Capital Ethiopia Newspaper

Worku & Negussie take Addis Ababa hot seat

Behold Worku Dergeba and Negussie Gebre hope to lead Addis Ababa’s football club to Ethiopian national league promotion. Former Insurance, Banks and Air Force FC head coach Worku once again appears as head coach this time with the newly coined side representing the 125 year old capital Addis Ababa. Worku’s assistant for the big campaign to help the side achieve promotion to the national league is one of Ethiopia’s most popular players; famous for his extra ordinary talent of performing both in central defense as well acentral striker. Negussie Gebre, athletic, in abundant commitment and famous for air ball he became his former club’s, Omedla, Banks and Insurance, head coach; before leaving for the business world. Nevertheless Addis Ababa, longing to have its own football representative called for the expertise of the two well travelled coaches to help achieve an automatic promotion in their very first season. Ten years at national team captain Negussie is sure an exemplary sports man to inspire young players while Worku has many years of coaching experience. Addis Ababa Town won its season’s opener match 1-0 over Omedla. What a start for the two veterans.