Adane Girma

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Jan 31st, 2013
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TALES AZZONI AP Sports RUSTENBURG, South Africa (AP) — It was a wild return to the African Cup of Nations for Ethiopia even though it failed to get past the group stage. Two goalkeepers were sent off, the team’s federation was fined because of misbehaving fans and it scored its first tour...
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Jan 29th, 2013
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Nigeria have twice conceded late equalisers in their 1-1 draws with Zambia and Burkina Faso. Now, in their final group game against Ethiopia, they must secure a win to guarantee a place in the quarterfinals. If the Super Eagles can’t beat Ethiopia, then it could be argued that they don’t deserve to p...
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Jan 28th, 2013
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South Africa (AP) — Ethiopia’s chances at the African Cup of Nations have taken a hit with the team’s two top players expected to miss the decisive Group C match against Nigeria on Tuesday. Ethiopia coach Sewnet Bishaw said Monday that midfielders Asrat Megersa and Adane Girma may not rec...
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Jan 26th, 2013
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*Is there division in the Camp? ETHIOPIA 0 – 4 BURKINA FASO (By Getahune Bekele, Nelspruit – South Africa) Where was that immaculate carpet football which made soccer pundits around the world to admire our national team? Why did Coach Sewnet Bishaw tempered with a winning formula? Why fix something t...
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Jan 25th, 2013
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AFCON 2013 Result: Burkina Faso 4 – 0 Ethiopia Rank outsiders, Burkina Faso have jumped to the top of the Group C of the Africa Nations Cup after posting a ruthless 4-0 victory over Ethiopia in Nelspruit.  Burkina Faso keeper, Abdoulaye, Soulemana was sent off in the 60th minute for handling th...
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Jan 25th, 2013
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Teams for the African Nations Cup Group C match between Burkina Faso and Ethiopia at Nelspruit’s Mbombela Stadium on Friday Burkina Faso:16-Abdoulaye Soulama; 5-Mohamed Koffi, 4-Bakary Kone, 8-Paul Koulibaly, 12-Mady Panandetiguiri; 6-Djakaridja Kone, 18-Charles Kabore, 11-Jonathan Pitroipa, 10...
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Jan 25th, 2013
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Ethiopia coach Swenet Bishaw has backed his team’s fans ahead of the African Nations Cup Group C clash with Burkina Faso, despite the fine imposed for bad behaviour against Zambia. Ethiopia fans reacted angrily to the sending off of Jemal Tassew, throwing missiles on to the pitch after the goal...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 23rd, 2013
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The stadium was losing its mind, a yellow explosion smothering the country. The team in yellow, with only 10 men, were holding the African champions, tearing them apart at times, and the excitement was palpable. Yet this was not the golden sheen of Bafana Bafana, hosts of this Africa Cup of Nations, ...
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Jan 22nd, 2013
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Ethiopia goalkeeper Jemal Tassew found out just how swift and severe karmic retribution for a nasty challenge can be in his side’s Africa Cup of Nations match against defending champions Zambia. In the 35th minute, with the score still 0-0, Tassew came charging out of the box in an attempt to h...
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Jan 22nd, 2013
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How things can change in the space of 12 months. Zambia have gone from kings of a continent to being shown up by a side that was last involved in the African Nations Cup 30 years ago but who have all the feist and fight of a champion. It remains unlikely that Ethiopia will actually [...]