PL 23/24 | Mechal’s Title Hopes Suffer Huge Setback

Mechal were held by Shashemene Ketema while also nothing to separate Wolaita Dicha and Bahir Dar Ketema in the second day action of game week 26.

In what was a very tricky fixture at both extremes of the log saw Mechal and Shashemene Ketema sharing the spoils.

The first half witnessed a very brave approach for Shashemene as they were positive and were playing with a higher defensive line to the surprise of many considering their opponent.

Their bravery paid off as the first half progressed, in the 29th minute Abdulqader Nasser gave them the edge while in the 44th minute a very composed finish from Mulugeta W/Giyorgis sent coach Zemariam and his players into ecstasy.

But Shashmene suffered a set back just before halftime as Mechal pulled one back seconds after Mulugeta scored, Bereket Desta who is struggling to reach the same heights this season scored the goal for Mechal that galvanized their hopes going into the second half.

After the restart Mechal played with more belief and determination and went on to score the equalizing goal through their skipper Minyelu Wondimu finishing off a nice team move.

Mechal got the better hand in the remaing minutes of the exchange and eventually were on the brink of running away with all the three points but a controversial referring decision saw them denied a goal scored by Yodahe Dawit.

Todays draw means Mechal have now 51 points two points behind Nigd Bank but this gap might extend to five points if Nigd bank got the better of Fasil Kenema while Shashemene reduced their deficit with 14th placed Wolkite to two points with four fixtures of huge importance set to be palyed after the coming international window.

The late kickoff also saw Bahir Dar Ketema and Wolaita Dicha ending in a draw.

The goalless draw means Bahir Dar Ketema cementing their 3rd palce with 45 points while Wolaita Dicha who are struggling to collect points as of late grabbed a cruical point to increase their tally of the season to 29 points residing 13th place.

EthPL

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Round 1
1 Oct 2023 15:00
ADA
0
0
CBE
1 Oct 2023 18:00
SID
0
1
BUN
2 Oct 2023 15:00
SHA
0
1
WOD
2 Oct 2023 18:00
HAM
1
2
DIR
3 Oct 2023 15:00
HAW
3
3
FSK
3 Oct 2023 18:00
HOS
2
3
MEC
4 Oct 2023 15:00
KDG
4
1
WOL
4 Oct 2023 18:00
EIC
3
2
BDR
Round 2
12 Oct 2023 15:00
DIR
0
1
BUN
12 Oct 2023 18:00
CBE
1
0
HOS
13 Oct 2023 15:00
HAM
1
2
KDG
13 Oct 2023 18:00
FSK
1
1
EIC
14 Oct 2023 15:00
WOL
1
1
SID
14 Oct 2023 18:00
WOD
0
1
ADA
15 Oct 2023 15:00
BDR
2
1
MEC
15 Oct 2023 18:00
SHA
0
1
HAW
Round 3
19 Oct 2023 15:00
EIC
0
1
WOD
19 Oct 2023 18:00
SID
0
1
FSK
20 Oct 2023 15:00
HOS
0
0
WOL
20 Oct 2023 18:00
KDG
3
2
SHA
21 Oct 2023 15:00
MEC
1
1
CBE
21 Oct 2023 18:00
HAW
0
0
DIR
22 Oct 2023 15:00
ADA
2
2
HAM
22 Oct 2023 18:00
BUN
2
2
BDR
Round 4
25 Oct 2023 15:00
SHA
1
3
SID
25 Oct 2023 18:00
DIR
2
3
CBE
26 Oct 2023 15:00
HAW
0
0
EIC
26 Oct 2023 18:00
WOL
0
3
BDR
27 Oct 2023 18:00
KDG
2
2
ADA
28 Oct 2023 15:00
HAM
0
0
HOS
28 Oct 2023 15:00
FSK
2
0
BUN
28 Oct 2023 18:00
WOD
0
1
MEC
Round 5
31 Oct 2023 15:00
HOS
0
0
SHA
31 Oct 2023 18:00
CBE
2
0
WOL
1 Nov 2023 15:00
ADA
2
1
DIR
1 Nov 2023 18:00
MEC
1
0
HAM
2 Nov 2023 15:00
SID
0
1
HAW
2 Nov 2023 18:00
EIC
0
3
KDG
3 Nov 2023 15:00
BDR
0
0
FSK
3 Nov 2023 18:00
BUN
2
2
WOD
Round 6
7 Dec 2023 15:00
DIR
1
1
WOD
7 Dec 2023 18:00
HAM
0
3
FSK
8 Dec 2023 15:00
EIC
0
1
MEC
8 Dec 2023 18:00
SHA
0
1
WOL
9 Dec 2023 15:00
KDG
1
2
BDR
9 Dec 2023 18:00
SID
0
0
HOS
10 Dec 2023 15:00
ADA
2
1
BUN
10 Dec 2023 18:00
HAW
0
3
CBE
Round 7
7 Dec 2023 15:00
WOL
1
0
HAM
7 Dec 2023 18:00
FSK
0
2
WOD
8 Dec 2023 15:00
MEC
2
1
ADA
8 Dec 2023 18:00
BDR
2
1
HAW
9 Dec 2023 15:00
BUN
1
0
KDG
Postponed
9 Dec 2023 18:00
HOS
1
1
EIC
10 Dec 2023 15:00
CBE
2
1
SHA
10 Dec 2023 18:00
SID
0
2
DIR
Round 8
14 Dec 2023 15:00
HAW
0
3
KDG
14 Dec 2023 18:00
WOL
0
2
MEC
15 Dec 2023 15:00
FSK
1
2
HOS
15 Dec 2023 18:00
DIR
1
2
BDR
16 Dec 2023 15:00
CBE
2
1
BUN
16 Dec 2023 18:00
HAM
0
2
EIC
17 Dec 2023 15:00
WOD
1
4
SID
17 Dec 2023 18:00
SHA
1
1
ADA
Round 9
3 Jan 2024 15:00
EIC
0
1
SID
3 Jan 2024 18:00
ADA
0
1
HOS
4 Jan 2024 15:00
SHA
0
0
BDR
4 Jan 2024 18:00
KDG
1
1
MEC
5 Jan 2024 15:00
DIR
0
3
FSK
5 Jan 2024 18:00
HAW
1
2
BUN
6 Jan 2024 15:00
HAM
0
2
CBE
6 Jan 2024 18:00
WOD
2
1
WOL
Round 10
9 Jan 2024 15:00
BUN
1
1
SHA
9 Jan 2024 18:00
SID
0
0
ADA
10 Jan 2024 15:00
MEC
2
1
HAW
10 Jan 2024 18:00
HOS
0
0
KDG
11 Jan 2024 15:00
EIC
1
2
DIR
11 Jan 2024 18:00
BDR
0
0
HAM
12 Jan 2024 15:00
WOL
0
1
FSK
12 Jan 2024 18:00
CBE
0
1
WOD
Round 11
15 Jan 2024 15:00
BUN
1
1
HOS
15 Jan 2024 18:00
BDR
0
2
SID
16 Jan 2024 15:00
WOD
1
2
HAW
16 Jan 2024 18:00
WOL
0
0
ADA
17 Jan 2024 15:00
DIR
1
3
MEC
17 Jan 2024 18:00
CBE
4
1
EIC
18 Jan 2024 15:00
HAM
0
3
SHA
18 Jan 2024 18:00
FSK
0
1
KDG
Round 12
25 Jan 2024 15:00
EIC
1
1
SHA
25 Jan 2024 18:00
MEC
0
0
FSK
26 Jan 2024 16:00
BDR
1
2
CBE
26 Jan 2024 19:00
ADA
3
2
HAW
27 Jan 2024 16:00
KDG
0
3
DIR
27 Jan 2024 19:00
SID
0
2
HAM
28 Jan 2024 15:00
BUN
1
0
WOL
28 Jan 2024 18:00
HOS
1
1
WOD
Round 13
1 Feb 2024 15:00
WOD
1
0
HAM
1 Feb 2024 18:00
CBE
0
3
KDG
2 Feb 2024 15:00
HOS
0
0
DIR
2 Feb 2024 18:00
BUN
3
0
EIC
3 Feb 2024 15:00
MEC
2
1
SID
3 Feb 2024 18:00
BDR
1
2
ADA
4 Feb 2024 15:00
WOL
1
2
HAW
4 Feb 2024 18:00
FSK
2
0
SHA
Round 14
8 Feb 2024 15:00
SID
2
1
CBE
8 Feb 2024 18:00
MEC
0
4
BUN
9 Feb 2024 15:00
HOS
1
0
BDR
9 Feb 2024 18:00
HAW
2
0
HAM
10 Feb 2024 15:00
ADA
1
1
FSK
10 Feb 2024 18:00
SHA
1
1
DIR
11 Feb 2024 15:00
KDG
1
1
WOD
11 Feb 2024 18:00
EIC
0
0
WOL
Round 15
15 Feb 2024 15:00
ADA
2
2
EIC
15 Feb 2024 18:00
HAM
0
0
BUN
16 Feb 2024 15:00
KDG
1
0
SID
16 Feb 2024 18:00
FSK
2
4
CBE
17 Feb 2024 15:00
WOD
0
1
BDR
17 Feb 2024 18:00
SHA
0
1
MEC
18 Feb 2024 15:00
HAW
1
1
HOS
18 Feb 2024 18:00
DIR
1
0
WOL
Round 16
29 Feb 2024 16:00
BDR
0
0
EIC
29 Feb 2024 19:00
DIR
1
0
HAM
1 Mar 2024 16:00
MEC
2
3
HOS
1 Mar 2024 19:00
FSK
2
1
HAW
2 Mar 2024 16:00
WOL
0
2
KDG
2 Mar 2024 19:00
WOD
1
2
SHA
3 Mar 2024 16:00
BUN
3
0
SID
3 Mar 2024 19:00
CBE
4
1
ADA
Round 17
7 Mar 2024 16:00
HAW
3
1
SHA
7 Mar 2024 19:00
MEC
0
1
BDR
8 Mar 2024 16:00
ADA
1
1
WOD
8 Mar 2024 19:00
SID
0
0
WOL
9 Mar 2024 16:00
EIC
0
2
FSK
9 Mar 2024 19:00
KDG
3
1
HAM
10 Mar 2024 16:00
HOS
0
0
CBE
10 Mar 2024 19:00
BUN
1
2
DIR
Round 18
14 Mar 2024 16:00
BDR
3
1
BUN
14 Mar 2024 19:00
HAM
0
3
ADA
15 Mar 2024 16:00
DIR
1
3
HAW
15 Mar 2024 19:00
CBE
0
2
MEC
16 Mar 2024 16:00
SHA
0
2
KDG
16 Mar 2024 19:00
WOL
0
0
HOS
17 Mar 2024 16:00
FSK
2
2
SID
17 Mar 2024 19:00
WOD
2
2
EIC
Round 19
28 Mar 2024 16:00
MEC
1
0
WOD
28 Mar 2024 19:00
BUN
1
1
FSK
29 Mar 2024 16:00
ADA
2
1
KDG
29 Mar 2024 19:00
HOS
2
0
HAM
30 Mar 2024 16:00
BDR
2
1
WOL
30 Mar 2024 19:00
EIC
2
2
HAW
31 Mar 2024 16:00
CBE
1
1
DIR
31 Mar 2024 19:00
SID
1
0
SHA
Round 20
4 Apr 2024 16:00
WOL
1
0
WOD
4 Apr 2024 19:00
CBE
5
1
HAM
5 Apr 2024 16:00
BUN
3
2
HAW
5 Apr 2024 19:00
FSK
1
2
DIR
6 Apr 2024 16:00
MEC
0
0
KDG
6 Apr 2024 19:00
BDR
1
0
SHA
7 Apr 2024 16:00
HOS
2
1
ADA
7 Apr 2024 19:00
SID
0
0
EIC
Round 21
11 Apr 2024 16:00
CBE
2
1
HAW
11 Apr 2024 19:00
WOD
1
1
DIR
12 Apr 2024 16:00
FSK
2
2
HAM
12 Apr 2024 19:00
BDR
1
1
KDG
13 Apr 2024 16:00
WOL
0
0
SHA
13 Apr 2024 19:00
MEC
1
2
EIC
14 Apr 2024 16:00
HOS
1
2
SID
14 Apr 2024 19:00
BUN
0
1
ADA
Round 22
18 Apr 2024 16:00
WOL
0
3
EIC
18 Apr 2024 19:00
BDR
0
0
HOS
19 Apr 2024 16:00
HAM
0
1
HAW
19 Apr 2024 19:00
FSK
0
0
ADA
20 Apr 2024 16:00
DIR
1
0
SHA
20 Apr 2024 19:00
WOD
1
0
KDG
21 Apr 2024 16:00
BUN
1
1
MEC
21 Apr 2024 19:00
CBE
1
0
SID
Round 23
2 May 2024 16:00
ADA
1
0
SHA
2 May 2024 19:00
BDR
1
0
DIR
3 May 2024 16:00
EIC
2
0
HAM
3 May 2024 19:00
BUN
2
2
CBE
4 May 2024 16:00
SID
2
1
WOD
4 May 2024 19:00
HOS
1
2
FSK
5 May 2024 16:00
MEC
3
1
WOL
5 May 2024 19:00
KDG
1
2
HAW
Round 24
9 May 2024 16:00
FSK
0
0
BDR
9 May 2024 19:00
DIR
1
1
ADA
10 May 2024 16:00
KDG
0
1
EIC
10 May 2024 19:00
WOL
1
2
CBE
11 May 2024 16:00
HAW
1
1
SID
11 May 2024 19:00
WOD
1
2
BUN
12 May 2024 16:00
SHA
1
3
HOS
12 May 2024 20:00
HAM
0
2
MEC
Round 25
16 May 2024 16:00
WOD
0
5
CBE
16 May 2024 19:00
FSK
1
0
WOL
17 May 2024 16:00
HAM
0
2
BDR
17 May 2024 19:00
DIR
0
5
EIC
18 May 2024 16:00
KDG
1
1
HOS
18 May 2024 19:00
HAW
2
3
MEC
19 May 2024 16:00
ADA
2
1
SID
19 May 2024 19:00
SHA
1
2
BUN
Round 26
23 May 2024 16:00
WOL
0
3
DIR
23 May 2024 19:00
EIC
4
1
ADA
24 May 2024 16:00
MEC
2
2
SHA
24 May 2024 19:00
BDR
0
0
WOD
25 May 2024 16:00
CBE
1
0
FSK
25 May 2024 19:00
SID
0
1
KDG
26 May 2024 16:00
BUN
6
1
HAM
26 May 2024 19:00
HOS
1
2
HAW
Round 27
30 May 2024 16:00
CBE
2
2
BDR
30 May 2024 19:00
WOL
0
4
BUN
31 May 2024 16:00
FSK
0
1
MEC
31 May 2024 19:00
DIR
1
0
KDG
1 Jun 2024 16:00
HAW
0
5
ADA
1 Jun 2024 19:00
HAM
0
2
SID
2 Jun 2024 16:00
WOD
-
-
HOS
2 Jun 2024 19:00
SHA
-
-
EIC
Round 28
13 Jun 2024 16:00
SHA
-
-
FSK
13 Jun 2024 19:00
HAW
-
-
WOL
14 Jun 2024 16:00
ADA
-
-
BDR
14 Jun 2024 19:00
DIR
-
-
HOS
15 Jun 2024 16:00
EIC
-
-
BUN
15 Jun 2024 19:00
SID
-
-
MEC
16 Jun 2024 16:00
KDG
-
-
CBE
16 Jun 2024 19:00
HAM
-
-
WOD
Round 29
20 Jun 2024 16:00
HAW
-
-
BDR
20 Jun 2024 19:00
ADA
-
-
MEC
21 Jun 2024 16:00
DIR
-
-
SID
21 Jun 2024 19:00
HAM
-
-
WOL
22 Jun 2024 16:00
EIC
-
-
HOS
22 Jun 2024 19:00
KDG
-
-
BUN
23 Jun 2024 16:00
WOD
-
-
FSK
23 Jun 2024 19:00
SHA
-
-
CBE
Round 30
27 Jun 2024 16:00
KDG
-
-
FSK
27 Jun 2024 19:00
SHA
-
-
HAM
28 Jun 2024 16:00
EIC
-
-
CBE
28 Jun 2024 19:00
MEC
-
-
DIR
29 Jun 2024 16:00
ADA
-
-
WOL
29 Jun 2024 19:00
HAW
-
-
WOD
30 Jun 2024 06:00
SID
-
-
BDR
30 Jun 2024 19:00
HOS
-
-
BUN

Standing Table

#
Club
P
W
D
L
Pt
1
27
17
6
4
57
2
27
16
6
5
54
3
27
13
8
6
47
4
27
12
10
5
46
5
27
11
11
5
44
6
27
12
7
8
43
7
27
10
10
7
40
8
27
11
7
9
40
9
27
10
6
11
36
10
26
7
14
5
35
11
26
8
10
8
34
12
27
9
7
11
34
13
26
7
8
11
29
14
27
3
7
17
16
15
26
2
8
16
14
16
27
1
5
21
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Top scorers chart

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Player
Played
Goals
1
Hawassa Ketema
26
16
2
24
13
3
Kidus Giorgis
22
11
4
Bahir Dar Ketema
22
11
5
Adama Ketema
24
11
6
Ethiopia Nigd Bank
25
10
7
Ethiopia Bunna
19
9
8
Ethiopia Nigd Bank
22
9
9
Diredawa Ketema
23
9
10
Fasil Kenema
25
9

2023/24 Competitions

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CAF Champions League
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CAF Confederation Cup
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Ethiopian Cup
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Ethiopian Higher League
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Ethiopian League 1
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Ethiopian Premier League
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Ethiopian U-20 Premier League
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Ethiopian Women's Higher League
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Ethiopian Womens Premier League
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