Lagos - Ethiopia contingent are expected to arrive Lagos on Friday
ahead of the friendly game against Nigeria.
The game is scheduled for Saturday at the national stadium
General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister
Musa Amadu, said in a press statement that the Federation arranged the match in
order to give the Eagles an appropriate final build-up session
before flying to South Africa.
“We contacted a number of countries also heading to the 3rd Orange African
Nations Championship, and we are delighted that the Ethiopians accepted our
offer. They will arrive in Nigeria on Friday, play the game on Saturday and
depart from Abuja on Sunday,” Amadu explained.
The Antelopes delegation, to be led by Yoseph Tesfaye, includes 23 players and
six officials. The coach is Sewnet Bishaw, who is also Coach of Ethiopia’s A
Ethiopia’s 23 players:
Jemal Tasew, Dereje Alemu, Tariku Getent, Degu Debebe,
Aynalem Hailu, Thok James, Biyadiglign Elyas, Alula Girma, Seyoum Tesfaye,
Birhanu Bogale, Abebaw Butako, Asrat Megersa, Fasika Asfaw, Mentsenot Adane,
Salahadin Bargicho, Ephrem Ashamo, Behailu Assefa, Minyahile Teshome, Taddele
Menghesa, Omod Okwury, Adane Girma, Dawit Fekadu, Manaye Fantu