Ethiopian Women Football team leaves for Equatorial Guinea
Ethiopian Women Football team
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Ethiopia's National Women Football team "Dinkinesh" (Lucy) left today for Equatorial Guinea, where it will take part in the 8th African Women Championship.
Ethiopia is drawn in Group 2 with Nigeria, Cameroon and the Ivory Coast. The team will play its first match on Sunday against Ivory Coast.
Women football in Ethiopia has made tremendous progress over the last few years. This marks the third time that an Ethiopian women team will compete in the continental competition , despite the fact that the country doesn’t have a league of its own, This, however, will change this year as the Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) has instructed all 14 Premier League teams to form a woman team as well.