Ethiopia Bunna hammered Fasil Ketema in week 18 Ethiopian Premier League game in Gondar. Adama Ketema ultimately back to winning ways with a win over Wolaitta Dicha.
Ethiopia Bunna trashed Fasil Ketema 4-1 in front of a packed Fasiledes Stadium in an epic encounter. Elias Mamo’s superb volley strike was the only difference between the two sides in the first interval. Nigerian import Samuel Sanumi doubled the advantage after collecting defense splitting pass from Elias at the start of the second half. Asechalew Girma extended the lead to three minutes later. Nonetheless, the game was halted on the 62nd minute following fans disobedience in the Stadium. The home crowd was aggravated on the decisions of the match officials during the tie. When the game continued after a brief suspension the match official awarded the Emperors a spot kick where Togolese Edem Horosouvi converted successfully. Ethiopia Bunna hit back on the 89th minute as he put the final nail on the coffin.
Adama Ketema pip Wolaitta Dicha 1-0 in Adama Abebe Bikila Stadium. Mujib Kassim’s solitary goal in the first interval was enough for Adama to take home maximum points. Elsewhere, ArbaMinch Ketema and Hawassa Ketema shared spoils. Dire Dawa Ketema hold second placed Sidama Bunna to a goalless draw. Jimma Aba Bunna and 10 men Ethiopia Nigd Bank played out a scoreless draw. Bank’s Robel Girma was sent off after blatantly striking Surafel Awol in the second half. Ethio-Electric and relegation battlers Addis Ababa Ketema involved in a barren draw.
On Saturday, Getaneh Kebede’s beautiful effort handed Dedebit all the three points over Woldia SC in Addis Ababa.
Kidus Giorgis still tops the log table with 35 points, Sidama Bunna are second with 32 points. Ethiopia Bunna are third with 32 points, Dedebit occupies fourth with the same point tally inferior goal difference. Dire Dawa Ketema, Ethiopia Nigd Bank and Addis Ababa Ketema are in the drop zone.
Week 18 Results
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Dedebit 1-0 Woldia
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Ethiopia Nigd Bank 0-0 Jimma Aba Bunna
Fasil Ketema 1-4 Ethiopia Bunna
Adama Ketema 1-0 Wolaitta Dicha
ArbaMinch Ketema 0-0 Hawassa Ketema
Dire Dawa Ketema 0-0 Sidama Bunna
Addis Ababa Ketema 0-0 Ethio-Electric
Friday, March 24, 2017
17:30 – Mekelakeya vs. Kidus Giorgis (Addis Ababa Stadium)