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SWC 2014 Qualifiers: Ethiopia beat Botswana 1-0

25 March 2013, 07:13

Addis Ababa - The Walya Antelopes of Ethiopia on Sunday in Addis Ababa beat visiting Botswana 1-0 to lead Group A of the Africa Zone qualifiers for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

The visiting team had held the Antelopes for 88 minutes only to lose concentration and the game after a goal from substitute Getaneh Kebede.

Stanley Tshone, the Botswana national team coach, told NAN after the game their intention was to pick a draw from the game but it was not possible.

"There was so much pressure from the Ethiopians. They showed superiority throughout the game," he said.

The coach however disclosed that some of his top players did not turn up for the game.

He also commended the match officials for their fair officiating.

On his part, the Ethiopian national coach, Sewellnet Bishaw, commended the visiting team for the display of discipline and high level of concentration.

NAN reports that the Antelopes are now leading Group A with seven points after two wins and one draw from three matches, while South Africa are second with five points.

The Central African Republic (CAR) which lost 0-2 away to South Africa on Saturday are next with three points, while Botswana are bottom of the group’s table with one point.



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