The Ethiopian Premier League’s second round kicks-off today with Ethiopia Bunna versus second place Dedebit FC. Fasil Town entertains in good form Sidama Bunna while the defending champions travel to Arbaminch.
After beefing up his side with three foreign players; two from Ghana and one from Equatorial Guinea veteran head coach Asrat Haile appears to have the upper hand today against interim head coach Gezahne Ketema. Bunna is expected to rise for a cold revenge of their first round 3-0 defeat in the season’s opening match. Dedebit is second with 27 points while Bunna sits sixth two points down.
The season’s two surprising teams; Fasil Town, 3rd in the table with 26 points and Sidama Bunna, 5th in the table with 25 points, are going to have a huge Super Sunday clash at Gondor Fasiledes stadium. Gondor’s most popular side, Fasil is the favorite to snatch all three points in front of home supporters famous for singing and dancing all ninety minutes. Football worshippers at Arbaminch Town are in for a big football feast today entertaining Saint George. Unbeaten at home in the first round Arbaminch has the potential to upset the visitors.
Ashenafi Kebede travels to Diredawa for his final match as boss of Adama Town so his players said to be committed to a colorful farewell away victory. With a new foreign striker in the squad the hosts may be difficult adversaries. Adama is 4th with 24 points while the hosts are in the relegation zone with 12. In other matches today, The Army side currently 8th with 20 points entertains 10th in the table Wolayta Dicha, more at home in Addis than the hosts. Bottom of the table, yet with four new foreign signees, Addis Ababa Town hosts Hawassa Town 13th in the table with 15 points.