Ethiopia Coffee Climbs to the top of the Ethiopian Premier League

Ethiopia Coffee FC (photo credit: team’s Facebook page)

Addis Ababa – Ethiopia Coffee has climbed to the top of the  Ethiopian Premier League following their scoreless tie with arch rival St. George here today, while former leader Hawassa City lost 1-0 to  Sidama Coffee.

However, the lead could be temporary as Sidama Coffee and Bahir Dar City who are trailing 3 points behind the leader in third and places respectively, have each one of them 2 games on hand. 

Elsewhere in the league, Mekelakeya snatched an away point from Bahir Dar Kenema in 1-1 draw so did Dire Dawa Kenema against Wolaita Dicha.  Sehul Shire failed to take home advantage as they were held to a scoreless tie by Mekelle 70 Enderta,


Sidama Coffee – Hawassa City 1-0

Adama City – South Police 1-0

Sehul Shire – Mekelle 70 Enderta 0-0

Bahir Dar City – Mekelakeya 1-1

Wolaita Dicha – Dire Dawa City 1-1

St George – Ethiopia Coffee 0-0

The league will continue tomorrow with Jimma Aba Jifar hosting Welwalao Adigrat University.

Current league leaders:

  1. Ethiopia Coffee – 8 games played – 15 points
  2. Hawassa City – 8 games played – 14 points
  3. Sidama Coffee – 6 games – 12 points
  4. Bahir Dar City – 6 games – 12 points
  5. Fasil City – 6 games – 11 points