Welwalo entertains Bunna; Saint George faces Electric on Monday


League leaders Ethiopia Bunna travel to Welwalo Adigrat in the biggest clash today. Saint George and Ethio-Electric brandishes an old rivalry while Dedebit entertains Fasil Monday.
A 2-0 home win over vociferous visitors Arbaminch despite the absence of team skipper Mesoud Mohammed, Ethiopia Bunna tops the league table with seven points so Serbian head coach KostadinPapic is a happy person until the end of the honeymoon. The away showdown against huge home supporters WelwaloAdigrat is going to be the first real test for Papic.
Under pressure Gebremedin Haile’s JimmaAbaJifar entertains visitors SidamaBunna while 8thth in the table Woldya hosts 4th in the list new comers Mekelein Mohammed Al-Amoudin International stadium. A defeat to Zemariam W/Giorgis could mean a huge blow to the home side while an away win could make head coach YohannesSahle a hero back from the battle field with all three points.
Without strikers Salhadin Said (Injury) and AdaneGirma (Suspended), Saint George appears to be off to a good start as they returned from Yergalem after a 1-0 victory over Sidama Bunna. Four points from two matches, “The Horse Men” are in for a huge derby clash against Ethio-Electric on Monday. Two foreign players on the bench and team skipper Addis Negash red carded Electric’s 3-1 loss at home to visitors Welwalo is a hard blow to head coach BerhanuBayu who had been under pressure all through last season.
The other big match on Monday is in Addis Ababa featuring former champions Dedebit entertaining Gonder based visitors Fasil. FasikaAsfaw is the only player to join Dedebit this season. A win against a side that signed more than a dozen players including four foreigners could give head coach NegussieDesta and his squad a strong inspiration while a defeat could bring hard times to head coach MentesenotGetu.