Ethiopian Women Football Team advances to 2nd Round
Addis Ababa Ã¢â‚¬â€œ The Ethiopian national women football team defeated its DR Congo counterpart 3-0 here today to advance to the second round of the 2012 London Olympic preliminary on a 3-0 aggregate score, reported the Amharic sports website EthioFootball.
Hiruth Gabisso opened the score 11 minutes into the game and Rehima Zerga added a second fifteen minutes later for Team Ethiopia to lead 2-0 at half-time.Ã‚Â Shetaye Asmamew scored EthiopiaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 3rd goal in the second half.
The Ethiopian women team will meet next Ghana in the second round. Ã¢â‚¬Å“The Black QueensÃ¢â‚¬Â as the Ghana team is known destroyed Guinea 7-1 on aggregate score after trashing them 5-1 in the second leg match played in Accra yesterday. Ghana won 2-0 two weeks ago in Conakry.
LEG 1/LEG 2
Morocco vs. Tunisia 3-0
Zambia vs. South Africa 1-2
Angola vs. Namibia 2-2 / 0-0 (Namibia on away goal rule)
Cameroon vs. Mali 5-0
Congo DR vs. Ethiopia 0-0 / 0-3 (Ethiopia 3-0 on aggregate)
Guinea vs. Ghana 2-0 / 1-5 (Ghana 7-1 on aggregate)
Nigeria vs. Congo Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Congo W/D
Equatorial Guinea vs. Gabon Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Gabon W/D
Equatorial Guinea vs. Namibia
Nigeria vs. Cameroon/Mali winner
Ghana vs. Ethiopia
Morocco/Tunisia winner vs. South Africa/Zambia winner
Four second round winners advance to final tournament; top two qualify for 2012 Olympics.