Saint George crowned Ethiopian champions

Fitsum Gebremariam Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Saint George were crowned the 2013/2014 Ethiopian Premier League champions on Monday evening (26 May 2014) with five matches to go after upsetting Sidama Coffee 1-0 at the Yirgalem Stadium. It was a record 26th title for ‘Sanjaw’ or ‘Kidus Giorgis’ as they are popularly referred to by their passionate fans as they […]

St. George FC wins Ethiopian Premier League title

St. George League Champions Ethiopia – St. George FC won the 2014 Ethiopian Premier League tile following a 1-0 away victory over Sidama Coffee today. The horsemen were declared champions even though they still have 5 more games to play.  This is due to the fact that the maximum points that their nearest rival Ethiopian Coffee could get should they win all their […]

St George win Sheger Derby

St. George FC 2013 By Collins Okinyo Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Ethiopian Premier League leaders St. George claimed the bragging rights when they beat bitter rivals Ethiopian Coffee in an electrifying match played on Monday afternoon at the National Stadium in Addis Ababa. Fitsum Mariam was the hero for Sanjaw with a brace in the 20th and 60th minute […]

St. George appoints Mart Nooij as head coach

By Collins Okinyo Addis Ababa – Ethiopia football giants St.George have appointed Dutchman Martinus Ignatius ‘Mart’ Nooij as their new coach just few weeks after the league resumed. St. George who failed to win the league last season have sought the services of the experienced Nooij in 2010 led Mozambique to the Africa Cup of […]

Wolaita Dicha demolish CBE 4-0 in EPL season opener

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The 2012/13 Ethiopian National champions and newly promoted team, Wolaita Dicha of the SNNP region, kicked off the 2013/14 Ethiopia Premier League season with a 4-0 crushing victory over Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) here yesterday. Wolaita led 1-0 at half-time thanks to a goal by Baye Gezahegn. Although fans of […]

Playing football in the land of runners

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Branded as the country of the long distance runner, Ethiopia is now becoming the destination for footballers from across Africa. A new phenomenon is seeing many agencies contact Ethiopian teams selling their prospective players, while Ethiopian footballers continue to travel far and wide seeking employment. The devoted and passionate fans who support […]

Mengistu Worku Cup Final: St. George vs Defence Force

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The first final match of the Fasil Tekalegn era at St George takes place on Sunday when his side faces off against Defence Force (Mekelakeya) in the Ethiopian Knockout Cup. Making their sixth appearance in the Ethiopian knockout cup final match, 2006 winners Defence will travel to Addis Ababa Stadium to face the […]

Arsenal Starlet Gedion Zelalem Announces Injury via Twitter, to miss 6-8 weeks

The 16-year-old broke the news on twitter but confirmed he hoped to return from the layoff ‘stronger’. The midfielder caught the eye for the Gunners during pre-season with a series of impressive displays during the club’s tour of Asia. The playmaker has since featured on the bench in the Premier League this season and was […]

Aynalem becomes new record signee for Dashen

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – National team vice skipper Aynalem Hailu smashed the Ethiopian football transfer record in signing to newly-promoted Dashen Brewery. Ethiopian Coffee midfielder Fasika Asfaw set a new club record, while Binyam Assefa joined Coffee. Spending more than ten million birr for the renewal of the contracts of eight players and signing bonuses […]

Dedebit clinches EPL title with a 4-2 victory over Hawassa Kenema

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia –Dedebit FC were declared winner of the 2012/3 Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) title following their 4-2 victory over Hawassa Kenema here today, with 2 weeks left in the competition, . Defending champions St. George dropped points for the second week in a row after they were held (1-1) by Ethiopian Insurance. Second-placed Ethiopian Coffee […]
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