Friday, April 12, 2024

Adama close to women’s 2018 trophy


Final before Cup final Ethiopian Women first division showdown between host Adama Town and visitors Ethiopia NegedBank ended in a 2-1 victory to the home side thus Adama firmly gripping one hand of the coveted trophy.
Banks Coach Berhanu Gizaw suggesting two days before that his worry was more about the referring than their encounter, the showdown turned out one of the best in the season with Adama Town deservedly winning in a 2-1 score line. Dominating in ball possession as well creating chances, the home side took the lead at the half hour mark through Senait Bogale then the winning goal from Senaf Wakuma eight minutes before the whistle. Rehima managed to pull an equalizer fifteen minutes in to the second half but hardly to save the day for the former twice champions.
Following the result wrestled out the league top spot from Banks to take the driving seat with 52 points while the losers sitting second a point behind. The win was more than three points for the season is two fixtures to go therefore Adama Town already claiming the trophy’s one hand despite remaining matches. Berhanu’s worry never materialized for both sides praised Federal arbiter Binyam Hailu for his genuine performance.
“It is a proud moment for Adama for we won the fierce showdown against rival NegedBank at the same time coming to the closest to the dream championship title. Just two matches to go before party time” remarked a player who felt never happier before.

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