Bata, Equatorial Guinea – The Ethiopian national women soccer team “Dinkinesh” (Lucy) suffered a huge loss in its Group B opener of the 8th African Women Championship here today when it lost 5-0 to the Ivory Coast.

In today’s other match, Nigeria defeated Cameroon 2-1.

Ethiopia’s next match is against Nigeria on Thursday, November 1.

Meanwhile, host Equatorial Guinea and DR Congo defeated South Africa and Senegal 1-0 respectively in Group A matches played yesterday.

 

Group A
Team P W D L GF GA GD Pts
Equatorial Guinea

1

1

0

0

1

0

1

 3
DR Congo

1

1

0

0

1

0

1

3

S. Africa

1

0

0

1

0

1

-1

0

Senegal

1

0

0

1

0

1

-1

0

 

Group B
Team P W D L GF GA GD Pts
Côte d’ Ivoire

1

1

0

0

5

0

+5

3

Nigeria

1

1

0

0

2

1

+1

3

Cameroon

1

0

0

1

1

2

-1

0

Ethiopia

1

0

0

1

0

5

-5

0

Note: Please disregard our earlier posting, which showed the score as 2-0. That was an error. The final score is Ivory Coast 5 Ethiopia 0.

VIDEO: Watch highlights of the match on EthioTube.net.

 

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