Fenerbahçe hitman Emmanuel Emenike dreams of first appearance at World Cup, but fears Ethiopian tricks in second leg of playoff Nigeria striker Emm...
By Betemariam Hailu BBC Sport, Addis Ababa Striker Getaneh Kebede has returned to the Ethiopian national team for Saturday's World Cup play-off seco...
Ethiopia’s preparations ahead of the crucial return against Nigeria suffered a major blow after the Burkina Faso government cancelled the friend...
New York (TADIAS) – On a day that began with optimism and ended with crushing defeats for fans of Ethiopian sports, the athletics world marathon silve...
At the post tournament AESAONE Board meeting, the Board unanimously decided to dissolve the existing Board and Committee and pass on the leadership responsibilities to a newer and younger leadership team with fresh ideas so as to take AESAONE to the next level. Read more
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
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
New York (TADIAS) – On a day that began with optimism and ended with crushing defeats for fans of Ethiopian sports, the athletics world marathon silver medalist Lelisa Desisa delivered victory for the nation at the BAA Half Marathon in Boston, where he had triumphed over twice the distance six months earlier.
The 2013 Boston marathon champion Lelisa set a course record of 1 hour and 34 seconds (1:00:34) in winning the BAA race on Sunday October 13, ahead of Kenya’s Daniel Salel and Stephen Sambu, who were both given a time of 1:00:41. Lelisa pulled ahead in the 11th mile of the 13.1 mile race. Read more
African champions Nigeria travel to Ethiopia for the first of Sunday’s 2014 World Cup play-off first legs.
The Super Eagles are overwhelming favourites to make a strong start to the two-legged tie and earn an advantage to take forward to the return match in November.
Nigeria played at the previous World Cup in 2010, while Ethiopia are hoping to make it through the play-offs to reach Brazil and make their first appearance at a finals.
Ethiopia appear to have a daunting task against a Nigeria Read more
The soft spoken player came back home to give his team mates support ahead of the crunch match against Nigeria’s Super Eagles.
There was excitement at the team hotel as the players hugged and laughed with him upon arrival as he stated he was in Addis to see be part of the win against Nigeria/ Read more
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“It is maybe the only international competition today where you do not know all the players,” he said in London.
“This time in South Africa you will have Ethiopia — if I ask you to name five Ethiopian players, I am sure you will have a problem.” Read more