Addis Ababa City Cup to kick off on Saturday

September 28th, 2010 | by addis portal |

Addis Ababa – The Addis Ababa City Cup will kick off this Saturday with EEPCo taking on Harar Brewery and Ethiopian Coffee facing Ethiopian Banks. 

The tournament will continue on Sunday, where defending champions St. George will clash with Defence and Ethiopian Premier League Runner-up Dedebit FC will have an easier task with lower-division team Weha Serawoch (Dept. of Water Works). 

St. George defeated Ethiopian Insurance 2-0 to clinch last year’s trophy, and ace striker Salhadin Said was crowned Top Scorer of the tournament with 4 goals. Ethiopian Coffee finished third with a 2-0 win over Harar Brewery. 

Although the tournament is reserved for Addis Ababa-based clubs, Harar Brewery is once again invited to take part in this year’s tournament. 

Eight teams drawn in two groups will compete for the 30,000 Birr first place prize money.
Group 1:  Ethiopia Coffee, EEPCO, Ethiopian Banks and Harar Beer.
 Group 2:  Saint George, Dedebit FC, Defence and Weha Serowoch
Saturday October 2nd
EEPCO Vs Harar Beer
Eth.  Coffee Vs Banks
Sunday October 3rd
Dedebit Vs Weha Serawoch
Saint George Vs Defence
Prize Money:
1st Place – 30,000 Birr
2nd Place: 20,000 Birr
3rd Place: 10,000 Birr

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