Capital Ethiopia Newspaper

Mugher visits Arbaminch, Dedebit faces Air Force

Ethiopian premier league leader with four points from two matches Mugher Cement travels to Arbaminch today while with the same points Electric faces Commercial Banks. Dedbit and Saint George kicks-off the new season in mid week.


Season’s opening away win over Diredawa followed by a 1-1 home draw against visitors Ethiopian Coffee , Mugher Cement visits new comers Arbaminch today for a big showdown; for the home team has yet to win all three points. Electric a win over Sidama Coffee followed by a draw with Defense Force has four points and is ready for today’s clash against city rival Commercial Banks under head coach Tilahun Mengesha in his first season. Hawassa Town for the first time without their popular head coach Kemal Ahmed entertains Tsegaye Kidanemariam’s  Harar Brewery. Arguably the only head coach who stayed with  a side for four seasons, Tsegaye appears to build a stronger side this season and is expected to be one of title contenders but don’t forget Hawassa playing in front of home supporters. The defending champion Ethiopian Coffee, is yet to win after two matches and entertains Adama Town on Tuesday. Former Adama coach Wubetu Abate, now with Coffee is said to know all about his former team, thus a convincing win is what is expected by fans. Cup holder Saint George travels to Dirwdawa on Tuesday while Dedebit FC champion to the Mekele held Nations’ & Nationalities Day festival plays new comers Air Force FC in Debrezeit 45km from the capital.