Addis Ababa – Defending champions Kedus Giorgis (St. George) rebounded from their 2-0 defeat at the hands of Adama Kenema last week to beat Sidama Bunna 5-1 as Week 2 of the 2015 Castel Premier League continued here today.
It took only 13 minutes for Giorgis to open the score through Minyahel Teshome and Brian Umony added a second three minutes later.
Giorgis added two more goals in the first half thanks to Adane Girma(34’) and Ramkel Lok (38’) before Sidama responded with a goal of their own one minute before the two sides went to their dressing room courtesy of a penalty kick beautifully taken by former Giorgis player Andualem Negussie.
Adane Girma scored his second goal of the match in extra time by converting a penalty kick.
In other matches played today, Dire Dawa Kenema was on their way to a 1-0 (Fekadu Worku 49’) home victory over Hawassa Kenema before the visitors scored an equalizer in the 87th minute thanks to Bereket Yisak.
Welayita Dicha defeated Arba Minch Kenema 1-0 (Bezabeh Meleyo 45’+1) and Hadiya Hossana couldn’t take home field advantage as they lost 1-0 to Dashen Bira (Dashen Beer).
So, after 2 games, Adama Kenema and Dashen Bira are on top of the league with 4 points each but the former has a better goal advantage (+4 vs +2).
Kedus Giorgis vs Sidama Bunna 5-1
Dire Dawa Kenema vs Hawassa Kenema 1-1
Hadiya Hossana vs Dashen Beer 0-1
Welayita Dicha vs Arba Minch Kenema 1-0