Lucy preparing for Cecafa Zonal Championship


Ethiopian Women national team boss Selam Zeray announced a 24 members squad inquest of a new adventure in 2018 Cecafa zonal championship due in Rwanda from 12th -20th May 2018. Ethiopia NegedBank dominates the selection list with six players while reigning champions Dedebit and Kidus Giorgis are represented each with four players.
Except Dirdawa Ketema’s defender Tseganesh Teshome all the 23 players kicked-off their preparation as of Wednesday.
Back from a record 15-0 aggregate victory over Libyan national team in the continent’s qualification matches, Selam is not only planning to the zonal championship but as well for the decisive African Cup qualification faceoff against Algeria at the end of June. Less than ten days remaining for the championship opening, Lucy’s boss Selam believe that a strong side is in the buildup and aims a better result than last time when Ethiopia returned home with bronze medal under the stewardship of Meseret Manne.
Ethiopia, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, Sudan, Somalia, Tanzania, Burundi and Zanzibar confirmed their participation in the championship. Eritrea and South Sudan will not attend.
Goal Keepers: Abaynesh Erkilo(Hawassa), Negest Meeaza(NegedBank), Tarikua Bergena(Tiret)
Defenders: Meselu Abera(Giorgis), Tseganesh Teshome(Diredawa), Tsion Estifanos(NegedBank),Bezuayehu Tadesse(Giorgis), Betelehem Kefyalew(Electric), Meskerem Konko(Dedebit), Tariqua Debiso(NegedBank) and Geneme Worku(Gedeo)
Midfielders: Senait Bogale(Dedebit), Aregash Kelsa(Acadamy), Zuleyka Jehad(NegedBank), Bezawit Tesfaye(Giorgis), Hiwot Dengeso(NegedBank),Emebet Addisu(Mekelakaya) and Alemnesh Geremew(Mekelakaya)
Attacks: Merekat Felekje(Hawassa), Losa Aberra(dedebit), Tegest Zewde(Dedebit), Senaf Wakuma(Adama),Rehima Zergaw(NegedBank) and Betelehem Seman(Giorgis)