Capital Ethiopia Newspaper

Adama visits Mugher, Coffee derby in Yirgalem

With only one defeat in eight weeks the second palced Adama Town travels to Sebeta, 25km from the capital to visit Mugher Cement while Ethiopian Coffee faces Sidama Coffee in Yirgalem today.
After facing a shock home defeat to visitors Hara Brewery, Adama Town surrendered top spot to seat second on the table with 13 points from eight matches. With the visitors tasting the season’s first defeat today’s showdown against strong side Mugher Cement is dearly awaited among the football crazy town people. Two wins in a row to climb to 12 points from eight matches defending champion Ethiopian Coffee visits Sidama Coffee, not yet settled side compared to last year’s performance. The Coffee derby has become a famous showdown among the home fans and this is the first clash since Coffee from the capital took title for the first time in the league’s 14 years history. Three matches in hand yet galloping to the top Saint George is once again for an away match this time against Tsegaye Kidanemariam’s side Harar Brewery. Lately becoming nick named “Brewery derby”, it is a much awaited clash for both sides looking up to the table from far that is five points. Yet to grab its first premier league win Air Force is back home after a shocking 4-0 defeat at the hands of league leaders Electric to face equally shell shocked Defense Force haunted by 2-1 home defeat to visitors Hawassa Town. Head coaches Ashenafi Bekele and Kifle Boltena both bewildered what to do about their misery are expected to field the best of their respective squad to take all three points along with a space to breathe.