"Abraham Mebratu appointed Walias new coach ahead of Sierra Leone tie"

Abraham Mebratu appointed Walias new coach ahead of Sierra Leone tie

Ethiopian Football Federation has appointed Abraham Mebratu as the new coach of the National Team, Walia Ibex, Soccer Ethiopia reported.

The 48-year-old first task will be against Sierra Leone in Ethiopia in the race to Cameroon 2019.

They lost their opening Group F qualifier 5-0 in Ghana their next game is hosting Sierra Leone in September.

The new coach, who is also an Ethiopian has experience in national coaching. In March 2018 Mebratu’s Yemen senior team qualified for the Asian Cup for the first time.

The last Ethiopian National Team coach, Ashenafi Bekele, resigned in December 2017 and the team was without a coach since then.

"Cameroon 2019 Group F standings"

Cameroon 2019 Group F standings

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