Lesoto Vs. Ethiopia – Live text commentary

Lesotho 1-2 Ethiopia

45+1′ 53′ Getaneh Kebede | 58′ Jane Thaba-Ntšo

Full Time: It’s an away victory for the Walias over Lesotho in the 2017 AFCON qualifiers. The game ends 2-1.


90+1′ Elias Mamo is on replacing the injured Shimekit Gugsa who was stretchered off a minute ago.


90′ 4 minutes of injury time added.


82′ Abel Mamo fumbles the ball after a shot from Sitro Mane, but he recovers in time.


69′ Dawit Fikadu is replaced by Mintesinot Adane as the Walias look to increase their presence in midfield. Lesotho are however very much in the ascendancy since their goal.


62′ Asrat Megersa comes on replacing Shimelis Bekele.


58′ GOAL!!!

Lesotho pulls one back thanks to a venomous volley from Jane Thaba-Ntšo.


53′ GOAL!!!

Getaneh Kebede capitalizes on a defensive error and lobs the on rushing Lesotho keeper to double his tally.


50′ Lesotho have made a couple of long range attempts in the 2nd half, and are controlling the ball better after making a change in midfield.


46′ Ethiopia gets the 2nd half underway.


The first half ends with the Walias leading Likuena thanks to a solitary goal from captain Getaneh Kebede.


45+1′ GOAL!!!

Getaneh Kebede gives Ethiopia the lead with a brilliant curling effort from the edge of the box.


45′ 2 minutes of injury time added.


43′ Lesotho keeper Jousse is having one hell of a match. He saves efforts from Dawit Fikadu & Shimelis Bekele.


31′ Getaneh Kebede fails to convert after being played clean through.


23′ Lesotho keeper Jousse once again denies Ethiopia with a good save. Walias dominant so far.


13′ Lesotho’s first shot on target comes through a free kick. Abel saves.


8′ Lesotho keeper pulls off a series of brilliant saves to deny Getaneh Kebede and Dawit Fikadu.


3′ Getaneh Kebede volleys wide from inside the box.


2′ Early attack from Ethiopia sees Shimekit Gugsa’s shot from the edge of the box saved by Lesotho keeper.


1′ The game has kicked off.


Lesotho XI:

Jousse; Moremoholo, Makepe (c), Tseka, Sello; Kamela, Potloane, Sonopo, Jane, Thaba-Ntšo; Seturumane.



Ethiopia XI

Abel Mamo

Abdulkerim Mohammed – Aschalew Tamene – Anteneh Tesfaye – Ahmed Reshid

Shimeket Gugsa – Gatoch Panom – Shemeles Bekele – Ephrem Ashamo

Getaneh Kebede – Dawit Fikadu



Jemal Tassew

Desta Yohannes

Yared Bayeh

Mintesinot Adane

Asrat Megersa

Elias Mamo

Tafese Tesfaye


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