Addis Ababa – Defending champions St. George now seats at the top of the Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) after it played to a scoreless tie with its arch rival Ethiopian Coffee here today.

The lead could be temporary should Dedebit defeats or ties with Sidama Coffee on Tuesday in Yirgalem.

The much anticipated match didn’t live up to expectation as both teams played very cautious match and they both seemed less eager to attack.

The league will continue with the following matches:

Monday: May 23, 2011

Defence Force vs CBE

Lideta Nyala vs Trans Ethiopia

Hawassa City vs Sebeta City

Fincha Sugar vs EEPCO

Tuesday: May 24, 2011

Harar Brewery vs Adama City

Sidama Coffee vs Dedebit

Wednesday: May 25, 2011

Dire Dawa City vs Mugher Cement

 

Rank Teams GP Won Draw Lost GF- GA GD Points
1 Saint George 25 13 8 4 34 – 16 +18 47
2 Dedebit FC 24 14 4 6 49 – 22 +27 46
3 Ethiopian Coffee 25 12 10 3 41-25 +16 46
4 Defence Force 24 12 7 5 42 – 27 +15 43
5 Sidama Coffee 24 9 13 2 27 – 16 +11 40
6 Harar Brewery FC 24 8 12 4 26 – 18 + 8 36
7 Hawassa City FC 24 9 9 6 35 – 29 + 6 36
8 Mugher Cement 24 9 6 9 21 – 23 + 2 33
9 EEPCO FC 24 8 6 10 30 – 29 +1 30
10 Dire Dawa City 24 8 5 11 22 – 33 -11 29
11 Adama City FC 24 7 7 10 23 – 35 -12 28
12 Ethiopian Banks SC 24 6 8 10 23 – 31 -8 26
13 Sebeta City 24 6 7 11 24 – 32 -12 24
14 Trans Ethiopia 24 5 8 11 19- 34 -15 23
15 Lideta Nyala 24 5 6 13 21 – 38 -17 21
16 Fincha Sugar 24 0 9 15 14 – 45 -31 9

 

 

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