Two remaining week 2 fixtures were played today in Gondar and Addis Ababa as Fasil Ketema secured a second consecutive home victory to close gap at the summit. Hawassa Ketema moved out of the relegation zone thanks to a deserved win over Ethiopia Nigd Bank.
Fasil Ketema surge to the top yet again after beating Wolaitta Dicha 2-0 in front a packed Fasiledes Stadium. Yisak Mekuria gave the Emperors the lead in the 28th minute. Abdulrahman Mubark sent Fasil’s faithful into frenzy when he made it 2-0 in four minutes following the hour mark. The win takes Fasil Ketema to third with 26 points, 3 shy of log leaders Kidus Giorgis. The Gondar club has been a surprise package of the topflight league this season after breaking into the top 3.
Hawassa Ketema edged Ethiopia Nigd Bank in relegation dogfight in Addis Ababa. Bank’s defender Biniyam Siraj turned in a Tafesse Solomon’s low cross into his own net before Togolese striker Arafat Djako ensured the win 10 minutes to go. Following the defeat, Tsegaye Kidanemariam’s Nigd Bank sits 15th with 13 points while Hawassa Ketema are 13th with 14 points.
Remaining Week 2 Results
Fasil Ketema 2-0 Wolaitta Dicha
Ethiopia Nigd Bank 0-2 Hawassa Ketema