Ethiopia Football: Ethiopian Coffee scores a 2-1 victory over Dedebit 2-1

Addis Ababa – Ethiopian Coffee defeated Dedebit FC 2-1 here today to seat on top of the Ethiopian Premier League. Meanwhile, the surprising team of the year Sidama Coffee beat Sebeta City 2-0 in Yirgalem to share second place with Dedebit FC.

Ethiopian Coffee has now collected 55 points, followed by Dedebit FC (52 pts), Sidama Coffee (52 pts), St. George (51 pts) and Defence Force (49 pts).  However, the latter two have a game to play tomorrow.

Coffee and Dedebit concluded the first half of the game with Ethiopian Coffee leading 2-1.

The match not only turned out to be very entertaining but also produced 3 goals, with both teams playing a very open and attacking game.

Goalcorers:

Ethiopian Coffee: Mulu Alem Tilahun and Dawit Stefanos

Dedebit FC: Getaneh Kebede.

Meanwhile, Sidama Coffee defeated Sebeta City 2-0 in Yirgalem, Trans Ethiopia beat Dire Dawa City 3-0 in Adigrat and Adma squeezing past EEPCO (1-0) at home.

Top-5 League Standings:

Rank Teams Played Wins Draw Lost Diff GD Points
1 Ethiopian Coffee 28 15 10 3 47 – 28 19 55
2 Dedebit FC 28 16 4 8 54 – 25 29 52
Sidama Coffee 28 13 13 2 32 – 14 18 52
4 Saint George 27 14 9 4 36 – 16 20 51
5 Defence Force 27 14 7 6 44 – 29 15 49

The Ethiopian Coffee vs Dedebit FC encounter was shown Live via ETV.

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