The faith of the much anticipated match of the League was decided by a single goal scored by Dedebit & Ethiopian national team player Getaneh Kebede just seconds before half-time. ‘
In the day’s other matches, host Hawassa Kenema was held to a scoreless tie by Mekelle City and Adama Kenema was forced to share a point (1-1) with Sidama Bunna at home.
Week 9 started yesterday with three matches taking place. Fasil Kenema, came back from their trip east with a valuable point as their match with Dire Dawa Kenema ended in a 1-1 draw. The home side led 1-0 at half-time thanks to Zelalem Isayas (24′) but the visitors tied the match after Ramkel Lok (51′) converted a penalty kick.
Jimma Abba Jifar took home field advantage to beat Welwalo Adigrat University 3-0 thanks to goals from Temesgen GebreKidan (24′), Yonas Geremew (45′) and Negatu GebreSelassie (90′).
The match between defending champions Kidus Giorgis and Mekelakeya ended 0-0.
The league will continue tomorrow with the following matches:
Woldiya Kenema will host Arba Minch while Wolaitta Dicha will travel to the nation’s capital to face Ethio-Elctric.