Hawassa, Ethiopia – Adama Kenema is back in the lead of the Ethiopia Premier League after they drew 2-2 with Hawassa City here today.
The draw gives Adama 9 points from 5 matches, 1 point clear of second-placed EEPCO.
St. George jumped six places (from 10th to 4th) in the table standing with their 1-0 away victory over Arba Minch Kenema, while Dedebit FC leaped four places (from 7th to 3rd) with a 1-0 win over Harar Brewery in Addis Ababa.
The two teams have only played 3 matches each.
Sidama Coffee stole two valuable points from CBE after the two teams played to a 3-3 tie in the nation’s capital. Defence Force did likewise after it drew 2-2 with Dire Dawa City.
Newly promoted Ethiopian Air Force failed to take home field advantage as it was held to a scoreless tie by Mugher Cement at home in Bishoftu.
Week 6 League Fixtures:
Friday, December 30, 2011:
EEPCO – Arba Minch
Saturday, December 31, 2011:
CBE – Dire Dawa City
St. George – Hawassa City
Sunday, January 1, 2012:
Mugher Cement – Dedebit FC
Adama City – Air Force
Sidama Coffee – Harar Brewery
Defence Force – Ethiopian Coffee