Ethiopian Business Review

Dedebits Successful President Aspires EFF Leadership

The story of football in Ethiopia has had many twists and turns. Many people have passed through and left their mark on the sport, including some like Awol Abdurehim (Col.). After establishing and successfully managing Dedebit Football Club, he is now one of the candidates for the leadership of the Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF). The embattled organisation has postponed the election six times since October 2017. EBR’s Abiy Wendifraw explores the career of the sporting giant.

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 15:00
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The Confederation of African Football unanimously decided in 2017 that Ethiopia would host the CHAN (African Nations Championship) tournament, set to take place in two years. Although Ethiopia is investing a considerable amount of money in the construction of stadiums, insiders indicate that more work is needed to meet the requirements set by the CAF and to have the stadiums ready by 2020. EBR adjunct writer Abiy Wondifraw looks into the amount of headway Ethiopia has made in regards to this matter, and tries to decipher whether or not the outlook for CHAN Ethiopia, is good.

Sunday, 15 April 2018 21:00
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After two decades of obscurity, handball is regaining ground in the world of Ethiopian sport. This year, for the first time in the country’s history, a handball premier league competition has been set up. The competition involves 10 clubs and is a milestone; a significant step taken not only to restore the sport’s former popularity in the country, but also to advance its status. EBR adjunct writer Abiy Wondifraw looks into the sport that’s making a comeback. 

Thursday, 15 March 2018 06:00
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