AFcon 2015: Ethiopia defeats Mali 3-2 in Bamako

Abebaw ButakoBamako, Mali – The Ethiopian national team “Walias” achieved a surprising result here today when they beat Mali 3-2 to avenge their 2-0 defeat in Addis Ababa on Saturday.

It was Mali who scored first through Bakary Sako (32″), but the Walias responded with 2 quick goals of their own by Omed Oukri (36′) and Getaneh Kebede (45′).

The second half didn’t start well for the Walias as Getaneh Kebede was given his marching order (59″) to be followed by Mali equalizing in the 69th minute thanks to Mustaph Yattabare.

It was Abebaw Butako who scored the winning goal for Ethiopia in extra time.

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