Lideta Nyala & Fincha Sugar to kick off Ethiopian Premier League season tomorrow

Defence Force FC aka Mekelakeya

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Two newly promoted teams, Lideta Nyala (Yelideta Nyala) of Addis Ababa and Fincha Sugar (Fincha Sekwar) of Oromia will kick off the 2010/11 Ethiopian Premier League season here tomorrow. 

Adama City (Adama Kenema) will host Ethiopian Banks SC; Defence Force will travel east to face Dire Dawa City (Dire Dawa Kenema); Mugher Cement and EEPCO will square off in Assela; Yirgalem will feature the two coffee teams – Sidama Coffee and Ethiopian Coffee and Harar Brewery will accommodate Trans Ethiopia. 

Defending champions St. George and runner-up Dedebit FC, who will be playing in the Ethiopian Super Cup final at Abebe Bikila Stadium today, will open their season on Wednesday when they will take on Sebeta City (Sebeta Kenema) and Hawassa City respectively. 

Week 1

Sunday, October 24/2010

Addis Ababa: Lideta Nyala – Fincha Sugar

Adama: Adama City – Ethiopian Banks

Dire Dawa: Dire Dawa City – Defence Force

Assela: Mugher Cement – EEPCO

Yirgalem: Sidama Coffee – Ethiopian Coffee

Harar: Harar Brewery – Trans Ethiopia

Wednesday October 27/2010

Addis Ababa: St. George – Sebeta City

Addis Ababa: Dedebit – Hawassa City

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