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Ethiopia coach Abate names final 26-man squad for Ghana and Zimbabwe World Cup qualifiers

Ethiopia head coach, Wubetu Abate has named a 26-man squad for the final FIFA World Cup qualifying matches against Black Stars and Zimbabwe this month.

Ethiopia takes on Ghana on Thursday, 11 November at Orlando Stadium and three days later, takes on Zimbabwe on 14 November.

Ethiopia is currently third of Group G with three points as they beat Zimbabwe (1-0) on their second qualifying game after losing to Ghana (0-1) in the opener in Accra and lost to South Africa back-to-back.

The Walyas will now aim at securing the three points against Ghana on 11th November 2021 at the Orlando Sports Stadium in South Africa.

Ethiopia will travel three days later to Harare where the last fixture against Zimbabwe will take place.

Below is the 26-man squad:


  1. Tekelemariam Shanko
  2. Fasil Gebremichael
  3. Frew Getahun
  4. Remedan Yesuf (LB)
  5. Desta yohaness(LB)
  6. Asrat Tunjo(RB)
  7. Ahemed Reshid (RB)
  8. Yared Bayeh (CB)
  9. Aschalew Tamene(CB)
  10. Menaf Awel(CB)
  11. Megnot Debebe(CB)
  12. Amanuel Yohaness
  13. Shimeles Bekele
  14. Habetamu Tekeste
  15. Surafel Dagnachew
  16. Mesud Mohammad
  17. Hayeder Sherefa
  18. Frew Solomon
  19. Bezabeh Meleyu
  20. Abubakar Naser
  21. Getaneh kebede
  22. Abel yalew
  23. Amanuel G/Michael
  24. Mesfin Tafesse
  25. Dawa Hotessa
  26. Shemeket Gugessa

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