St George players celebrate a goal Credit: St George F.C Media

Ethiopia Premier League: St George 3-2 Dedebit

Record Ethiopia Premier League winners, St George defeated Dedebit 3-2 in a match played at the Addis Ababa National Stadium on Saturday.

Said Saladhin notched a brace in the match with Mentesnote Adane scoring the other for the 28 time league winners.

Uganda Cranes duo of goalie Robert Odongkara and midfielder Yassar Mugerwa featured in the game for St George.

St George accumulated 35 points and thus opened a seven point lead from second placed Dedebit and Sidama Coffee.

Sidama Coffee has a chance to reduce the points’ deficit as they host Adama Kenema in one of the Sunday matches.

St George travels to Congo, to play in the CAF Champions League first round, against Leopard.

To reach the first round, St George eliminated Cote D’Or of Seychelles 5-0 on aggregate at the preliminary round.

Sunday Fixtures:

Jimma Aba Bunna Vs Addis-Ababa kenema

Ethio-Electric vs Dire-Dawa Kenema

Sidama Coffee vs Adama Kenema

Woldia Kenema vs Arbaminch kenema

Woliyta Dicha vs Fasil Kenema

Ethiopia Coffee vs Defence Force

Hawassa Kenema Vs Ethiopia Nigid Bank

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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