The 2021/22 Betking Ethiopian premier league resumed after an extended 35 days AFCON break, day one action witnessed Hawassa Ketema stunning Ethiopia Bunna while Sidama Bunna came from behind to beat Bahirdar Ketema.
Hawassa City was the host for the past nine game weeks, but from game week ten onwards the next six game weeks are taking place at the Diredawa Stadium.
In what was the very first game of the campaign at the Diredawa stadium Hawassa Ketema were a comfortable 2-0 winner against Ethiopia Bunna who were without their influential player Abubeker Nasser.
Biruk Beyene and Mesfin Taffese were on target to hand Hawassa all the three points, with the three points in hand they also climbed to 3rd in the log with 17 points.
In the late kickoff, Sidama Bunna came from behind to register their third win of the campaign after their dreadful start to the season.
Fitsum Alemu opened the scoring for Bahirdar but second half strikes from Biruk Mulugeta and Yigezu Bogale were enough to hand Sidama Bunna the much needed three point.
Sidama Bunna now with back to back wins are 6th level on points with Bahirdar Ketema.