Ethiopia Football: Dedebit moves up to 4th, St. George registers first victory

Addis Ababa – Dedebit FC defeated Mugher Cement 1-0 in Assela to jump two spots to 4th place. Getaneh Kebede scored his 7th goal of the season and joined Mulualem Tilahun of Ethiopian Coffee as the league’s top scorer.

Meanwhile, Ethiopian Premier League defending champions St. George registered its first victory of the season in a 1-0 win over Trans Ethiopia in Adigrat. Yared Zenabu scored the goal.

But despite the victory, St. George remains in last place with 4 points from 6 matches.

Week 9 Results:

Saturday, December 18, 2010:

Defence Force (1) vs Hawassa City (8) 1-1

Scorers: Bedasso Hora for Defence and Yitsak for Hawassa City

Harar Brewery (12) vs Lideta Nyala (4) 1-1

Sunday, December 19, 2010:

Ethiopian Coffee (1) vs Fincha Sugar (15) 3-1

Scorers: Mulualem Tilahun, Abdela Shemssu & Minyahel Teshome fr Eth. Coffee

Ethiopian Banks (3) vs EEPCO (14) 3-2

Dire Dawa City (6) vs Sebeta City (11) 1-0

Sidama Coffee (13) vs Adama City (9) 0-0

Tuesday, December 21, 2010:

Mugher Cement (10) vs Dedebit FC 0-1

Getaneh Kebede

Trans Ethiopia (7) vs St. George (16) 0-1

Yared Zenabu