From: Board of Directors, All Ethiopian Sports Association One (AESAONE) – We want to extend our warmest greetings to all and especially to those tha...
Her 3:55.17 is the fastest 1500 indoors or out since 1997. It’s difficult to distinguish oneself in Ethiopia’s Dibaba family, when one sister is an O...
AESAONE CEO Ato Bisrat Gebremeskel was on liyou radio January 19th 2014 to talk about the state of AESAONE and other association matters. Please go to...
by Collins Okinyo 31 December 2013, 16:04 It is without doubt that 2013 should be regarded as a vintage year for Ethiopian football as the game had...
It is with a heavy heart that AESAONE expresses the passing away of Mohamed Ali Shedad in Los Angeles.
Mohamed was a former Electric (EELPA) and Ethiopian National Team player who, throughout his years in the US lent a helping hand in developing the Ethiopian soccer tournaments and assisting especially the LA based teams. Read more
Her 3:55.17 is the fastest 1500 indoors or out since 1997.
It’s difficult to distinguish oneself in Ethiopia’s Dibaba family, when one sister is an Olympic silver medalist, another is probably the greatest distance-running female in track history, and a cousin has won two Olympic 10,000s plus the New York City, London, and Tokyo Marathons.
But little sister Genzebe Dibaba, who turns 23 on February 8, broke the world indoor 1500-meter record with a 3:55.17 in Karlsruhe, Germany on Saturday. Dibaba, who was the world indoor 1500-meter champion in 2012, took more than three seconds off the existing record of 3:58.28 by Russia’s Yelena Soboleva, set in 2008. Later that year, Soboleva was given a two-year suspension for manipulating drug test samples. Read more
AESAONE CEO Ato Bisrat Gebremeskel was on liyou radio January 19th 2014 to talk about the state of AESAONE and other association matters. Please go to this link Bisrat on Liyu Radio and click to listen to the interview.
by Collins Okinyo 31 December 2013, 16:04
It is without doubt that 2013 should be regarded as a vintage year for Ethiopian football as the game had a seemingly endless capacity for delivering excitement, intrigue and fantastic tiki taka football.
The last12 months have seen tremendous growth as the Ethiopian national team nicknamed the Walia were the pride of the country as they qualified for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations hosted in South Africa, reached the playoffs of the 2014 World Cup and qualified for the 2014 Chan.
Supersport.com gives you are a brief round trip of the year that was for Ethiopian football.
Having qualified for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations for the first time in 31 years, the continental tourney opened a new chapter in the history of not only football but sports in Ethiopia. Read more
Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike believes Ethiopia could prevent him playing in his first World Cup in 2014.
Nigeria will host Ethiopia in the return leg of the World Cup playoff on 16 November in Calabar after they won the first game 2-1 in Addis Ababa last month.
“I am glad to have played in the Nations Cup and won, but I am dreaming of playing in my first World Cup for Nigeria. That will be the first time I will be at the World Cup and to get to play in Brazil, where they are crazy about football, would be a dream come true,” Emenike told FIFA.com on Wednesday. Read more
Striker Getaneh Kebede has returned to the Ethiopian national team for Saturday’s World Cup play-off second leg against Nigeria in Calabar.
The 21-year-old Bidvest Wits player missed the first leg, which ended 2-1 to Nigeria , because of a knee injury
Coach Sewinet Bishaw will be delighted to have his joint top scorer back as the Walias aim to make it to Brazil 2014 for their first World Cup finals.
Striker Saladin Seid and midfielder Shimels Bekele are also in the squad. Read more
Ethiopia’s preparations ahead of the crucial return against Nigeria suffered a major blow after the Burkina Faso government cancelled the friendly scheduled for November 5.
The news just comes a day after both federations agreed on the friendly with a close source who sought anonymity intimating to supersport.com that the Burkina Federation’s hands were tied when the government met the order.
“The government of Burkina Faso have called off the friendly with Ethiopia without giving any reason as the federation communicated the new turn of events. All the modalities had been met but the devastating news was received today (Wednesday) and they were expected to dispatch a letter to The Ethiopian federation,” Read more