Ethiopian Business Review

Prominent athletic victories by their athletes have made Ethiopians stand tall. People from all walks of life have come together to celebrate these heroes and watch the national flag be lifted high. Thanks to recent athletic accomplishments, Ethiopia has started being recognized for enduring runners and captivating stories instead of famine and poverty.

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 17:24
Published in Sport Biz
Written by
Read more... 0

If anything, sport has upheld the good image of Africa for centuries. One of the pioneers extraordinary achievement and contemporarily successful sport men and women in the African sport arena.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 20:35
Published in Sport Biz
Read more... 0

Mengistu Worku, the late renowned Ethiopian Footballer, ones said, ‘‘we used to play for the passion of the sport not for the money that we get from it’’ and he reminisced about how the late Yidnekachew Tessema, refered by some as the father of Ethiopian football, used to give him ten or twenty five cents for transport after training. Such stories were common in the amateurish, early stage of the ‘beautiful game’ in Ethiopia. In those days, formal organization and structure were absent, but recently, following the trend in other sectors of the economy, some changes are occurring in the Ethiopian football, though it still has a long way to go before becoming fully professional.

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 11:49
Published in Sport Biz
Written by
Read more... 0