Ethiopia women national team coach Birhanu Gizaw has announced his provisional squad of 30 players for the African Women Championship qualifier, which is due in Cameroon in 2016, game against Algeria in Algiers on March 6.
Lucy were reinstated in place of Togo, who pulled out of the qualifier owing to financial difficulties, weeks ago after they were left out of the qualifiers because of Ethiopian Football Federation’s blunder.
Dedebit and Ethiopian U-20 women team star striker Loza Abera made the cut alongside Ethiopia Nigd Bank striking duo Shitaye Sisaye and Rehima Zerega. Ethiopian U-17 women team centre forward Tideg Fisseha has also managed to be included. Ethiopian Women Premier League and Women Super Cup champions Ethiopia Nigd Bank have the lion share in the provisional squad with 11 players.
The team will usher in preparation on February 18.
Dagmawit Mekonen (Ethiopia Nigd Bank), Nigest Meaza (Ethiopia Nigd Bank), Freweyeni GebreMeskel (Dedebit), Tarikuwa Beregena (Diredawa Ketema)
Wubalem Tsegaye (Dedebit), Meskerem Konka (Dedebit), Hasabe Muso (Dashen Bira), Fasika Bekele (Dashen Bira), Tsion Estifanos (Ethiopia Nigd Bank), Tirunesh Menegesha (Ethiopia Nigd Bank), Estegenet Bizuneh (Ethiopia Nigd Bank), Habtamu Eshetu (Ethiopia Nigd Bank), Genet Firede (Adama Ketema)
Hiwot Dengiso (Ethiopia Nigd Bank), Kidest Bogale (Ethiopia Nigd Bank), Biruktawit Girma (Ethiopia Nigd Bank), Birtukan GebereKeristos (Dedebit), Eden Sheferaw (Dedebit), Emebet Addisu (Mekelakeya), Addis Nigusse (Hawassa Ketema), Yekatit Mengistu (Sidama Bunna), Tsion Feyera (Electric)
Shetaye Sisaye (Ethiopia Nigd Bank), Rehima Zerega (Ethiopia Nigd Bank), Loza Abera (Dedebit), Medina Awol (Kidest Mariam), Tigest Zewede (Kidus Giorgis), Helen Eshetu (Dashen Bira), Tideg Fisseha (Tirunesh Dibaba Academy), Serkaadis Guta (Dashen Bira)