghana/Guinea winner vs. Ethiopia/Congo DR winner
Morocco/Tunisia winner vs. South Africa/Zambia winner

Four second round winners advance to final tournament; top two qualify for 2012 Olympics.

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