Ethiopia vs Seychelles (Photo: Seychelles News Agency)

Ethiopia vs Seychelles (Photo: Seychelles News Agency)

Ethiopia Walia Ibex coach Yohannes Sahle believes they could have done better against Seychelles in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier group J game that ended in a 1-1 draw away in Mahe,Seychelles.

Sahle speaking to alluded to the fact that the team would have done better but took consolation to the massive surprises that were witnessed in other subsequent matches in the busy Afcon weekend.

“We would have done better against Seychelles but again if you compare our draw with what happened to other top sides like Nigeria,South Africa,Tunisia and Equitorial Guinea I take solace that we got an important away from home however we have to work hard in our remaining matches”Sahle said

Group J leaders Algeria secured a 3-1 victory away in Lesotho scoring twice in the last five minutes taking firm position at the top of the apex with maximum six points.Lesotho remain pointless after losing both their matches against Ethiopia and Algeria.

Over 400 fan in two Ethiopia Airlines Dreamliners travelled to Mahe Seychelles to cheer the Walia Ibex.That was the largest foreign contingent of fans to have ever travelled for any match in Africa.