High voltage Electric burns out Dedebit in a 4-3 thriller


Relegation threatened Ethio-Electric came out victorious in a seven goal thrilling theater at Addis Ababa stadium on Tuesday. “We are heavily burdened to save Electric which has more than half a century experience producing lots of great players for the national side,” man of the match Ghanaian KalushaAlhasen told reporters after the much deserved dream victory.
Critically in danger of relegation 14th place Ethio-Electric was considered the underdog for in poor form Dedebit in search of a turning point to the title race regained the service of head coach NegussieDesta after a three month suspension.
Though “The Blues” took control of the first twenty minutes, the determined Electric turned out in to high voltage to burn out the unsuspecting Dedebit in a seven goal thriller that ended with a 4-3 score line.
Kalusha opened the score sheet 23 minutes into the first round but with two successive goals in less than twenty minutes Dedebit returned to the dressing room with a 2-1 lead thanks to Abel Yalew and Abel Endale.
Back in to the second half and the muddy field it was all about Electric taking full command of the match sending number of attacks followed by the important equalizer from team skipper Addis Negash four minutes in to second half. Then the rest become history as Electric clinches the three points from the title contenders.