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Saladin Said joins mighty Al Ahly

By Tarek Talaat  Al Ahly have signed the Ethiopian international player Saladin Said for three years supersport.com can confirm. Saladin’s contract with his club Wadi Degla will expire this season and he refused to extend it despite repeated approaches. Said’s agent Abdul Rahman Magdi confirmed this to supersport.com, saying: “Ye,s Saladin signed for Al Ahly late […]

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Portuguese coach Mariano Barreto takes charge of Ethiopia

By Betemariam Hailu- BBC Sport  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The Ethiopia Football Federation has confirmed the appointment of Mariano Barreto as the new coach of the national team. The 57-year-old Portuguese signed a two-year contract on Tuesday to replace Sewnet Bishaw, who was sacked in February after a poor campaign at the African Nations Championship in South Africa. Barreto’s […]

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Ethiopia agree deal with Portuguese coach Barreto

By Betemariam Hailu - BBC Sport Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) has confirmed it has agreed a deal for Portuguese coach Mariano Barreto to take charge of the national football team. The former Ghana coach will be unveiled on Tuesday according to EFF president Junedi Basha. “We’ve selected Barreto to be the […]

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Talks between Stevanovic & EFF collapse

By Collins Okinyo Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Drama and intrigue continue to dog the appointment of Ethiopia Walia Ibex coach after talks between Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) and Serbian Goran Stevanovic collapsed in Addis Ababa. This comes just weeks after EFF overturned the appointment of Portuguese coach Mariano Barreto after hue and cry from Walia fans […]

EFF set to appoint Stevanovic

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EFF set to appoint Stevanovic

By Collins Okinyo Addis Ababa - Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) have made an abrupt u-turn revoking the appointment of Portuguese Mariano Barreto and in his place Serbian Goran Stevanovic is scheduled to travel to Ethiopia for personal talks. In an exclusive interview with supersport.com EFF president Junedin Basha intimated that they had done their investigations and […]

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EFF appoints Portuguese Mariano Barreto as new national football coach

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Mariano Barreto has been appointed as the new Ethiopian coach with immediate effect. The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) announced on Tuesday that the Portuguese will take over from Sewnet Bishaw who was sacked in early February. EFF settled on the former Ghana coach from a shortlist of five coaches that had been […]

The flourishing women’s football

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The flourishing women’s football

As a young girl who grew up under magnanimous care and freedom, Bizuhan Endale enjoyed having her family around. She cherished the time she had with them and the warmth they gave her, until she reached a point where she came head to head with societal values and accepted norms. Bizuhan was not your typical […]

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Gedion Zelalem, the young Arsenal midfielder who ‘dribbles like Iniesta and passes like Xavi’

Name: Gedion Zelalem  Club: Arsenal  Age: 17  Position: Midfield  I’m going to need more than that… Zelalem is only 17 but has already played at clubs in Germany, America and now England. His youth career started at Hertha Berlin, where he was born, but he followed his family to the US in 2006 and played for MSC United and […]

Ethiopian football at cross roads

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Ethiopian football at cross roads

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – It’s only March but in Ethiopia the football fraternity is already reeling under some disappointment with local clubs, Dedebit and Defence FC both dumped out of CAF interclubs competition on the back of a poor run at Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) by the Ethiopian national team made up of local […]

Salhadin Said scores two goals to lift Wadi Degla to 3rd in Egyptian League

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Salhadin Said scores two goals to lift Wadi Degla to 3rd in Egyptian League

Said’s goal in 28th minute helps lift Wadi Degla past Minya in 3-1 victory on Sunday. Ethiopian striker Salhadin Said hit a brace to lift Wadi Degla past new comers Minya 3-1 in the Egyptian Premier League on Sunday. The 25-year international striker opened the scoring in the 28th minute before Mohab Said doubled the […]