Addis Ababa, January 12, 2016 (GMN) - Ethiopia coach Yohannes Sahle has announced his final 23-man squad list for the Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) Rwanda 2016. Ethiopian Premier League leaders, Adama City's veteran duo Taffese Tesafye and Souliman Mohammed made the cut. It is Tesfaye's first ever call up in nearly 6 years. Asrat Megerssa, Tesfaye Alebachew and Alula Girma also returned to the squad.
Gambella, March 27, 2015 (GMN) - The 30,000 seater Gambella Stadium construction project is nearing completion. The state of the art international grade stadium, saw its blueprints made public only last October, but the progress in the construction is such that the Ethiopian Football Federation president Junedine Bashah, boldly declared on his Twitter account that the stadium would be completed by the end of the year.
Calgary, Canada, November 15, 2013 (GSN) - Gambella’s own super star Omod Okori arrived in Nigeria on Thursday afternoon with his team players ahead of Saturday’s for the second leg of 2014 FIFA World Cup playoff against Nigeria. The young football star from Gambella region is currently playing in the Ethiopian premier league for Defence Force FC, a powerful striker with a rocket left foot, blazing speed and an eye for goals.