Seven round 17 games were played earlier today across the country as Ethiopia Bunna, Electric and Hawassa Ketema emerged major winners. Sidama Bunna climbed up to be second while Jimma Aba Bunna and Wolaitta Dicha won their respective ties. Woldia and ArbaMinch share spoils.
Ethiopia Bunna trashed 10 men Mekelakeya 4-0 with a dominant display in front of a packed Addis Ababa Stadium. Mekelakeya defender Behailu Girma was sent off for a handball inside the area as the match referee awarded Bunna a penalty. Gatoch Panom stepped up to successfully convert the spot kick in the 36th minute. Five minutes later a foul on Aschalew Girma in the box rewarded Bunna with another penalty kick as Gatoch completed his brace. After the resumption Nigerian import Samuel Sanumi extended the lead to 3 with a rebound. In the dying minutes of the tie Mesoud Mohammed effort from outside the box rattled the woodwork but Abdulkerim Mohammed struck from the rebound to send Ethiopia Bunna faithful into frenzy. Ethiopia Bunna sits fourth with 28 points while Mekelakeya slipped to 10th with 21 points.
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