Boditi, Ethiopia – The first round of the 2014/15 Ethiopian Premier League concluded here today with Sidama Bunna seating on top with 27 points, followed by defending champions St. George (25 pts), Wolayta Dicha (22 pts) and Ethiopian Coffee (21 pts).
Of the 3 games played today, most soccer fans had their eyes on the Wolayta Dicha vs St. George encounter as a victory by the latter could have taken them to the top. Unfortunately the two teams drew scoreless.
Dedebit travelled south and defeated Hawassa Kenema 2-0 to jump 5 spots to finish in 5th place while Ethiopian Coffee dropped to fourth place after they lost 1-0 to EEPCo. The victory propolled the electric men to move 4 spots to 7th place.
Welayata Dicha had a good chance to move to second place but failed to take home field advantage as they drew scoreless with St. George. On the other hand, the latter could have retaken the lead from Sidama had they won today’s match.
Hawassa Kenema (10 pts) and Woldiya Kenema (6 pts) finished the first round at the bottom of the league table.
|1. Sidama Bunna||13||8||3||2||14||8||6||27|
|2. Kidus Giorgis||13||7||4||2||15||5||10||25|
|3. Wolayta Dicha||13||6||4||3||12||9||3||22|
|4. Ethiopian Bunna||13||6||3||4||19||14||5||21|
|6. Adama Kenema||13||4||7||2||16||13||3||19|
|7. Arba Minch Kenema||13||4||7||2||9||8||1||19|
|9. Ethiopia Nigd Bank||13||3||7||3||14||12||2||16|
|10. Dashen Bira||13||5||1||7||10||12||-2||16|
|12. Mugher Ceminto||13||3||4||6||11||14||-3||13|
|13. Hawassa Kenema||13||2||4||7||11||17||-6||10|
|14. Woldia Kenema||13||1||2||10||8||28||-20||5|