Ethiopia overturn Burundi deficit

Ethiopia overturn Burundi deficit

by BackPageTXT

Sunday Oct 25, 2015. 20:39

Ethiopia booked their place for the 2016 African Nations Championship finals after recording a 3-0 win over Burundi in Addis Ababa on Sunday.

Defeated 2-0 in Bujumbura in the first leg, the Ethiopians are through 3-2 on aggregate.

Defender Seyoum Tesfaye put the locals ahead in the 37th minute, with Gatoch Panom giving Ethiopia a two-goal lead in the 73rd minute to level matters on aggregate.

And Tesfaye completed his brace from the penalty spot ten minutes from time to seal the qualification for the Walya Antelopes.

The final tournament will take place in Rwanda between 16 January and 7 February 2016.

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