Ethiopia Bunna travels to fierce rival Sidama Bunna


Ethiopian Premier League tenth week fixtures biggest showdown takes place today in Hawassa featuring a derby match between hosts Sidama Bunna and visitors Ethiopia Bunna.
In its best ever season start Ethiopia Bunna faces a fierce away adversary mortally wounded Sidama Bunna back from season’s first defeat at the hands of Mekele.
Sidama is among the strong sides’ this current season but highly dependable on the lone goal machine Addis Gedey who scored seven of the club’s nine goals and its defense is very weak, conceding eight goals. Coach Zeray Mulu has done a good job building a side out of average players with an amazing winning spirit. Sidama sits third with 13 points from seven matches.
On the other hand the visitors Ethiopia Bunna are in strong form coming from three successive victories. Five foreign players including the two up front, the guests’ scored eight goals while conceding three thus a balanced team leading the league season with 18 points from eight matches. Although four of the eight goals are from a spot kick courtesy of Abubaker Nesru, Bunna’s mid field is by far more well-organized than the hosts.
An win means high moral boosting results for the visitors whereas Sidama is expected to turn the situation in to inspiring the players back into a strong title contention. Considering the fact on the ground the difference of having local or foreign coaches is significant neither in the result nor in the art of the football.
Famous for having the biggest and noisiest travelling fans and better squad members, Ethiopia Bunna appears the favorite to return home with all three points. But a goal less draw is the most likely result for these days away wins are very rare and precious. The other big match over the weekend is the showdown between relegation threatened Shere Sehul against visitors Debub Police. The hosts are 14th in the table with five points from eight matches while the visitors are 15th with four points from nine outings.