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2015 Cecafa: Ethiopia replace Rwanda as hosts

Ethiopia have stepped in to replace Rwanda as hosts of November’s east and central Africa’s regional championship, the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup Rwanda had been due to host the event but have withdrawn as they preparing to host the African Nations Championship (CHAN), next January. The tournament had to be …

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Haile Gebrselassie retires after Great Manchester Run

Haile Gebrselassie has announced his retirement from competitive running. The 42-year-old Ethiopian confirmed his decision after finishing 16th in the Great Manchester Run on Sunday. It brings to an end a 25-year career in which he claimed two Olympic gold medals, eight World Championship victories and set 27 world records. …

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Ethiopia terminate the contract of coach Mariano Barreto

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) says it is terminating the contract of head coach Mariano Barreto. The Portuguese, a former Ghana coach, took charge of the Walia Antelopes last year, signing a two year contract. But a disappointing reign saw Ethiopia finish bottom of their 2015 …

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