Adama City back on top, Arba Minch scores first victory

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Adama Kenema (Adama City) climbed back to the top of the Ethiopian Premier League with an important 1-0 victory over second-placed Dedebit FC here today, reported the weekly sport newspaper, Intersport.

Adama has thus overtaken EEPCO at the helm, which played to a 1-1 tie with Hawassa City in Yirgalem today.

Meanwhile, newly promoted Arba Minch City scored its first victory of the season with a fashionable 3-1 win over Defence Force at home.

This was welcoming news for fans of this Southern Ethiopian team, which has recorded 2 draws and 3 defeats in its previous 5 matches.

The victory helped Arba Minch to move to 13th place, where the previous occupier Ethiopian Air Force had its match against St. George abandoned due to crowd violence, the newspaper noted.

Sidama Coffee moved to 6th place with an away scoreless tie with Dire Dawa City.

Week 7 Results

 01-07-2012  Ethiopian Coffee  1-1  CBE
 01-07-2012  Harar Brewery  0-1  Mugher Cement
 01-08-2012  Arba Minch  3-1  Defence Force
 01-08-2012  Hawassa City  1-1  EEPCO
 01-08-2012  Air Force   **  St. George
 01-01-2012  Dire Dawa City  0-0  Sidama Coffee
 01-08-2012  Dedebit FC  0-1  Adama City

** Match abandoned