Capital Ethiopia Newspaper

Zonal Volleyball appoints Dr Tesfaye as vice president

Ethiopian Volleyball federation president Dr Tesfaye Asgedom becomes the third Ethiopian high official to be appointed a place at African zonal sport hierarchy. Volleyball sport appears to fade out of fans memory for the limited participation of clubs.
Dr Tesfaye’s appointment as vice president of Zone five volleyball confederation became official on Wednesday. Though the once famous sport in Ethiopia Volleyball is no more to enjoy popularity among sport fans, just four sides are struggling each other in the name of annual tourney in Addis Ababa; DR Tesfaye’s appointment could help the sport revive not only national level but also zonal wise. “The homework starts at home and he needs to work hard to convince government officials’ as well private investors to fiancé Volleyball Club in the name of institutions. Otherwise it means little for having him at higher place” Mamo Assefa , a former player commented. DR Tesfaye is the third Ethiopian official to go up the ladder at continental level next to Ethiopian Football Federation president Sahlu Gebrewold currently vice president for CECAFA (Confederation East and Central African Football Associations) and zone five athletics confederations vice president W/o Dagmawi … “Having Ethiopians at highest level of international sport administration is only benefits the country if and only if they have a big national dream to help the sport. Otherwise it adds for nothing for the nation” yakob Jarso told Capital.