AFCON 2013: Five Players Dropped
By Samuel Yeshiwas
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Coach Sewnet Bishaw has dropped five players from the provisional team. 31 players had been included in the team and had been training together for the last two weeks. Four of the dropped players are home based while the fifth is a professional.
The dropped players are:
1. Fitsum G/Mariam (St. George, Ethiopia)
2. Fitsum Teferi (Commercial Bank, Ethiopia)
3. Mulualem Mesfin (Arba Minch City, Ethiopia)
4. Medhane Tadesse (Defence Force, Ethiopia)
5. David Beshah (TSC Euskirchen, Germany)
The move means there are 26 players remaining in the preliminary squad. However, the number will increase to 27 when Egypt based striker Saladin Said joins the team. Coach Sewnet will still have to drop three more players to make the final 23-man squad. The final team will be known after the friendly matches against Niger, Togo, and Tunisia.
Samuel is a contributor of EthioSports.com. Please visit his blog on Ethiopian National Team.