Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The 2nd round of the 2012/13 Ethiopian Premier League Championship will kick off here on Thursday when Ethiopian Insurance (8) takes on Hawassa Kenema (3) and Commercial Bank (11) faces Adama Kenema (12).

The league will continue on Friday with Defence Force (5) playing against Harar Brewery (9) and current league leader Dedebit FC hosting Sidama Coffee (10).

On Saturday, EEPCO (6) will entertain last-placed Water Works and arch rivals Ethiopian Coffee (2) and St. George (4) will square off in the second match of the Addis double header.

League leader Dedebit FC

League leader Dedebit FC

Meanwhile, Arba Minch (7) will travel to Assela to face Mugher Cement (13).

Here are the results of the 1st round matches when these teams met:

Week 1

Adama 0-0 CBE

Arba Minch 2-0 Mugher

Awassa 1-1 Insurance

Harar Brewery 0-0 Defence

Sidama Coffee 1-1 Dedebit

St George 0-0 Ethiopian Coffee

Water Sport 0-4 EEPCO

 

League standings of the top-6 Teams:

1 Dedebit – 13- 12 -27
2 Ethio. Coffee- 13- 9 -25
3 Hawassa Kenema-13- 7 -25
4 St. George – 13- 8 -24
5 Defence – 13- 7 -22
6 EEPCO – 13- 8 -20

Leading Scorers
Getaneh Kebede (Dedebit) 12
Mohammed Nasser (Ethio. Insurance) 9

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