Aschalew Tamene pens contract extension


The speculation that Saint George and national team skipper Aschalew Tamene future finally came to rest with the defender penning down a new contract with The Horse Men while Haider Sherefa left defending champions Mekele Town to sign a two year contract.
Though Saint George is spearheading the move to a separate league format that brings together only Addis Ababa City’ teams, pre-season preparations are under way following the arrival of Serbian Coach Srdan Zivojhov. Since the Serbian joined the team number of players signed contract deals including the two notable players Aschalew Tamene and Hayder Sherefa.
The widely rumored story of Aschalew’s move to newly promoted side Wolkite Town failed to come true. According to insiders the arrival of the Serbian Coach as well a hefty signing bonus is what made the central defender change his mind. What so ever the speculation Aschalew is now the property of Saint George.
The midfielder who played to Dedebit and Jimma AbaBuna is the other guy to land a two year contract with Giorgis. Mekele Town insisting to keep him for another season and Ethiopia Bunna hunting for his head, Hayder opted to play for Giorgis under a well experienced Serbian Coach.
Welwalo defender Desta Demu, Dedebit’s play makers Yabsera Tesfaye and Abel Endale are new faces at Giorgis while seven senior players including striker Salhadin Said signed a two year contract extension. Handed huge responsibility of leading back Saint George in to championship title, Srdan Zivojhov is said to have a plan to bring at least three foreign players in to his squad.