Ethiopia: Okuri eyeing Walia Ibex return

On-form El Entag El Harby forward Oumed Okuri is eyeing a return to the “Walia Ibex” of Ethiopia after two-years in the cold.i is enjoying a fine run in Egypt where he has thus far shaken the net 7-times; 5 in the Premier League and twice in the Egypt Cup.

“I’m performing well and I want to be back to the national team. It’s about two years now since I donned the national colors, and I really want to give my best in the upcoming Nations Cup qualifiers if given opportunity,” he told

The ex-Defense and St. George striker attributes his current bullish form to the confidence the coach has in him and the general support from the entire technical staff.

He is looking forward to more football years in the North saying he is happy with his current club.

“I am happy with my present club and I want to stay and continue my career in Egypt.”

-Report by Mesfin Dereje in Cairo.