Ethiopia defeats Niger 1-0 in soccer friendly
Addis Ababa, EthiopiaÃ‚Â Ã¢â‚¬â€œ The EthiopianÃ‚Â nationalÃ‚Â soccer team Ã¢â‚¬Å“Walias AntelopesÃ¢â‚¬Â defeated its Niger counterpart 1-0 here today in a soccer friendly match.
Getaneh Kebede of Dedebit FC scored EthiopiaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s lone goal 38Ã¢â‚¬Â² into the first half.
The Walias dominated the match and had several scoring chances but lacked the finishing touches. Ã‚Â The team definitely missed the services of aceÃ‚Â strikersÃ‚Â Saladin Said and Adane Girma. SaladinÃ‚Â Ã‚Â is presently on a pre-season tour in Belgium with his Egyptian side Wadi Degla FC. Adane Girma is nursing an injury.
Meanwhile the Ethiopia vs Guinea friendly match, which was scheduled to take place here on Thursday, was canceled following aÃ‚Â scheduleÃ‚Â dispute. Ã‚Â The Guinean FA asked for the match to be moved to Friday, but theÃ‚Â Ethiopian Football FederationÃ‚Â (EFF) refused as the team isÃ‚Â scheduleÃ‚Â to fly to Qatar to face Tunisia on Saturday.
TodayÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s match was broadcasted live onÃ‚Â EtvÃ‚Â