Wolkite, Medin buckling for promotion


Wolkite Town and Ethiopia Medin are in a fast forward race to win over the 11 sides’ two rounds Super League group “B” promotion spot. Both Wolkite and Medin won their respective encounters over the week end while the third promotion contender side ECASCO’s dream came to an end after unexpected defeat at the hands of bottom of the table Yeka Sub-City.
Three matches to go in to the season coming to an end, the promotion battle became a two horse race after ECASCO bowed out of contention over the week end. Two goals from Ahmed Hussein and the last one from Habtamu Tadesse, Wolkite defeats visitors Diredawa Town to stay three points clear off strong contender Ethiopia Medin.
Medin on its part managed a 2-0 home victory over National Cement with the winning goals from Abduletif Murad from penalty spot and Mesganaw W/Yohannes. Two wins, two draws and one defeat in the past five matches, Coach Beselot’s only chance of returning Medin(Insurance) is stay focused in winning all three matches while praying for Wolite’s slip-up. “Medin have young players and most of the time dominating ball possessions. But Super league is all about battling and bulldozing through tough games therefore Wolkite is the favorite to join the Premier League at the end of the season” a former Ethiopia-Medin footballer suggested.
Long in third place ECASCO’s defeat meant no more chance of promotion for it relegated to fourth place with 33 points while Hambericho took over third place with same points but goal differences.