Mamo Gebrehiwot ( is the Founder of (active since 1998) and a former soccer player & sports journalist in Ethiopia. Mamo enjoys writing and covering about Ethiopian soccer and athletics. He speaks Amharic (Ethiopia), French & English.For all articles posted by Mamo, click here.



Samuel Yeshiwas is a new addition to EthioSports. He is a med student at Addis Ababa University and a regular contributor to He also maintains his own blog on the Ethiopian national team – He can be reached at: For all articles posted by Samuel, click here


Markos Berhanu ( lives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and enjoys writing about Ethiopian & International Soccer. For all articles posted by Markos, click here.

Ephrem Melaku has a Masters Degree in Journalism and Communication. He lives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and he has interest in local and international football (soccer) and Ethiopian athletics. For all articles posted by Ephrem, click here.

Dr. Tilaye Wube ( is a Biology Professor at Addis Ababa University and a cycling enthusiast and enjoys writing about cyling tournaments. For all articles posted by Dr. Tilaye, click here

Solomon Amare ( lives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and writes about Ethiopian soccer.For all articles posted by Solomon, click here.

Andrea Dondi ( is Founder & Managing Director of Alfa Athletics Club, one of Ethiopia’s premier professional athletic club with offices in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Modena, Italy. For all articles posted by Andrea, click here.

Kahsay Biru Giday ( lives in Mekelle, Tigay Region and he will cover sports activities in his city.



Marcela De Vivo is a freelance writer from Southern California whose writing covers everything from marketing and social media, to health and beauty, to technology and manufacturing. In her free time, she loves going to the beach with her family to catch some sun and a wave or two.

Abdulfetah Sigal ( is a new addition to EthioSports. Abdulfetah currently lives in Northern California, where he attends the University of California at Davis. He is an avid soccer fan, who wants to incorporate soccer journalism with his studies and he will cover European Soccer for EthioSports. For all articles posted by Abdulfetah, click here.

Rahel Samuel( lives in New York City and enjoy covering Ethiopian Athletes. For all articles posted by Rahel, click here.

Yared Bekele ( Yared Lemaye Bekele lives in Houston, Texas. He is a football fanatic and will cover European soccer. For all articles posted by Yared, click here.




Mistre Haile Selassie ( is a new addition to Ethiosports. Mistre currently lives in Zurich, Switzerland. He is an avid soccer and athletics fan. He has good working relationship with FIFA and has, on numerous occasions, served as hosts to Ethiopian great athletes and sports officials. For all articles posted by Mistre, click here.


Guest Writers

Elizabeth Egan has ran for most of her life, and considers herself a true running geek. In 2013 she published a book entitledNotes from Higher Grounds: An altitude training guide for endurance athletes’, which details some of the best places in the world to train at altitude. Addis Ababa does, of course, feature among the most popular destinations.

The book can be purchased through


Twitter: @egansadventures


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