Five Star Mali Crashed Ethiopia in U-20 Friendly

It was a bad day at the office for the Junior Walias as they took a hammering at the hands of the Mali U-20 in a buildup game on Monday at Bamako.

Both nation used the game to prepare for the upcoming African U-20 Nations Cup, which is due in Zambia, this weekend. In the friendly game played at Satde Ominsports Madibo Keita coach Girma Habteyohannis used the team that beat Ghana in the first interval. The home side opened the floodgates minute after the onset through Mamby Koïta. Amadou Diarra doubled the lead in the 35th minute leaving Mali the superior side.

Coach Girma brought some changes in the second half, although the Malians run rampant by finding the net three more times. Aly Malle bagged a brace before Sidiki Maiga “Titi” wrapped up the score 10 minutes from time to complete the total drubbing of the Junior Walias.

The Junior Walias will jet out to Accra, Ghana today via Lomé, Togo. The national side will lock horns against the Black Satellite on Sunday in Cape Coast, 200KM west of Accra. Mali, on the other hand, hosts Mauritania in Bamako. Mali emerged a 3-0 winners in Nouakchott as they are in firm position to book thier place in the second round.

7 thoughts on “Five Star Mali Crashed Ethiopia in U-20 Friendly

  • June 7, 2016 at 7:05 pm
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    Five Star Mali Crashed Ethiopia in U-20 Friendly.

    “5 Star Mali” does not mean a 5 – 0 win to Mali .. that’s not the way the English language works! As much as 5* Sheraton hotel doesn’t not mean a 5 – 0 …

  • June 7, 2016 at 1:25 pm
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    What’s the score then? Do we have to count that from the reporting????

      • June 7, 2016 at 7:05 pm
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        June 7, 2016 at 7:05 pm
        Five Star Mali Crashed Ethiopia in U-20 Friendly.

        “5 Star Mali” does not mean a 5 – 0 win to Mali .. that’s not the way the English language works! As much as 5* Sheraton hotel doesn’t not mean a 5 – 0 …

        • June 8, 2016 at 6:37 pm
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          You are mixing it all up. You are the only one here complaining. Almost most of our readers knew the score. Any ways we appreciate your kind words.

          • June 9, 2016 at 12:20 pm
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            Thanks for your appreciation; as for being the only one to complain, it could be that my command of the English language is a touch better than those that read the article … just a thought ..

            I still think you guys are the best Ethiopian focused sports portal!

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