Ethiopian Premier League: Defence Force defeats Dire Dawa City 1-0

Defence Force FC

Addis Ababa – Defence Force defeated Dire Dawa City 1-0 here today to extend their lead of the Ethiopian Premier League.

Forward Chala Deriba scored the lone goal 28 minutes into the first half.

Dire Dawa could have leveled the score in the second had they not missed a penalty kick.

The victory helped Defence Force extend its lead over its nearest rival Ethiopian Coffee to 4 points.

Meanwhile, the shocking 2-1 victory of Sidama Coffee against Ethiopian Coffee here yesterday, lifted the southern team to 4th place ahead of Dedebit FC and St. George. However, Dedebit has a game in hand.

The league competition will continue with two matches tomorrow.

Wednesday – April 6, 2011

Addis Ababa

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