The Coca-Cola Company celebrated the successful completion of the 2016 Copa Coca-Cola National Tournament championship games. The Coca-Cola Company wishes to express its gratitude and respect to the thousands of Ethiopian youth who made the commitment to participate in the 2016 Copa Coca-Cola games and pledge allegiance to a fair game.
It is encouraging to have enthusiastic and energetic players from around the country hoping to build professional careers in football. The girls team from Oromia and the boys team from Debub regions took first place in this year’s Copa Coca-Cola National tournament. Girls’ teams from Debub and Gumuz region’s and boys’ teams from Amhara and Gumuz regions took 2nd and 3rd places respectively.
This year, the Copa Coca-Cola third place winning team were awarded 20,000 birr, runner-up 30,000 birr and first place 50,000 birr as well as Copa Coca-Cola trophies. In addition, 85 top players will be selected to enter the countries best sports academy to further train and build overall capacity.