Africa U-17 Championship: Ethiopia beat Tunisia 3-0

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Ethiopian U-17 team beat its Tunisian counterpart 3-0 here today in the first leg match of the second round of the 10th African U-17 Championship.

The two teams will play the return leg match in Tunis in two-week time.

The Ethiopian team advanced to the second round without playing a match after Central African Republic withdrew from the tournament.

The Ethiopian U-17 will face the winner of Botswana and Burkina Faso in the 3rd round if it eliminates Tunisia.

Morocco will host the finals in 2003.

According to a report posted on, Coach Yared Tolossa selected 20 players, between the ages of 15-16, from 5 different regions of the country. Addis Ababa supplied 9 players, followed by Oromia (4), SNNP (4), Amhara (2) and Gambela (1).


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