Ethiopian Premier League Week 14 recap | Core Points, Results, Scores, and League standing

👉👉 Mekele 70 Enderta Demolished Hawassa Ketema
👉👉 The Expected game was ended with a draw.
👉👉 Sidama Coffee is the only team to get an away win
👉👉 The Controversial game
👉👉 Ethiopia Coffee held again
👉👉 Goals
👉👉 Results
👉👉 League Standings
👉👉 Top Scorers

Week 14 of the Ethiopian Premier League was played on the weekends and at the start of the week. We reviewed the core points.

👉👉 Mekele 70 Enderta Demolished Hawassa Ketema

On the only game played on Saturday, at the Tigray stadium Mekele 70 Enderta Demolished Hawassa Ketema. The hosts scored 5 goals against the visitors and the game was ended 5-1. The 2010 (E.C) top scorer and Nigerian striker Okikki Afolabi Scored a hat-trick and become the first foreign player to score a hat-trick this season and the third player in this year’s competition. After Ethiopia Coffee’s Endale Debalqe and Mujib Qassim of Fasil Kenema. Mulugeta W/Giorgis and Biyadgelegn Elias Scored the remaining 2 goals. The on-form striker Biruk Beyene scored the consolidation goal for the visitors from the spot-kick. The result helped the hosts to reduce the gap to the league leaders.

👉👉 The Expected game was ended with a draw.

On Sunday the two leaders (Fasil Kenema and St. George) met at the Atse Fasiledes Stadium and they share a point. The home side took the lead on the 10th minute thanks to Ezu Azuka’s goal. But the lead was lasted for 27 minutes. On minute 37 Gadisa Mebrate equalizes the visitors. With this result the game goes to half time. After the break on 74 minute Abel Yalew scored and regain the lead for the visitors. 6minutes before the whistle, the top scorer of the league, Mujib Qassim scored from a penalty kick and save the hosts from defeat on their home soil.

👉👉 Sidama Coffee is the only team to get an away win

From all 8 played games on this match day, only Sidama Coffee gets 3pts from away games. Yegezu Bogale’s 8th-minute goal seal a win for the visitors. Out of the remaining 7games, 4teams defeated away and three teams back with a point each.

👉👉 The Controversial game

The game between Fasil Kenema and St. George was filled with full of controversies. International Arbiter Lidiya Taffese was the referee of the game and she controlled for a long period. But on the 83rd minute, Lidiya awarded a penalty for Fasil Kenema and some St. George players were not happy with the decision and they were not willing to accept the situation. 3minutes after this incident there happened another controversy. Fasil Kenema’s Shimeket Gugssa and St. George’s Desta Demu start fighting and the referee discussed with the 4th official and she sent off both players and both teams ended the game with 10men.

 

👉👉 Ethiopia Coffee held again

Ethiopia Coffee continues to struggle in the premier league. On the Addis Ababa Stadium Sebeta Ketema host Ethiopia Coffee and the game ended with a goalless draw. This game was Ethiopia Coffee’s second consecutive draw and it is 5th consecutive games without the win. And the result put them in the relegation zone. (Ethiopia Coffee is equal With Welwalo Adigrat University with points but it is better in goal difference only).

👉👉 Goals
In week 14, 8games 17goals had scored (2.1 goals on average) which is 6 less than last week’s (23). 15 different players put their names on the score sheet. Mekele 70 Enderta’s Okkiki Afolabi Scored a hat-trick on the weekend games. From those 17 goals, 3goals were Scored by Penalty. In this week’s games, Mekele 70 Enderta’s Okkiki Afolabi and Jimma Abajifar’s Ermias Hailu scored on 5th minute and those goals were the fastest and Mekele 70 Enderta’s Biyadgelegn Elias’s 90th-minute goal was the latest goal of week 14.

👉👉 Results
From those 8 games, 3games were ended with a draw and the remaining 5 games were ended with a win.

The full result of matches played on week 14 is presented below.

👉👉 League Standings
The League Table after 14 weeks is presented below.

👉👉 Top Scorers

Mujib Qassim is leading the goal score with 14goals, Sidama Coffee’s Addis Giday and Hawassa Kenema’s Biruk Byene followed by 8 goals each.

Muluken Tesfaye

Editor at Hatricksport website

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